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MICH [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 36 cm
12 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
14 copy scores, 32 cm
1 manuscript, 32 cm
1 copy score, 30 cm
6 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
1 copy score, 27 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Holographs
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Piano conductor scores
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
Handwriting and other details have been reported based on the notes of David Berger, Andrew Homzy, Dr. Theodore Hudson, Walter van de Leur, and Mark Tucker.
Condition: fair, torn, brittle, tape. Folder A -- 3p., folder B -- 19p. Folder B -- 11p., mylar enclosures needed. Folder B -- 2p. Folder B -- 1p.
Grouping iii from the Mercer Ellington Library. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 37.
Summary:
33 parts and an indefinite number of scores
MICH is contained in two of twenty five folders for "Afro-Eurasian eclipse" consisting of 1 one page short score, 1 one page piano conductor score, 1 one page conductor score and 33 parts in eb minor concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley, other?).
Folder A contains scores. Short score indicates parts for tenor, baritone, trombones, bass. Piano conductor score does not indicate instrumentation. Conductor score indicates parts for trombones. Scores appear incomplete.
Folder B contains parts in 4 groupings -- (i) Parts for 1 reed - Rab (2). -- (ii) Parts for 2 reeds - Proc, baritone; 1 trumpet - Cat (2); 2 trombones - Brown (2), Chuck. -- (iii) Parts for 4 reeds - Rab (2), Proc, Paul (2), Harry (2); 3 trumpets - Cooty (2), Merc (2), Herb; 3 trombones - Brown (3), trombone, Chuck (3); bass (2); unidentified Bb treble instrument (2). -- (iv) Part for 1 trombone - Cat. -- All items except grouping iii from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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