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NBDY [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
12 copy scores, 32 cm
8 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
6 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
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 -- 15p. Folder A -- 5p. Folder A -- 5p. Folder A -- 7p.
Unsigned Ellington-Strayhorn composition.
Groupings ii & iii from the Mercer Ellington Library. Statement of responsibility taken from Music is my Mistress, by Duke Ellington.
Summary:
26 parts and 1 score
NBDY is contained in one of twenty five folders for "Afro-Eurasian eclipse" consisting of 1 four page short score and 26 parts in f minor concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley, other?).
Items in 4 groupings -- (i) Short score. Short score indicates parts for Proc, saxes, baritone, trumpets. -- (ii) Parts for 5 reeds - Norris (4), Ashby (2), Proc (3), Paul (2), Carney (2); 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4 (2); 2 trombones - 1, 3 (2). -- (iii) Parts for 1 trombone - 2. -- (iv) Parts for 1 reed - Proc; 1 trumpet - 1; 2 trombones - 1, 2. -- Groupings i & iv 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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