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So so [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
13 copy scores, 32 cm
8 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
5 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 -- 5p., folder B -- 20p. Folder B -- 6p. Folder B -- 7p. Folder B -- 16p.
Unsigned Ellington-Strayhorn composition.
Folder B, grouping ii from the Mercer Ellington Library. Statement of responsibility taken from Music is my Mistress, by Duke Ellington.
Summary:
26 parts and 1 score
So so is contained in two of twenty five folders for "Afro-Eurasian eclipse" consisting of 1 eight page short score and 26 parts in Db Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley, other?).
Folder A contains short score. Short score indicates parts for Paul, sax, baritone, trumpets, trombones.
Folder B contains parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts for 1 trumpet - 1; 1 trombone - 1. -- (ii) Parts for 5 reeds - alto 1 (2), alto 3 (2), tenor 2 (2), tenor 4 (2), baritone (2); 4 trumpets - 1 (2), 2 (2), 3 (2), 4; 3 trombones - 1 (2), 2, 3 (2); bass (2).
Folder A and Folder B, grouping i 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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