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Tego [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Uniform title:
Afro-Eurasian eclipse
Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
14 copy scores, 32 cm
7 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, worn, torn, stained, tape. Folder A -- 4p., folder B -- 19p. Folder B -- 6p. Folder B -- 2p. Folder B -- 11p.
Unsigned Ellington-Strayhorn composition.
Copyright restrictions. Consult Archives Center staff. Paul Ellington, executor, is represented by Richard J.J. Scarola, Scarola Eillis LLP, 888 Seventh Avenue, 45th Floor, New York, N.Y. 10106. Telephone (212) 757-0007 x 235, Facsimile (212) 757-0469; E-Mail: rjjs@selaw.com; www.selaw.com; www.ourlawfirm.com.
Folder B, groupings ii & iv from the Mercer Ellington Library. Statement of responsibility taken from Music is my Mistress, by Duke Ellington.
Addl. KW Subjects:
Suites (Jazz ensemble)
Summary:
27 parts and 1 score
Tego is contained in two of twenty five folders for "Afro-Eurasian eclipse" consisting of 1 three page short score and 27 parts in Ab Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley, others?).
Folder A contains short score and part. Short score indicates parts for saxes, baritone, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, bass. Short score appears incomplete. Part for piano. Part appears incomplete.
Folder B contains parts in 4 groupings -- (i) Part for 1 trombone - 1. -- (ii) Parts for 5 reeds - alto 1 (2), alto 3 (2), tenor 2 (2), tenor 4 (2), baritone (2); 1 trumpet - 1; 3 trombones - 1 (2), 2 (3), 3 (2); bass (2). -- (iii) Parts for 1 trumpet - 1; 1 trombone - 1. -- (iv) Parts for 1 trumpet - 2; 1 trombone - bass (2).
Folder A and Folder B, groupings i & iii from the Duke Ellington Library.
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History : Archives Center. P.O. Box 37012, Suite 1100, MRC 601, Constitution Ave., between 12th and 14th Sts., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20013-7012. Call 202-633-3270 for appointment. Fax: 202-786-2453
Topic:
Music
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_172096

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