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True [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
14 copy scores, 32 cm
8 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
5 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
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, tape, water spots. Folder A -- 20p. Folder A -- 18p. Folder A -- 13p.
Grouping ii from the Mercer Ellington Library.
Summary:
26 parts and an indefinite number of scores
True is contained in one of twenty five folders for "Afro-Eurasian eclipse" consisting of 1 four page short score, 1 one page piano conductor score and 26 parts in Bb Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley, other?).
Items in 3 groupings -- (i) Scores and part. Short score indicates parts for Paul, saxes, trumpets, trombones. Piano conductor score does not indicate instrumentation and appears incomplete. Part for piano. Part appears incomplete. -- (ii) Parts for 5 reeds - Norris (2), Proc (2), Paul (2), Ash (2), Harry (2); 4 trumpets - Cat, 2 (2), 3 (2), 4 (2); 3 trombones - 1, 2 (2), bass (2); bass. -- (iii) Parts for 1 trumpet - Cat; 1 trombone - 1. -- Groupings i & 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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