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Chau-go-ga-gog man chau-ga-gog chau buna-gung a maug [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
1 part (photocopy), 32 cm
1 part (photocopy), 28 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Music
Photocopies
Piano vocal scores
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
Short score is originally noted on the verso of "I've got to be a rug cutter." 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. Folder A -- 4p.
Piano vocal score from the Presentation Album, vol. B. -- According to Mark Tucker's "The Duke Ellington Reader," this piece is part of an Ellington "tone-parallel" ("Beautiful Indians").
Summary:
2 scores
Chau-go-ga-gog man chau-ga-gog chau buna-gung a maug is contained in one of six folders for "The beautiful indians" consisting of 1 one page short score in Gb Major concert, and 1 three page piano vocal score in G Major concert -- in photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, Sanders?).
Short score does not indicate instrumentation and appears incomplete. Piano vocal score lyrics begin "On lake Chau-go-ga-gog ... you fish on your side ...". -- Short score from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
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