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Black and tan fantasy [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Miley, Bubber
Physical description:
10 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
7 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
37 copy scores, 32 cm
4 manuscripts, 32 cm
2 copy scores, 31 cm
6 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 31 cm
1 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 cm
6 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Published sheet music
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
1927
20th century
Notes:
Part in Folder F, grouping iv (photocopy) is originally noted on the verso of "Rose of the Rio Grande." -- Parts for "Rosie" are noted on the verso of parts in Folder C, grouping i. -- A part for "The mooch" is noted on the bottom of parts in Folder D, grouping vi. -- Parts for "Indigo" (Mood indigo?) and "Bugle call rag" are noted on the bottom of a part in Folder D, grouping vii. -- A part for "Satisfied" is also noted on the verso of a part in Folder D, grouping vii. -- 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, tape, brittle, stained. Folder C -- 2p., folder D -- 6p.,folder E -- 16p., folder F -- 29p.,folder G -- 3p. Folder B -- 1p(in mylar)., folder C -- 3p., folder D -- 7p.,folder E -- 7p., folder F -- 4p., folder G -- 6p. . Folder A -- 3p., folder D -- 2p., folder E -- 4p., folder F -- 2p. Folder B -- 2p(in mylar).,folder F -- 6p.
Folder A from the Presentation Album, vol. A, p. 28. Folder B from the Presentation Album, vol. K, pp. 9-10. Folder E, grouping iii and Folder G from the Mercer Ellington Library. There appear to be numbers from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 120, 11, 245, 45.
Summary:
71 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Black and tan fantasy is contained in seven of nine folders for "Black and tan fantasy" consisting of 2 two page short scores, 1 published partand 37 parts in bb minor concert (?), 32 parts in Bb Major concert, and 1 part in C Major concert (?) -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in identified hands (DE, BS, Jones) and unidentified hands (Whaley, others?).
Folder A contains published part for piano.
Folder B contains short scores. 1 short score indicates parts for brass, organ. 1 short score indicates parts for Rab, Otto, baritone, Rex, Wallace, Ray, Baker, Tricky, Tizol, Brown, bass.
Folder C contains parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts in bb minor (?) for unidentified treble instrument; 2 trumpets - Cooty, 3; trombone. -- (ii) Part in bb minor for 1 trumpet - 1.
Folder D contains parts in 7 groupings -- (i) Part in Bb Major for trombone. -- (ii) Part in bb minor for trumpet. -- (iii) Part in Bb Major for 1 trombone - 2. -- (iv) Parts in Bb Major for 1 trombone - 2 (2). -- (v) Part for 1 trumpet - Herb. -- (vi) Part for 1 trumpet - Nat (2). -- (vii) Partsfor 1 reed - tenor; 1 trumpet - 3.
Folder E contains parts in 3 groupings - (i) Part in bb minor forbass. -- (ii) Parts in bb minor for 1 reed - baritone; 1 trumpet - 2; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3. -- (iii) Parts in Bb Major for 4 reeds - Proc, Jimmy (2), Paul (2), Carney (2); 3 trumpets - Cat, Merc, Herb (2); 3 trombones - Brown (2) Buster, Chuck.
Folder F contains parts in 6 groupings -- (i) Part in bb minor for bass. -- (ii) Parts in Bb Major for 1 reed - Carney (2). -- (iii) Parts in bb minor for 2 reeds - Rabbit, Carney; 4 trumpets - Baker, 2, Rex, Wallace. -- (iv) Part in bb minor for 1 reed - tenor. -- (v) Part in C Major (?) for 1 trumpet - 4. -- (vi) Parts in bb minor for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 2, tenor 4, baritone; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass; drums; guitar; piano.
Folder G contains parts in Bb Major for 3 reeds - Rick (2), Jim (2), Paul (2); 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3.
Folders C, D, E, groupings i-ii, and F 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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