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Worksong theme [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
2 copy scores, 32 cm
12 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
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, tape. Folder A -- 12p. Folder A -- 11p. Folder A -- 4p.
Copyright 1943 by Tempo Music, Inc. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 112.
Summary:
14 parts
Worksong theme is contained in one of sixty two folders for "Black, brown and beige" consisting of 14 parts in c minor concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (BS, Henderson, other?).
Items in 2 groupings -- (i) Part for unidentified treble instrument. -- (ii) Parts for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 2, clarinet, tenor 2, baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2 (2), 3. -- 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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