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West Indian stomp [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
11 manuscripts, 32 cm
8 copy scores, 32 cm
1 copy score, 31 cm
2 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:
A part for "Dormant beauty" is noted on the verso of the short score in Folder A, grouping i. 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, brittle, tape. Folder A -- 5p.,folder B -- 7p. Folder A -- 9p.,folder B -- 2p ,in poor condition. Folder A -- 7p(2 in mylar).,folder B -- 3p. Folder B -- 3p.
Unsigned Ellington-Strayhorn composition.
Statement of responsibility taken from Music is my Mistress, by Duke Ellington. There appear to be numbers from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 130, 345.
Summary:
21 parts and an indefinite number of scores
West Indian stomp is contained in two of sixty two folders for "Black, brown and beige" consisting of 1 one page short score, 1 two page piano conductor score and 8 parts in Eb Major concert, 11 parts in Db Major concert, and 2 parts in F Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, ME, Tizol, Whaley?).
Folder A contains items in 6 groupings -- (i) Scores. Short score indicates parts for Otto, Ben, baritone, Ray, trumpets, Tricky, Tizol, Brown, bass. Piano conductor score indicates parts for Rab, Barney, baritone, Nance, Tizol, bass. Piano conductor score is noted on the verso of the short score. -- (ii) Parts in Eb Major for 1 reed - Otto; 2 trumpets - Rex, Wallace; 2 trombones - Brown, Tricky; unidentified bass instrument. -- (iii) Part in Eb Major for 1 reed - Carney. -- (iv) Parts in Db Major for 1 reed - Johnny; 1 trumpet - Rex; 1 trombone - Brown. -- (v) Parts in F Major for 1 trumpet - 2; guitar (?). -- (vi) Part in Eb Major for 1 trumpet - Ray.
Folder B contains items in 3 groupings -- (i) Part in Db Major for 1 reed - alto 3. -- (ii) Parts in Db Major for 1 reed - tenor 4; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, Ray; 1 trombone - 2. -- (iii) Parts in Db Major for Carney; unidentified treble instrument (alto?). -- 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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