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Beige [music]

Physical description:
5 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
1 manuscript, 32 cm
1 copy score, 32 cm
1 copy score, 29 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Holographs
Music
Parts (musical)
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
Items in Folder B represent various titles from the "Beige" section of "Black, brown and beige." 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. Folder A -- 1p (in mylar).,folder B -- 21p (5 in mylar).,. Folder B -- 9p (4 in mylar).,.
Folder A from the Presentation Album, vol. H.
Summary:
1 part and an indefinite number of scores
Beige is contained in two of sixty two folders for "Black, brown and beige" consisting of 1 one page short score, 1 two page short score and 1 four page short score in Eb Major concert, 1 one page conductor score in C Major concert (?), 1 five page short score and 1 part in Bb Major concert, and 1 eight page short score and 1 one page short score in F Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley, Tizol?).
Folder A contains a one page short score in Eb Major. Short score indicates parts for saxes, clarinet, trumpet, trombone. Score appears incomplete.
Folder B contains remaining scores and part. One page conductor score in C Major (?) indicates parts for 1 sax, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, bass. Score appears incomplete. Five page short score in Bb Major indicates parts for Otto, baritone, Baker, trumpets, Brown. Two page short score in Eb Major indicates parts for baritone, Baker. Four page short score in Eb Major indicates parts for sax, clarinet, baritone, trumpets, trombones. Eight page short score in F Major indicates parts for alto, tenor, clarinet, Carney, trumpet. One page short score in F Major (?) indicates parts for sax, clarinet, Paul, baritone. Score appears incomplete. Part in Bb Major for 1 trombone - Brown.
Folder B 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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