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Black, brown and beige suite [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Arranger:
Peress, Maurice
Physical description:
34 copy scores, 36 cm
Type:
Copy scores
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, tape. Folder A -- 37p.,folder B -- 42p.,folder C -- 15p., folder D -- 49p.,folder E -- 65p.,folder F -- 62p., folder G -- 1 conductor's folder. Folder A -- 8p.,folder B -- 4p.,folder C -- 9p., folder D -- 6p.,folder E -- 3p.,folder F -- 4p.
Summary:
34 parts
Black, brown and beige suite is contained in seven of sixty two folders for "Black, brown and beige" consisting of 34 parts in D Major concert -- in ink -- in unidentified hand (Peress?).
Folder A contains parts for 5 reeds - clarinet 1, clarinet 2, bass clarinet, oboe 1, oboe 2.
Folder B contains parts for 5 reeds - alto, english horn, flute 1, flute 2, flute 3.
Folder C contains parts for 3 reeds - bassoon 1, bassoon 2, bassoon 3.
Folder D contains parts for strings -- violin 1, violin 2, viola, cello, bass.
Folder E contains parts for 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 4 horns - 1, 2, 3, 4.
Folder F contains parts for 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; tuba; harp; drums - 1, 2, 3.
Folder G contains a folder for a conductor score. No score is present. The folder has an inscription: Presented by Nakamura Shokai, Osaka, May 23, 1966. -- 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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