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Ring dem bells [music]

Arranger:
Matthews, Onzy
Physical description:
2 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
13 copy scores, 32 cm
2 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
4 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
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, brittle, tape.
Folder A from the Presentation Album, vol. J, p. 5. Folder B, grouping vii from the Mercer Ellington Library. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 85.
Summary:
21 parts
Ring dem bells is contained in two of six folders for "Check and double check" consisting of 16 parts in C Major concert (?), and 5 parts in c minor concert (?) -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in identified hand (Jones) and unidentified hands (DE, Whaley, Tizol, Sanders, Henderson?).
Folder A contains part in c minor (?) for piano. Part appears incomplete.
Folder B contains parts in 7 groupings -- (i) Parts in C Major (?) for 5 trumpets - Baker, Taft, Wallace, Nance, Herb; 2 trombones - Tizol, Tricky; unidentified treble instrument (trumpet?). -- (ii) Parts in C Major for 2 trombones - Tricky, Brown. -- (iii) Part in C Major for 1 trombone - 2. -- (iv) Parts in C Major (?) for 3 reeds - Johnny, Jimmy, Carney. -- (v) Parts in c minor for 4 reeds - alto 1, alto 2, tenor, baritone. -- (vi) Part in C Major (?) for 1 reed - Nat. -- (vii) Part in C Major for piano. -- All items except Folder A and Folder B, grouping vii 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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