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Sultry sunset [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
13 copy scores, 32 cm
1 part (photocopy), 32 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Piano vocal scores
Short scores
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 Dr. Mark Tucker.
Condition: fair, worn, torn, water spots.
Folder B from the Presentation Album, vol. G. There appear to be numbers from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 217, 260.
Summary:
13 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Sultry sunset is contained in two of eighteen folders for "Deep south suite" consisting of 1 seven page short score, 1 three page piano vocal score and 12 parts in Db Major concert, and 1 part in Bb Major concert -- in ink and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley, Sanders?).
Folder A contains items in 3 groupings -- (i) Short score. Short score indicates parts for Rab, baritone, trumpet. Score appears incomplete. -- (ii) Parts in Db Major for 3 reeds - Rab, Sears, Carney; 3 trumpets - Williams, Baker (2), Scad (2); 3 trombones - Jones, Brown, Wilbur; guitar. -- (iii) Part in Bb Major for 1 trombone - Tyree.
Folder B contains piano vocal score. Score does not include lyrics.
Folder A 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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