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Sultry sunset [music]

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
Copy scores
Parts (musical)
Piano vocal scores
Short scores
United States
20th century
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.
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.
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
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