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Drums [music]

Physical description:
2 manuscripts, 32 cm
11 copy scores, 32 cm
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Parts (musical)
United States
20th century
Parts for "King Porter," "So many times," "Buggy ride," "Pavanne," "Push out," and an untitled piece are noted on the verso of the conductor score in Folder A. 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: worn, brittle, stained.
12 parts and 1 score
Drums is contained in two of thirty one folders for "Drum is a woman" consisting of 1 thirteen page conductor score and 1 part in d minor concert, and 11 parts in f minor concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Folder A contains items in d minor. Conductor score does not indicate instrumentation. Part for piano.
Folder B contains parts in f minor for 5 reeds - Rick, Proc, Jimmy, Paul, Carney; 3 trumpets - 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - Britt, 2, 3. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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