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New Orleanna [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas) 1915-1967
Uniform title:
Drum is a woman
Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
1 copy score, 32 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
Additional materials for this piece are contained in "Drum is a woman scores," Folder B, grouping xii. 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.
Unsigned Ellington-Strayhorn composition.
Copyright restrictions. Consult Archives Center staff. Paul Ellington, executor, is represented by Richard J.J. Scarola, Scarola Eillis LLP, 888 Seventh Avenue, 45th Floor, New York, N.Y. 10106. Telephone (212) 757-0007 x 235, Facsimile (212) 757-0469; E-Mail: rjjs@selaw.com; www.selaw.com; www.ourlawfirm.com.
Short score from the Presentation Album, vol. I, p. 12. Statement of responsibility taken from Music is my Mistress, by Duke Ellington.
Summary:
1 part and 1 score
New Orleanna is contained in one of thirty one folders for "Drum is a woman" consisting of 1 two page short score and 1 part in Eb Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (DE, Sanders?).
Short score indicates parts for Proc, alto, tenors, baritone, trombones, bass. Part for 1 trumpet - Cat. -- Part from the Duke Ellington Library.
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History : Archives Center. P.O. Box 37012, Suite 1100, MRC 601, Constitution Ave., between 12th and 14th Sts., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20013-7012. Call 202-633-3270 for appointment. Fax: 202-786-2453
Topic:
Music
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_172241

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