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Silence [music]

Physical description:
2 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
14 copy scores, 32 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
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.
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.
Summary:
14 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Silence is contained in one of thirty one folders for "Drum is a woman" consisting of 1 one page short score in C Major concert, and 1 two page short score and 14 parts in D Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (DE, Mullens?).
Items in 2 groupings -- (i) Short score in C Major. Short score indicates parts for alto, Proc, Hamilton, Paul, baritone, bass clarinet, bass. Short score appears incomplete. -- (ii) Items in D Major. Short score indicates parts for Rick, Proc, Hamilton, Paul, baritone, Terry, Cat, trumpets, Britt, John, bass. Score appears incomplete. Parts for 5 reeds - Rab, Proc, Hamilton (2), Paul, Carney; 4 trumpets - Andres, Ray, Cook, Mullens; 3 trombones - Britt, Juan, Booty; 1 bass - Woode. Parts appear incomplete. -- 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, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_172245

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