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Amad [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas) 1915-1967
Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
12 copy scores, 32 cm
3 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
12 copy scores, 31 cm
1 part (photocopy), 28 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
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, torn, worn, tape.
Unsigned Ellington-Strayhorn composition.
Folder B from the Mercer Ellington Library. Statement of responsibility taken from Music is my Mistress, by Duke Ellington. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 4.
Summary:
28 parts and 1 score
Amad is contained in two of thirty one folders for "Far east suite" consisting of 1 seven page short score and 28 parts in c minor concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley, other?).
Folder A contains short score and parts. Short score indicates parts for sax, Pro, clarinet, baritone, trumpets, Brown, trombones, bass. Parts for 5 reeds - Hodges, Procope, Hamilton, Paul, Carney; 4 trumpets - Cat, Herb, Rolf, Cooty; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3.
Folder B contains parts for 5 reeds - Rab, Proc, Paul, clarinet (2), Carney; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3 (2), 4 (2); 3 trombones - 1, 2 (2), 3.
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:
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