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Paki [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
11 copy scores, 32 cm
3 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
2 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
Parts for "P.N." are also contained in Folder C. 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, stained, 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: 85.
Summary:
16 parts and 1 score
Paki is contained in three of thirty one folders for "Far east suite" consisting of 1 four page short score and 16 parts in c minor concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley?).
Folder A contains short score. Short score indicates parts for saxes, clarinet, baritone, trumpets. Short score appears incomplete.
Folder B contains parts for 2 reeds - alto 1 (2), Carney (2); 2 trumpets - 2 (2), 4; 1 trombone - 2 (2).
Folder C contains parts for 3 reeds - alto 3, clarinet (2), Paul; 2 trumpets - 1, 3; 1 trombone - 1.
Folder A and Folder C 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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