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Subtle slough [music]

Physical description:
2 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
3 copy scores, 32 cm
1 manuscript, 32 cm
1 part (photocopy), 32 cm
2 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Copy scores
Holographs
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
A short score for "Tonight" is noted on the verso of the short score in Folder A, grouping i. Short scores in Folder B (photocopies) are originally noted on the verso of "Green fare." 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, brittle.
Folder A, grouping i from the Presentation Album, vol. U, p. 44. Folder C from the Mercer Ellington Library. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 278.
Summary:
5 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Subtle slough is contained in three of one hundred fourteen folders for "Jump for joy" consisting of 2 one page short scores and 4 parts in F Major concert, 2 one page short scores in Eb Major concert, and 1 part in G Major concert (?) -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in identified hand (DE) and unidentified hands (Whaley, Tizol, other?).
Folder A contains items in 2 groupings -- (i) One page short score in F Major. Short score indicates parts for baritone, Ray, Wallace, Tricky. -- (ii) One page short score in F Major. Short score indicates parts for Rab, baritone, Rex.
Folder B contains short scores in Eb Major. Short scores do not indicate instrumentation and appear incomplete.
Folder C contains parts in 3 groupings -- (i) Parts in F Major for 3 reeds - Rab, Sears, Carney. -- (ii) Part in F Major for 1 trombone - Brown. -- (iii) Part in G Major for unidentified treble instrument. Part appears incomplete.
Folder A, grouping ii and Folder B 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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