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Esquatt [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 Mark Tucker.
Condition: fair, worn, torn.
There appear to be numbers from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 155, 156.
Summary:
15 parts and 1 score
Esquatt is contained in two of nine folders for "Magazine suite" consisting of 1 eight page short score and 13 parts in Bb Major concert, and 2 parts in C Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (DE, BS, Whaley?).
Folder A contains short score and 1 part in Bb Major. Short score indicates parts for Rab, Sears, Jim, bass clarinet, Taft, trumpets, Tricky, Brown. Part for unidentified bass instrument (bass?).
Folder B contains parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts in Bb Major for 3 reeds - Rab, Toby, Jimmy; 5 trumpets - Taft, Rex, Cat, Scad, Ray; 3 trombones - Jones, Tricky, Brown; bass. -- (ii) Parts in C Major for 1 reed - Carney; 1 trumpet - Williams. -- 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 - NMAH

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