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Esquatt [music]

Physical description:
2 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
14 copy scores, 32 cm
Copy scores
Parts (musical)
Short scores
United States
20th century
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.
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.
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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