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Metronome all out [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
54 copy scores, 32 cm
1 part (photocopy), 32 cm
1 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 28 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Piano conductor scores
Published sheet music
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
1946
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, tape, stained.
Folder A from the Presentation Album, vol. R, p. 20. Folder B, grouping i from the Mercer Ellington Library. Folder E from the Presentation Album, vol. E. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 2.
Summary:
55 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Metronome all out is contained in five of nine folders for "Magazine suite" consisting of 1 five page short score and 55 parts in F Major concert, and 1 published three page piano conductor score in G Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley?).
Folder A contains short score. Short score indicates parts for Rab, sax, clarinet, baritone, Cat, trombone.
Folder B contains parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts for bass (2). -- (ii) Parts for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 2, tenor 4, baritone; horn; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; drums; piano.
Folder C contains parts for 8 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, Toby, Rab, tenor 1, tenor 2, Jimmy, Sears; 5 trumpets - 1 (2), 2 (2), 3 (2), 4, Cat; 6 trombones - 1 (2), 2 (2), 3 (2), Tricky, Jones, Brown; bass.
Folder D contains parts for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, Jimmy, Paul, baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3.
Folder E contains published piano conductor score. Score indicates parts for saxes, trombones, vibes, guitar.
Folder B, grouping ii, Folder C and Folder D from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
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