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She [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
2 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
9 copy scores, 32 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Piano vocal scores
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, brittle, worn, stained.
Folder A, grouping i from the Presentation Album, vol. U, p. 19. Folder A, grouping ii form the Presentation Album, vol. F.
Summary:
8 parts and an indefinite number of scores
She is contained in two of eight folders for "Man with four sides" consisting of 1 four page piano vocal score, 2 two page piano vocal scores and 1 two page short score in c minor concert, and 8 parts in a minor concert (?) -- in ink and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, Sanders, Tizol?).
Folder A contains items in 2 groupings -- (i) Four page piano vocal score. Lyrics begin "She, a silken thread of gossamer melody ...". Score appears incomplete. -- (ii) 1 two page piano vocal score. Lyrics begin as above.
Folder B contains remaining scores and parts. Two page piano vocal score lyrics begin as above. Short score indicates parts for Pro, trombone. Short score appears incomplete. Parts for 3 reeds - Pro, Hamilton, Carney; 3 trumpets - Baker, Nance, Nelson; 2 trombones - Butter, Britt. Some parts appear incomplete.
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:
Archives Center - NMAH

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