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Cocktails for two [music]

Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
9 copy scores, 32 cm
4 manuscripts, 32 cm
1 copy score, 30 cm
1 copy score, 29 cm
1 part (photocopy), 28 cm
Copy scores
Parts (musical)
Short scores
United States
20th century
Part for Pro in Folder B, grouping i (photocopy) is originally noted on the verso of a part for "Ain't nothin', nothin' baby." Parts for "Nothin'" are noted on the verso of some of the parts in Folder B, grouping i. Additional materials for this piece are contained in "Murder at the Vanities scores," grouping i. 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, torn, brittle.
There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 88.
16 parts and 1 score.
Cocktails for two is contained in two of eight folders for "Murder at the Vanities" consisting of 1 four page short score and 16 parts in C Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, Tizol, Henderson, Sanders?).
Folder A contains short score. Short score indicates parts for Rick, Proc, Hamilton, Paul, baritone, Ray, trumpets, Tizol, Britt, Butter.
Folder B contains parts in 4 groupings -- (i) Parts for 5 reeds - Rick, Pro, alto 3 (?), Paul, baritone; 4 trumpets - Nance, Cook, Terry, Cat; unidentified bass instrument (trombone?). Many parts appear incomplete. -- (ii) Parts for 2 trumpets - Cooty, Posey; 2 trombones - Browne, Tricky. -- (iii) Parts for 1 reed - baritone; 1 trombone - John. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
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Archives Center - NMAH

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