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Orle [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
6 copy scores, 32 cm
10 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
10 copy scores, 31 cm
9 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 19 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Lead sheet
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
Additional materials for this piece are contained with "New Orleans suite scores," grouping vii. 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.
Unsigned Ellington-Strayhorn composition.
Grouping i from the Mercer Ellington Library. Statement of responsibility taken from Music is my Mistress, by Duke Ellington.
Summary:
36 parts
Orle is contained in one of eleven folders for "New Orleans suite" consisting of 35 parts in Db Major concert, and 1 lead sheet in F Major concert -- in ink and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley?).
Items in 3 groupings -- (i) Parts for 6 reeds - alto 1 (2), alto 3, alto (2), tenor 2 (4), tenor 4 (4), baritone (4); 5 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4 (2), Cat; 4 trombones - 1, 2 (2), 3 (2), trombone; bass (2). -- (ii) Parts for 2 trumpets - 1, Cat; 2 trombones - 1, trombone. -- (iii) Lead sheet for unidentified treble instrument. -- Groupings ii & iii from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
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