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Night creature [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
3 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
2 copy scores, 32 cm
1 part (photocopy), 28 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Photocopies
Piano conductor scores
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
A piano vocal score for "Twilight time" is noted on the verso of the short score in Folder C. 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, tape, brittle.
Folder A, grouping i from the Presentation Album, vol. S. Folder A, grouping ii from the Presentation Album, vol. S, p. 28. Folder B from the Presentation Album, vol. S, p. 38. Folder C from the Presentation Album, vol. S, p. 40.
Summary:
6 scores
Night creature is contained in three of seven folders for "Night creature" consisting of 1 three page piano conductor score, 2 eleven page short scores and 1 five page short score in C Major concert, and 1 two page piano conductor score and 1 eighteen page short score in e minor concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, Sanders, other?).
Folder A contains scores in 2 groupings -- (i) Three page piano conductor score. Score does not indicate instrumentation. Score subtitled "Section I." -- (ii) 1 eleven page short score. Short score does not indicate instrumentation.
Folder B contains remaining short scores in C Major. Eleven page short score indicates parts for Rick, Proc, clarinet, Paul, baritone, horns, Cat, Ray, Cook, Terry, trombones, cellos, bass, harp. Score subtitled "First movement." Five page short score indicates parts for altos, clarinet, tenor, bass clarinet, trumpets, Britt, John, cello, bass. Score subtitled "Second movement."
Folder C contains scores in e minor concert. Piano conductor score does not indicate instrumentation. Score subtitled "Section III." Short score indicates parts for piccolo, flute, oboe, english horn, alto, Proc, Ham, tenor, Paul, baritone, horns, Cook, Ray, Butter, Britt, John, strings, bass. Score subtitled "Third movement."
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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