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Night creature [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Arranger:
Henderson, Luther
Physical description:
83 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
12 copy scores, 32 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Photocopies
Piano conductor 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, tape, brittle.
Summary:
95 parts
Night creature is contained in four of seven folders for "Night creature" consisting of 67 parts in C Major concert, and 28 parts in e minor concert -- in ink and photocopy -- in identified hand (Fleagle).
Folder A contains parts in C Major for 10 reeds - flute 1, flute 2, oboe 1, oboe 2, clarinet 1, clarinet 2, clarinet 3, bass clarinet, bassoon, contrabasson; 4 horns - 1/3, 2/4; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; tuba; 2 violins - 1, 2; viola; cello; bass (2); harp; percussion. Horn parts are noted 2 parts per sheet. Parts subtitled "Section 1."
Folder B contains parts in C Major for 10 reeds - flute 1, flute 2, oboe 1, oboe 2, clarinet 1, clarinet 2, clarinet 3, bass clarinet, bassoon, contrabassoon; 4 horns - 1/3, 2/4; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; tuba; 2 violins - 1, 2; viola; cello; bass; harp; percussion. Horn parts are noted 2 parts per sheet. Parts subtitled "Section 2."
Folder C contains parts in C Major in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts for 2 violins - 1, 2; viola; cello; bass; percussion. Parts subtitled "Section 1." -- (ii) Parts for 2 violins - 1, 2; viola; cello; bass; percussion. Parts subtitled "Section 2."
Folder D contains parts in e minor for 10 reeds - flute 1, flute 2, oboe 1, oboe 2, clarinet 1, clarinet 2, clarinet 3, bass clarinet, bassoon, contrabassoon; 4 horns - 1/3, 2/4; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; tuba; 2 violins - 1, 2 (2); viola; cello; bass; harp; percussion. Horn parts are noted 2 parts per sheet. Parts are subtitled "Section 3." -- 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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