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Guitar amour [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Arranger:
Nelson, Oliver
Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 31 cm
8 copy scores, 32 cm
3 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
Additional materials for this piece are contained with "Paris blues scores," Folder A, grouping iii. 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.
Unsigned Ellington-Strayhorn composition.
Statement of responsibility taken in part from Music is my Mistress, by Duke Ellington.
Summary:
11 parts and 1 score.
Guitar amour is contained in two of thirty two folders for "Paris blues" consisting of 1 one page short score in e minor concert, and 11 parts in c minor concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, other?).
Folder A contains short score and 1 part. Short score does not indicate instrumentation and appears incomplete. Part for unidentified bass instrument (bass?). Part appears incomplete.
Folder B contains parts for 1 reed - Johnny; 2 violins - 1 (2), B (2); 2 cellos - A, B; drums; guitar; piano. -- 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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