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Canon [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 34 cm
8 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
2 copy scores, 32 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
A part for an untitled piece is noted on the verso of the short score in 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, worn.
Unsigned Ellington-Strayhorn composition.
Statement of responsibility taken from Music is my Mistress, by Duke Ellington.
Summary:
10 parts and 1 score
Canon is contained in one of eleven folders for "Plus belle africaine" consisting of 1 two page short score and 10 parts in Eb Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (BS, Whaley?).
Items in 2 groupings -- (i) Short score and parts. Short score indicates parts for 2 clarinets, tenor, baritone, Ray, trombones. Parts for 3 reeds - Jim, Proc, baritone; 1 trumpet - Cooty; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass. Part for Proc is noted on the verso of the part for Jim. Part for bass is noted on the verso of the part for trombone 3. -- (ii) Parts for 2 reeds - clarinet 1, clarinet 2. -- 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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