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Cham [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
8 copy scores, 32 cm
7 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
1 copy score, 29 cm
4 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
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, torn, tape, brittle, water spots.
Unsigned Ellington-Strayhorn composition.
Groupings ii & iii from the Mercer Ellington Library. Statement of responsibility taken from Music is my Mistress, by Duke Ellington.
Summary:
20 parts
Cham is contained in one of eleven folders for "Plus belle africaine" consisting of 19 parts in Eb Major concert, and 1 part in Gb Major concert (?) -- in ink and photocopy -- in unidentified hands.
Parts in 3 groupings -- (i) Part in Eb Major for 1 trombone - Lawrence. -- (ii) Parts in Eb Major for 5 reeds - Hodges (2), Procope (2), Hamilton (2), Gonsalves (2), Carney (2); 1 trumpet - Mercer; 4 trombones - Lawrence, 2, Buster, Chuck (2); bass (2). Many parts appear incomplete. -- (iii) Part in Gb Major (?) for bass. Part appears incomplete. -- Grouping i 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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