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Laying on mellow [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
10 copy scores, 32 cm
2 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
5 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Short 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, torn.
Unsigned Ellington-Strayhorn composition.
Grouping ii from the Mercer Ellington Library. Statement of responsibility taken from Music is my Mistress, by Duke Ellington.
Summary:
17 parts and 1 score
Laying on mellow is contained in one of eleven folders for "Plus belle africaine" consisting of 1 two page short score and 15 parts in F Major concert, and 2 parts in C Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley, other?).
Items in 4 groupings -- (i) Short score. Score indicates parts for Proc, tenor, baritone, trombones. Score appears incomplete. -- (ii) Parts for 2 reeds - alto 2, baritone (2); trumpet; trombone; bass (2). -- (iii) Parts for 4 reeds - alto 1, alto 2, tenor 2 (2), tenor 4 (2); trumpet; trombone. -- (iv) Parts for Eb transposing instrument (2). -- All items except grouping ii 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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