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Beyond category [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas) 1915-1967
Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 31 cm
1 part (photocopy), 32 cm
2 copy scores, 32 cm
2 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
There appear to be inconsistencies in the subtitles on some of the parts in this suite (i.e., P.O.E III, P.O.E. II, P.O.E. I). The grouping of the parts described above is based similarities in key signature and musical structure, rather than the subtitles. 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, stained.
Summary:
4 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Beyond category is contained in one of four folders for "Portrait of Ella" consisting of 1 four page short score, 1 six page short score and 4 parts in Bb Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (BS, Sanders?).
Items in 3 groupings -- (i) Four page short score. Score indicates parts for alto, Proc, Jim, Paul, Carney, Terry, trumpets. -- (ii) Six page short score. Score indicates parts for saxes, clarinet, trumpets, trombones. -- (iii) Parts for 2 trumpets - Clark, 4; 2 trombones - Britt, Butter. -- 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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