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Apes and peacocks [music]

Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
13 copy scores, 32 cm
Copy scores
Parts (musical)
Short scores
United States
20th century
Handwriting and other details have been reported based on the notes of David Berger, Andrew Homzy, Dr. Theodore Hudson, Walter van de Leur, and Dr. Mark Tucker.
Condition: fair, tape.
12 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Apes and peacocks is contained in two of fourteen folders for "Queen's suite" consisting of 1 six page short score, 1 three page short score and 12 parts in C Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hand (DE, Sanders?).
Folder A contains three page short score. Score indicates parts for Rab, Proc, Ham, Paul, Carney, trumpets, trombones.
Folder B contains six page short score and parts. Short score indicates parts for clarinets, tenor, trombones, drums, piano. Parts for 4 reeds - Procope, Jimmy, Paul, Harry; 4 trumpets - Ray, Terry, Cat, Baker; 3 trombones - Britt, Butter, John; 1 bass - Jim. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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