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W.F. & B.F [music]

Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
32 copy scores, 32 cm
1 copy score, 31 cm
Copy scores
Parts (musical)
Short scores
United States
20th century
Additional materials for this piece are contained with "Sunset and the mockingbird" from "Queen's suite." A part for "Sunset and the mockingbird" is noted on the verso of one of these parts. Part for 1 trumpet - 4. Parts for an untitled piece are also contained with this piece. 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, worn.
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33 parts and 1 score
W.F. & B.F. is contained in three of fourteen folders for "Queen's suite" consisting of 1 two page short score and 33 parts in Eb Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley?).
Folder A contains short score and parts. Short score indicates parts for sax, clarinet, Britt, Butter, John, piano. Parts for 5 reeds - Rab, Proc, Jimmy, Paul, Carney; 4 trumpets - Cat, Herb, Mercer, Cootie; 3 trombones - Brown, Buster, Chuck; bass.
Folder B contains parts for 1 reed - baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, Ray, Terry, Baker; 3 trombones - Britt, Butter, John; bass.
Folder C contains parts for 4 reeds - alto 1, Jimmy, Paul, baritone; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 4; 3 trombones - 1, Butter, John; bass. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

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