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Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
22 copy scores, 32 cm
18 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
1 copy score, 31 cm
2 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
Type:
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
A part for "Battle royal" is noted on the verso of a part in grouping iii. 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, torn, stained, brittle.
Grouping v from the Mercer Ellington Library.
Summary:
26 parts and an indefinite number of scores
In is contained in one of sixty nine folders for "Sacred concert I" consisting of 16 two page conductor scores, 1 four page short score, 1 one page short score and 26 parts in f minor concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in identified hand (BS) and unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Items in 6 groupings -- (i) Four page short score. Short score indicates parts for Rab, Jim, Paul, Carney, Cooty, bass, voices - soprano, alto, tenor, baritone, bass. Lyrics begin "In, in, in, in ...". -- (ii) Conductor scores. Scores do not indicate instrumentation. Scores include lyrics. Lyrics begin as above. -- (iii) Parts for 4 reeds - Pro, Jimmy, Paul, Carney; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, Cootie; 1 trombone - Chuck. -- (iv) Parts for 4 reeds - Proc, Jim, Paul, Carney; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, Cootie; 1 trombone - 3. -- (v) Parts for 4 trombones - 1 (2), 2 (2), Brown, Buster (2); drums. -- (vi) One page short score. Short score does not indicate instrumentation. -- All items except grouping v from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
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