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TGTT [music]

Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 36 cm
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
12 copy scores, 32 cm
6 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
2 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
Copy scores
Lead sheet
Parts (musical)
Piano conductor scores
Short scores
United States
20th century
A part for "Cros" is noted on the verso of the one page short score in Folder B. Handwriting and other details have been reported based on the notes of David Berger, Andrew Homzy, Dr. Theodore Hudson, Walter van de Leur, Wayne Shirley, and Dr. Mark Tucker.
Condition: fair, worn, torn, stained.
Folder A, grouping i from the Mercer Ellington Library.
17 parts and an indefinite number of scores
TGTT is contained in three of eighty five folders for "Sacred concert II" consisting of 1 two page short score, 1 one page short score, 2 two page piano conductor scores, 1 one page piano conductor score, 1 lead sheet and 16 parts in G Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley, others?).
Folder A contains parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts for 1 reed - Procope; 2 trumpets - Cooty (2), Herb; 2 trombones - Brown, Chuck; bass. -- (ii) Parts for 5 reeds - Johnny, Procope, Hamilton, Paul, Harry; 2 trumpets - Merc, Cat; 1 trombone - Brown.
Folder B contains short scores. One page short score does not indicate instrumentation and appears incomplete. Two page short score indicates parts for 2 saxes, 2 clarinets.
Folder C contains piano conductor scores, lead sheet, and 1 part. Piano conductor scores do not indicate instrumentation. Lead sheet for unidentified treble instrument. Part for piano. -- All items except Folder A, grouping i 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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