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Circle of fourths [music]

Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas) 1915-1967
Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
3 copy scores, 32 cm
Copy scores
Parts (musical)
Piano conductor scores
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, Wayne Shirley, and Dr. Mark Tucker.
Condition: fair, worn, tape.
Folder A from the Presentation Album, vol. V.
1 part and an indefinite number of scores
Circle of fourths is contained in two of twenty eight folders for "Such sweet thunder" consisting of 1 five page piano conductor scores and 2 two page short scores in C Major concert, and 1 part in Bb Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley, others?).
Folder A contains piano conductor score. Piano conductor score indicates parts for tenor, orchestra.
Folder B contains short scores in C Major and 1 part in Bb Major. Holograph short score indicates parts for sax, baritone, trumpets, trombones. Copy score short score does not indicate instrumentation. Part for 1 trumpet - 3. Part appears incomplete.
Folder B from the Duke Ellington Library.
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
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