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Hamlet [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
13 copy scores, 32 cm
8 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
7 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Manuscripts
Place:
United States
Date:
1957
20th century
Notes:
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.
Grouping i from the Mercer Ellington Library.
Summary:
29 parts.
Hamlet is contained in one of twenty eight folders for "Such sweet thunder" consisting of 23 parts in F Major concert, and 6 parts in Db Major concert -- in ink and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, Sanders?).
Parts in 5 groupings -- (i) Parts in F Major for 1 reed - Johnny (3); 1 trumpet - Ray; 2 trombones - 1 (2), Butter (2); bass (2). -- (ii) Parts in F Major for 2 trumpets - Mercer, Cook. -- (iii) Parts in F Major for 2 reeds - Procope (2), Harry (2); 2 trumpets - Cat (2), Terry (2). -- (iv) Parts in F Major for 2 reeds - Jimmy (2), Paul. -- (v) Parts in Db Major for 3 reeds - Johnny (2), Procope (2), Harry (2). -- All items except grouping i from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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