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Madness in great ones [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
15 copy scores, 32 cm
2 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
1 part (photocopy), 28 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
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.
Condition: fair, torn, tape.
Folder C from the Presentation Album, vol. V. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 231.
Summary:
16 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Madness in great ones is contained in three of twenty eight folders for "Such sweet thunder" consisting of 2 fourteen page short scores, 1 eight page short score and 16 parts in F Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, Sanders, Whaley?).
Folder A contains 1 fourteen page short score and parts. Short score indicates parts for alto, clarinet, tenor, baritone, trumpets, trombones, bass. Parts for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 2, tenor 4, baritone; 4 trumpets - solo, 1, 2, 3; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3.
Folder B contains parts for 1 reed - Carney; 1 trombone - John (3).
Folder C contains remaining short scores. Eight page short score indicates parts for Rab, Proc, Ham, Paul, baritone, Cook, Ray, Cat, Terry, Britt, Butter, bass. Fourteen page short score indicates parts for alto, clarinet, tenor, baritone, trumpets, trombones, bass.
Folder A and Folder B 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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