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Igloo [music]

Physical description:
13 copy scores, 32 cm
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
3 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
3 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
Parts for an untitled piece are also contained 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, torn, tape, stained.
Folder B, grouping i from the Mercer Ellington Library. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 128.
Summary:
19 parts and 1 score
Igloo is contained in two of seven folders for "Suite for swinging" consisting of 1 five page short score and 19 parts in a minor concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley?).
Folder A contains short score. Short score indicates parts for Rab, Paul, baritone, 4 trumpets, trombones.
Folder B contains parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts for 2 reeds - Eb transposing instrument (2), Jimmy (2); 2 trumpets - 2, Herb (2); 2 trombones - 1, 3 (2). Some parts appear incomplete. -- (ii) Parts for 4 reeds - Rab, Proc, Paul, Carney; 2 trumpets - 1, 4; 2 trombones - 1, 2; bass. Some parts appear incomplete.
Folder A and Folder B, grouping ii from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
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