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Zweet Zurzday [music]

Physical description:
2 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
4 manuscripts, 32 cm
26 copy scores, 32 cm
Type:
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
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, worn, stained.
Summary:
25 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Zweet Zurzday is contained in two of seven folders for "Suite Thursday" consisting of 1 two page short score in C Major concert (?), 1 three page short score, 2 one page short scores and 13 parts in G Major concert, and 1 eight page conductor score, 2 one page short scores and 12 parts in Eb Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in identified hands (DE, Whaley) and unidentified hands (Mullens, other?).
Folder A contains items in 4 groupings -- (i) Short score in C Major concert (?). Short score does not indicate instrumentation and appears incomplete. -- (ii) Parts in G Major for 5 reeds - Rab, Proc, Jimmy, Paul, Carney; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - Brown, Booty, 3; bass. -- (iii) Parts in Eb Major for 5 reeds - Hodges, Procope, Hamilton, Paul, Carney; 4 trumpets - Cook, Mullens, Merenguito, Ray; 3 trombones - Brown, Gee, Booty. -- (iv) One page short score in Eb Major. Short score indicates parts for sax, trumpets, trombones.
Folder B contains remaining scores. Three page short score in G Major indicates parts for tenor, trombones. Short score appears incomplete. Eight page conductor score in Eb Major indicates parts for clarinet, tenor. 1 one page short score in G Major indicates parts for clarinet, trombones. 1 one page short score in G Major indicates part for clarinet. One page short score in Eb Major indicates parts for saxes, baritone, trumpets, trombones. -- 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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