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How you sound [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
1 manuscript, 35 cm
24 copy scores, 32 cm
1 part (photocopy), 29 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Holographs
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, tape, torn, worn, stained.
Folder B from the Presentation Album, vol. O. Copyright by Tempo Music, Inc. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 289.
Summary:
24 parts and an indefinite number of scores
How you sound is contained in four of four folders for "Symphomaniac" consisting of 1 two page short score in C Major concert (?), and 1 seven page short score, 1 twenty page conductor score and 24 parts in F Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley?).
Folder A contains two page short score in C Major (?). Short score indicates parts for saxes. Score appears incomplete.
Folder B contains seven page short score in F Major. Short score indicates parts for Hamilton, Nance, 3 trombones.
Folder C contains twenty page conductor score in F Major. Conductor score indicates parts for 5 reeds, 4 trumpets, 3 trombones, bass.
Folder D contains parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 2, tenor 4, baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass. -- (ii) Parts for 3 reeds - Rab, Jimmy, Sears; 6 trumpets - 1, 2, Williams, 4, Ray, Killian; 2 trombones - Brown, 3. Some parts appear incomplete. -- All items except 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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