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Counter theme [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
2 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
12 copy scores, 32 cm
1 copy score, 29 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, worn, torn, tape, stained.
Grouping ii from the Mercer Ellington Library. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 17.
Summary:
15 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Counter theme is contained in one of eight folders for "Timon of Athens suite" consisting of 2 two page short scores and 15 parts in F Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley?).
Items in 4 groupings -- (i) 1 two page short score. Short score does not indicate instrumentation. -- (ii) Parts for 1 reed - Jimmy (2); 1 trombone - 2 (2). -- (iii) Parts for 4 reeds - Rab, Proc, Paul, Carney; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 2 trombones - 1, 3; bass. Many parts appear incomplete. -- (iv) 1 two page short score. Short score indicates parts for Rab, Proc, baritone, trumpets. -- All items except 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:
Archives Center - NMAH

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