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MKIS [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
15 copy scores, 32 cm
8 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:
A part for an untitled piece is also contained in this folder. 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.
Unsigned Ellington-Strayhorn composition.
Grouping iii from the Mercer Ellington Library. Statement of responsibility taken from Music is my Mistress, by Duke Ellington.
Summary:
25 parts and an indefinite number of scores
MKIS is contained in one of seven folders for "Toga brava suite" consisting of 2 four page short scores and 25 parts in C Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley?).
Items in 3 groupings -- (i) 1 short score. Short score indicates parts for sax, baritone, trumpets, trombones. -- (ii) 1 short score. Short score indicates parts for flute, sax, baritone, trumpets, trombones. -- (iii) Parts for 5 reeds - alto 1 (2), alto 3 (2), tenor 2 (2), tenor 4 (2), baritone (2); 4 trumpets - 1, 2 (2), 3 (2), 4 (2); 3 trombones - 1, 2 (2), 3 (2); bass (2); guitar. -- Groupings i & 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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