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Fugue-a-ditty [music]

Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
5 copy scores, 32 cm
1 manuscript, 32 cm
Copy scores
Parts (musical)
United States
20th century
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, stained.
Folder A from the Presentation Album, vol. X. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 210.
6 parts
Fugue-a-ditty is contained in two of eight folders for "Tonal group" consisting of 5 parts in A Major concert, and 1 part in F Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (Whaley, Tizol, other?).
Folder A contains part in A Major for unidentifiedd treble instrument.
Folder B contains parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Part in F Major for 1 reed - Otto. -- (ii) Parts in A Major for 1 reed - Sears; 1 trumpet - Taft; 2 trombones - Jones, Wilbur.
Folder B from the Duke Ellington Library.
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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