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Red garter [music]

Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas) 1915-1967
Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
2 copy scores, 32 cm
4 manuscripts, 32 cm
Copy scores
Parts (musical)
Short scores
United States
20th century
A part for "Red drawers" is also contained in Folder B. 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.
Folder A from the Presentation Album, vol. W, p. 13.
6 parts and 1 score
Red garter is contained in two of ten folders for "Toot suite" consisting of 1 two page short score and 6 parts in F Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (DE, Sanders, Whaley?).
Folder A contains short score. Short score indicates parts for saxes, baritone, Britt, trombones.
Folder B contains parts for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, clarinet, tenor 1, baritone; trombone.
Folder B from the Duke Ellington Library.
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
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