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Main title [music]

Physical description:
2 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
36 copy scores, 32 cm
1 manuscript, 32 cm
1 part (photocopy), 28 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Copy scores
Holographs
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
1960
20th century
Notes:
A part for "Lift every voice and sing" is noted on the verso of a part in grouping i. Handwriting and other details have been reported based on the notes of David Berger, Andrew Homzy, Dr. Theodore Hudson, Walter van de Leur, and Mark Tucker.
Grouping v from the Presentation Album, vol. J. According to Mark Tucker's "Duke Ellington Reader," "Anatomy of a Murder" was a 1959 motion picture film, directed by Otto Preminger.
Summary:
36 parts and an indefinite number of scores.
Main title is contained in one of thirty-two folders for "Anatomy of a murder" consisting of 1 one-page short score and 8 parts in Bb Major concert, 1 two-page short score, 2 one-page short scores and 15 parts in F Major concert, and 13 parts in C Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley?).
Items in 5 groupings -- (i) Short score and parts in Bb Major. Short score indicates parts for Rab, Proc, bass clarinet, Ray, trumpets, Butter, bass. Short score appears incomplete. Parts for 3 reeds - Rab, Proc, bass clarinet; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, Ray; 1 trombone - Butter; bass. Parts appear incomplete. -- (ii) 1 one-page short score and parts in F Major concert. Short score indicates parts for trumpets, trombones. Parts for 5 reeds - Rab, Proc, Jimmy, Paul, Carney; 4 trumpets - Cat, Terry, Baker, Ray; 3 trombones - Britt, Butter, John; bass. -- (iii) Parts in F Major for piano (2). -- (iv) Parts in C Major for 5 reeds - Rab, Proc, Jimmy, Paul, Carney; 4 trumpets - Cat, Terry, Baker, Ray; 3 trombones - Britt, 2, John; bass. -- (v) Two page short score and 1 one page short score in F Major. Two-page score indicates parts for brass, bass. One page score does not indicate instrumentation and appears incomplete. -- All items except grouping v from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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