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Polly mix [music]

Physical description:
6 copy scores, 32 cm
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
1 manuscript, 32 cm
Copy scores
Parts (musical)
Piano conductor scores
United States
20th century
A part for "Polly lead" from "Anatomy of a murder" is noted on the verso of the piano conductor score for this piece. Part for unidentified treble instrument. 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.
Condition: fair, worn. Folder A -- 9p.
According to Mark Tucker's "Duke Ellington Reader," "Anatomy of a Murder" was a 1959 motion picture film, directed by Otto Preminger.
7 parts and 1 score
Polly mix is contained in one of thirty two folders for "Anatomy of a murder" consisting of 1 one page piano conductor score and 7 parts in Eb Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (BS, Whaley?).
Piano conductor score indicates parts for alto, clarinet, baritone, trombone. Parts for 3 reeds - alto, clarinet, baritone; trumpet; trombone; bass; piano. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
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Archives Center - NMAH

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