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Upper and outest [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
1 copy score, 35 cm
13 copy scores, 32 cm
1 part (photocopy), 32 cm
1 part (photocopy), 28 cm
Type:
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
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, tape, brittle. Folder A -- 6p., folder B -- 7p. Folder B -- 1p. Folder B -- 27p.
Unsigned Ellington-Strayhorn composition.
Folder B, grouping i from the Mercer Ellington Library. According to Mark Tucker's "Duke Ellington Reader," "Anatomy of a Murder" was a 1959 motion picture film, directed by Otto Preminger. Statement of responsibility taken from Music is my Mistress, by Duke Ellington.
Summary:
15 parts and 1 score
Upper and outest is contained in two of thirty two folders for "Anatomy of a murder" consisting of 1 seven page conductor score and 15 parts in Db Major concert -- in ink and photocopy -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Folder A contains conductor score. Score indicates parts for 5 reeds, 4 trumpets, 3 trombones, bass.
Folder B contains parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts for 1 reed - Rab; 2 trumpets - Ray, Terry; 1 trombone - Britt (2); bass (2). -- (ii) Parts for 4 reeds - Proc, Jimmy, Paul, Carney; 2 trumpets - Cat, Baker; 2 trombones - Butter, John.
Folder A and Folder B, grouping 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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