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[Asphalt jungle scores] [music]

Physical description:
2 manuscripts, 34 cm
5 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 33 cm
4 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
1 manuscript, 32 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Holographs
Music
Parts (musical)
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
8 separate titles from "Asphalt jungle suite" comprise the materials described above. 1 title is unique to this entry. Refer to the finding aid for further detail. 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 -- 25p. Folder A -- 19p.
This suite was actually written for the original pilot episode of the television series, "Asphalt Jungle." Music from 'The Lady and the Lawyer' which actually aired as the second episode on April 9, 1961, was entirely composed by the Ellington organization. -- information compiled by Mr. Johnathan D. Burlingame and reported in DEMS Bulletin (95/1).
Summary:
3 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Asphalt jungle scores is contained in one of sixteen folders for "Asphalt jungle suite" consisting of 3 one page short scores, 1 twenty one page short score and 2 parts in Gb Major concert (?), 1 two page short score and 1 six page short score in C Major concert (?), 1 one page short score in Db Major concert (?), 1 two page short score in G Major concert (?), and 1 one page short score and 1 part in d minor concert (?) -- in pencil -- in unidentified hands (DE, ME?).
Items in 8 groupings -- (i) 1 one page short score in Gb Major (?). Score does not indicate instrumentation and appears incomplete. -- (ii) Two page short score in C Major. Score indicates parts for Pro, Jimmy, Paul, baritone, trumpets, trombones. Score appears incomplete. -- (iii) 1 one page short score and 1 part in Gb Major (?). Short score indicates parts for Rab, baritone, trumpets. Score appears incomplete. Part for piano. -- (iv) 1 one page short score and 1 part in Gb Major (?). Short score indicates parts for Rab, baritone. Score appears incomplete. Part for piano. -- (v) Short scores in Db Major (?) and G Major (?). Score in Db Major indicates parts for alto, Proc, Ham, Paul, baritone, trumpets, bass. Score appears incomplete. Score in G Major indicates parts for Paul, baritone, trumpets, trombones, bass, piano. -- (vi) Six page short score in C Major (?). Short score indicates parts for sax, clarinet, baritone, Ray, Cook, Booty, bass. Score appears incomplete. -- (vii) Short score and part in d minor (?). Short score indicates parts for Rab, Proc, Paul, baritone, trumpets. Part for piano. -- (viii) Twenty one page short score in Gb Major (?). Score indicates parts for Rab, tenor, baritone, bass clarinet, trumpets, piano. Score is fragmentary and may actually reflect multiple incomplete scores. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
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