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B.W.W.W [music]

Physical description:
1 part (photocopy), 36 cm
9 copy scores, 32 cm
6 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
14 copy scores, 31 cm
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 31 cm
6 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Short scores
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, tape, worn, torn. Folder B -- 12p., folder C -- 19p. Folder A -- 2p., folder C -- 12p. . Folder A -- 2p., folder B -- 9p. Folder B -- 3p.
Remaining items from the Mercer Ellington Library. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: X8.
Summary:
36 parts and 1 score
B.W.W.W. is contained in three of seven folders for "Assault on a queen" consisting of 1 four page short score and 36 parts in F Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley, other?).
Folder A contains short score. Short score indicates parts for 2 altos, clarinet, tenor, baritone, trumpets.
Folder B contains parts in 3 groupings -- (i) Part for 1 reed - Rab. -- (ii) Parts for 3 reeds - Johnny, Paul, Harry (2); 1 trumpet - Cat (2); 1 trombone - Brown. -- (iii) Parts for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 2, tenor 1, tenor 2, baritone; 2 trumpets - 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3.
Folder C contains parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts for 2 reeds - Proc (2), Jimmy (2); 2 trumpets - 3, Cootie; 1 trombone - Brown (2); bass (2). -- (ii) Parts for 3 reeds - Rab (2), Paul (2), Harry (2); 1 trumpet - Cat (2).
Folder A and Folder B, groupings i & iii 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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