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3 cent stomp [music]

Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 31 cm
16 copy scores, 32 cm
1 manuscript, 32 cm
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Parts (musical)
Short scores
United States
20th century
Parts for "Charleston," an untitled piece in Db Major concert and an untitled piece in Bb Major concert are noted on the verso of the conductor score in Folder C. 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, torn, tape, stained, brittle.
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Folder A from the Presentation Album, vol. V, p. 42. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 86.
16 parts and an indefinite number of scores
3 cent stomp is contained in three folders consisting of 1 seven page short score, 1 ten page conductor score and 16 parts in Ab Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (DE, Tizol, Whaley, Henderson?).
Folder A contains short score. Short score indicates parts for Rab, Ben, saxes, baritone, Baker, Ray, Rex, trumpets, Tricky, Brown, Tizol, bass.
Folder B contains parts in 3 groupings -- (i) Parts for 4 reeds - Johnny, Mallard, Chauncey, Carney; 3 trumpets - Baker, Wallace, Rex; 3 trombones - Brown, Tricky, Tizol; bass. Some parts appear incomplete. -- (ii) Parts for 1 trumpet - Flood; 2 trombones - Tricky, Jones. -- (iii) Parts for 2 trombones - Tricky, Jones.
Folder C contains conductor score. Conductor score indicates parts for alto, tenor, trumpet, trombone, piano.
Folder B and Folder C from the Duke Ellington Library.
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

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