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Physical description:
6 copy scores, 31 cm
Copy scores
United States
20th century
"'A Blues" appears on verso of parts. -- Handwriting has been identified based on the notes of David Berger, Andrew Homzy, Mark Tucker, and Walter van de Leur. -- These folders were originally located in the parts of the collection listed as sub-unit 1: Duke Ellington library filing drawers and sub-unit 2: Mercer Ellington orchestrations.
Condition: worn, good.
6 parts
2 folders containing 8 parts in key of G -- ink -- in copyist's hand -- four reeds (alto, alto III, tenor II, IV), four brass (Chuck, Buster, trumpet II, III).
these eight parts are on the verso of title "'A' Blues." seven parts are in folder A which contains twelve parts from the Duke Ellington Library -- altos I, III, tenor II, IV; Chuck, Buster on trombones, bass, drums, two unidentified parts. one is in folder B which contains six parts from the Mercer Ellington Library -- one tenor, trumpet III, one bass trombone, three unidentified parts.
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
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