Smithsonian Institution

Search Results

Collections Search Center
1 documents - page 1 of 1

Afromantique [music]

Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
15 copy scores, 32 cm
1 manuscript, 32 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Copy scores
Holographs
Music
Parts (musical)
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, worn, torn.
From the Mercer Ellington Library. There appear to be numbers from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 36, 87, 116.
Summary:
16 parts and 1 score
Afromantique is contained in one of twenty three folders for "Liberian suite" consisting of 1 one page short score and 14 parts in c minor concert, and 2 parts in C Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in identified hand (BS) and unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Items in 3 groupings -- (i) Short score. Short score indicates parts for sax, baritone, Killian, 3 trumpets, trombones, bass. -- (ii) Parts in c minor for 5 reeds - Rab, Proc, Jimmy, Sears, Carney; 3 trumpets - Scad, Williams, Baker; 3 trombones - Jones, Tyree, Brown; bass; tympani; guitar. -- (iii) Parts in C Major for 1 reed - Proc; 1 trombone - Jones. Parts appear to correspond to the final 17 measures of the parts in grouping ii.
Topic:
Music
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

Modify Your Search






or


Narrow By
  • Archival materials
  • Holographs (autographs)
  • Manuscripts
  • Music
  • Music parts
  • Scores
  • Short scores
  • Archival materials
  • Holographs (autographs)
  • Manuscripts
  • Music
  • Music parts
  • Scores
  • Short scores
  • Music
  • United States
Filter results to a specific time period.
  • 1900s
  • 1910s
  • 1920s
  • 1930s
  • 1940s
  • 1950s
  • 1960s
  • 1970s
  • 1980s
  • 1990s
  • Archives Center - NMAH