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Abstract [music]

Physical description:
16 parts, 31 cm
Copy scores
Parts (musical)
United States
20th century
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. -- parts are not in the best of condition, some separating at fold.
Condition: fair, torn, tape, soiled. Folder #29 -- 8p. Folder #29 -- 6p. Folder #29 -- 13p. Folder #29 -- 10p.
Copyright restrictions. Consult Archives Center staff. Paul Ellington, executor, is represented by Richard J.J. Scarola, Scarola Eillis LLP, 888 Seventh Avenue, 45th Floor, New York, N.Y. 10106. Telephone (212) 757-0007 x 235, Facsimile (212) 757-0469; E-Mail:;;
14 parts
1 folder containing 14 parts in key of Db Major? -- in black ink and pencil -- for reeds, brass, guitar, bass, and drums with conductor -- in unidentified copyist's hand -- 1 unidentified part in key of Gb Major/d# minor? in Whaley's and Ellington's hands.
15 parts from the Duke Ellington Library -- 5 reeds -- alto I, III, tenor II, IV, baritione; 2 trumpets -- I, II; 2 trombones -- I, II; guitar; drums; and bass with piano and conductor scores; one unidentified part not related -- other parts in this folder appear to be by the same copyist -- music in folder appears to be related, except for one part -- also included one published 1st violin part, unidentified, probably not related.
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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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