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Bula [music]

Physical description:
14 copy scores, 32 cm
8 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
5 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
An additional holograph short score for this piece is contained with "Afro Bossa scores," grouping v. 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, torn, worn. Folder #41 -- 14p. Folder #41 -- 10p. Folder #41 -- 12p. Folder #41 -- 11p.
There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 13.
Summary:
27 parts
Bula is contained in one of nineteen folders for "Afro Bossa" consisting of 25 parts in G Major concert, and 2 parts in C Major concert -- in ink and photocopy -- in identified hand (Jones) and unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Parts in 5 groupings -- (i) Parts in G Major for 1 reed - Carney; 1 trumpet - Herb (2). -- (ii) Parts in G Major for 1 reed - Carney (2); 1 trumpet - 1. -- (iii) Parts in G Major for 5 reeds - Rab (2), alto 3 (2), Jimmy (2), Paul (2), Carney; 3 trumpets - 1, 3 (2), 4; 3 trombones - Brown (2), Buster (2), Chuck (2). Many parts appear incomplete. -- (iv) Part in C Major for bass. Part appears incomplete. -- (v) Part in C Major for bass. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
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