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Alabamy home [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Ringle, Dave
Arranger:
Singer, Louis C
Copyist:
Parker, Kaye
Physical description:
4 short scores, ca. 31 cm
9 parts, 31 cm
1 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscript scores
Music
Parts (musical)
Published sheet music
Short scores
Manuscripts
Place:
United States
Date:
1930
1981
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.
Dave Ringle and Duke Ellington credited as co-composers of words and music in the 1937 copyright entry.
Summary:
9 parts and an indefinite number of scores.
Alabamy home is contained in 4 folders consisting of 9 parts, one piano score, and one holographic score in f minor? for reeds, trumpets, cornets, and trombones -- in ink and pencil -- some in unidentified copyist's hands.
From Duke Ellington Library. folder a: appears to contain three DE holographs of Alabamy home consisting of 7pp; originally from Presentation Album I, p21.
Folder b: 6 parts in ink for 2 reeds, Rabbit, Otto; 3 trumpets, Rex, Wetsel, Cooty, 1 trombone, Brown; copied by Kaye Parker.
Folder c: 3 parts in pencil for cornets 1 & 2; 2 trombones.
Folder d: one piano score published by Mills Music, Inc., and arranged by Lou Singer; originally from Presentation Album A, p3.
Topic:
Music
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
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