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Physical description:
Several copy scores, 31 cm
Several parts, varying sizes
Several short scores, 31 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Lead sheet
Manuscript scores
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
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.
Summary:
Afro Bossa is contained in 1 flat storage box consisting of several short scores and parts, in varying keys, -- some pencil, some ink -- some Ellington manuscripts, some Strayhorn manuscripts, others in unidentified copyist's hands (Whaley? et al.) -- from the Duke Ellington and Mercer Ellington Libraries.
Short titles include: Absinthe, Afro Bossa, Bossa(?), Angu, Bonga, Bula, Eighth Veil, Moon Bow, Purple Gazelle, Silk Lace (also known as Caline), Tigress, etc. -- also included with Afro Bossa are two folders of unidentified parts and pages that may be related to the title.
Topic:
Music
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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