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Grace valse [music]

Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
20 copy scores, 32 cm
Copy scores
Parts (musical)
United States
20th century
Additional materials for this piece are contained with "Anatomy of a murder scores," grouping viii. 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, tape. Folder A -- 20p. Folder A -- 6p., needs mylar. Folder A -- 2p.
Unsigned Ellington-Strayhorn composition.
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:;;
According to Mark Tucker's "Duke Ellington Reader," "Anatomy of a Murder" was a 1959 motion picture film, directed by Otto Preminger. Statement of responsibility taken from Music is my Mistress, by Duke Ellington.
20 parts
Grace valse is contained in one of thirty two folders for "Anatomy of a murder" consisting 20 parts in Eb Major concert -- in ink -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts for 5 reeds - Rab, Proc, Paul, Jimmy, Carney; 4 trumpets - Cat, 2, 3, Ray; 3 trombones - 1, Butter, John; bass. -- (ii) Parts for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 2, tenor 4, baritone; 2 trombones - 2, 3. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
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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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