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Haupe [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
18 copy scores, 32 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
1959
20th century
Notes:
Additional materials for this piece are contained in "Anatomy of a murder scores," groupings iv & 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. Folder A -- 20p.
Unsigned Ellington-Strayhorn composition.
Grouping i from the Presentation Album, vol. J, p. 4. 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.
Summary:
18 parts and 1 score.
Haupe is contained in one of thirty-two folders for "Anantomy of a murder" consisting of 1 two-page short score and 18 parts in Eb Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (BS, Whaley?).
Items in 3 groupings - (i) Short score. Short score does not indicate instrumentation and appears incomplete. --(ii) Parts for 2 reeds - Proc, Carney; 3 trombones - Britt, Butter, John; bass. -- (iii) Parts for 5 reeds - Rab, Proc, Jimmy, Paul, Carney; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass. -- Groupings ii & iii from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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