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Autumn in New York [music]

Composer:
Duke, Vernon 1903-1969
Physical description:
16 copy scores, 31 cm
Type:
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Piano conductor scores
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
1923
1969
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 Dr. Mark Tucker.
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: rjjs@selaw.com; www.selaw.com; www.ourlawfirm.com.
copyright, 1934 -- Shapiro. There appear to be numbers from the Duke Ellington Band Book on many of the parts: 288, 110.
Fair: tape, worn, torn.
Summary:
13 parts and an indefinite number of scores. Folder A -- 6pp., folder B -- 12pp. Folder B -- 2pp. Folder B -- 2pp. Folder B -- 5pp.
Autumn in New York is contained in two folders consisting of 1 two page short score, 1 two page conductor score, and 1 part in F Major concert, 1 two page piano conductor score in Bb Major concert, and 12 parts in Db Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Folder A contains scores and 1 part - vocal. Short score does not include instrumentation. Conductor score for 3 saxes - alto, tenor, baritone; 2 trumpets - 1, 2; trombone; bass; piano. Folder B contains parts in 2 groupings -- (i) 3 trumpets - 2, 3, Killian; bass. -- (ii) 2 altos - 1, 2; 2 tenors - 1, 2. baritone; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3. -- Indiana and an untitled work are noted on the verso. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History : Archives Center. P.O. Box 37012, Suite 1100, MRC 601, Constitution Ave., between 12th and 14th Sts., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20013-7012. Call 202-633-3270 for appointment. Fax: 202-786-2453
Topic:
Music
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_173589

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