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Azalea [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 31 cm
1 part (photocopy), 28 cm
31 copy scores, 31 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Piano vocal scores
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
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.
Condition: fair, stained, worn, torn. Folder A -- 31p. Folder A -- 4p. Folder A -- 5p.
Lyrics and melody by Duke Ellington -- 1942 copyright entry.
Summary:
30 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Azalea is contained in one folder consisting of 1 five page short score, 1 one page short score, 1 three page piano vocal score, and 30 parts in F & Eb Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (Whaley, BS?).
Parts in 3 groupings -- (i) 2 reeds - Rab, Carney; 4 trumpets - Baker, Taft, Dud, Scad; 1 trombone - Jones; guitar; bass. -- (ii) 4 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, Jimmy, Paul; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 2 trombones - 1, 3. -- (iii) 6 reeds - Paul (2), Willie, Rick, Proc, Jimmy, Carney; 3 trumpets - Clark, Cookie, Ray; 1 trombone - Britt. -- One page short score (photocopy) is originally noted on the verso of Something to live for. -- 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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