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B.D.B. [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas) 1915-1967
Physical description:
15 copy scores, 31 cm
20 parts (photocopies), 31 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
Title means "Basie, Duke, Billy" -- A. Homzy. 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, torn. Folder A -- 45p., folder B -- 2p. Folder A -- 5p.
copyright 1964 -- copyright entry.
Summary:
35 parts
B.D.B. is contained in one folder consisting of 35 parts in Bb Major concert -- in ink and photocopy -- in copyist's hand.
Parts in 3 groupings -- (i) 3 reeds - alto 1, alto 2, tenor 3; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass. -- (ii) 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 2, tenor 3, tenor 4, baritone 5; 3 trumpets - 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass. -- (iii) 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 2, tenor 3, baritone 4, tenor 5; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones, 1, 2, 3. -- Parts in grouping i are copyist's masters. Parts in grouping ii are stamped "Basie." Parts in grouping iii are stamped "Ellington." -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
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