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Barber shop [music]

Physical description:
1 manuscript, 24 cm
1 manuscript, 35 cm
9 copy scores, 31 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Music
Parts (musical)
Piano vocal scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
There appear to be performance notes for Sandman on the verso of the piano vocal score. Unidentified part for Afro-cuban also appears on verso of piano vocal score. 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, tape. Folder A -- 1p., folder B -- 2p., folder C -- 15p. , folder D -- 55p. Folder C -- 18p.
There appear to be numbers from the Duke Ellington Band Book on the scores: 127, 25.
Summary:
8 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Barber shop is contained in four folders consisting of 1 one page conductor score, 1 fifty-five page conductor score, and 8 parts in Eb Major concert, and 1 piano vocal score in G major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Folder A contains one page conductor score which does not include instrumentation.
Folder B contains 1 two page piano vocal score, identified as the verse. Cover includes what appear to be performance cues.
Folder C contains parts for 1 reed - alto 1; 2 trumpets - 1, 2; piano; 4 voices - tenor 1, tenor 2, baritone, bass.
Folder D contains fifty-five page conductor score for 4 saxophones - 1, 2, 3, 4; voice; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 1 trombone; bass; piano. -- 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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