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Barzallai Lou [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
13 copy scores, 31 cm
1 manuscript, 31 cm
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 31 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Copy scores
Holographs
Lead sheet
Music
Parts (musical)
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, torn, tape. Folder A -- 11p., folder B -- 1p., folder C -- 1p., folder D -- 2p. (in mylar). Folder A -- 4p.,. Folder A -- 3p., folder B -- 3p.,.
Copyright 1943 -- copyright entry. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book on the parts: 12.
Summary:
12 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Barzallai Lou is contained in four folders consisting of 2 four page short scores, 12 parts, and 1 lead sheet in g minor concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley, copyist?).
Folder A contains parts in 2 groupings -- (i) 1 reed - Rab; 1 trombone - Jones. -- (ii) 1 unidentified treble instrument; 3 reeds - Otto, Barney, Ben; 3 trumpets - Rex, Wallace, Nance; 2 trombones - Brown, Tricky; bass.
Folder B contains 1 four page short score. Short score does not indicate instrumentation.
Folder C contains 1 lead sheet.
Folder D contains 1 four page short score. Short score indicates parts for Ben, Barney, baritone, Otto.
Folder A and B from the Duke Ellington Library.
Folder C from Presentation Album A, p. 18.
Folder D from Presentation Album J, p. 15.
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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