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Between the devil and the deep blue sea [music]

Composer:
Arlen, Harold
Lyricist:
Koehler, Ted
Physical description:
1 manuscript, 36 cm
25 copy scores, 31 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Music
Parts (musical)
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 -- 5p. Folder A -- 2p., folder B -- 11p. Folder B -- 11p.
Statement of responsibility -- Shapiro. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book on the parts in Folder B: 305.
Summary:
25 parts and 1 score
Between the devil and the deep blue sea is contained in two folders consisting of 1 twelve page conductor score and 13 parts in Ab Major concert and 12 parts in F Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (Tizol, Whaley?)
Folder A contains twelve page conductor score and 13 parts. Score for 5 reeds - Russ, Johnny, Jimmy, Paul, Carney; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, Cat, Cootie; 3 trombones; piano; bass; drums. Parts for 5 reeds - Johnny, Russ, Jimmy, Paul, Carney; 4 trumpets - Cat, 1, 2, Cootie; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass.
Folder B contains parts for 3 reeds - Otto, Johnny, Jimmie; 4 trumpets - Baker, Wallace, Nance, Rex; 3 trombones - Browne, Tizol, Tricky; bass; guitar. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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