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Boo-dah [music]

Physical description:
4 copy scores, 32 cm
6 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 31 cm
1 part (photocopy), 31 cm
5 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
2 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
1 manuscript, 35 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Holographs
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
Bass clarinet part for Blossom appears on the verso of the baritone part in grouping v. Bass part for Flamingo appears on the verso of the bass part in grouping v. 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.
There appear to be numbers from the Duke Ellington Band Book on some of the parts: 14, 17.
Summary:
18 parts and 1 score
Boo-dah is contained in two folders consisting of 1 thirteen page conductor score and 18 parts in Db Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hand (BS, Jones, Whaley?).
Folder A contains 18 parts in 5 groupings -- (i) 2 reeds - alto 1, tenor 2; 1 unidentified Bb instrument (trumpet - Freddy?); 1 trombone - Tizol. -- (ii) 1 reed - Nathan; bass. -- (iii) 1 reed - alto 1; 1 trombone - 1 (2). -- (iv) 2 reeds - alto 1 (2), baritone (2); trumpet (2). -- (v) 1 reed - baritone; bass (2).
Folder B contains thirteen page conductor score. Score does not indicate instrumentation. -- 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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