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Bouncing bouyancy [music]

Physical description:
4 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
1 part (photocopy), 28 cm
3 copy scores, 32 cm
6 manuscripts, 32 cm
Copy scores
Parts (musical)
Short scores
United States
20th century
Part for Wallace in Folder B, grouping i (photocopy) originally noted on the verso of Until tonight. Parts for unidentified bass instruments for Until tonight appear on the verso of the parts in Folder B, grouping ii. 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.
Folder A from the Presentation Album, vol. L, p. 17. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book on many of the parts: 113.
13 parts and 1 score
Bouncing bouyancy is contained in two folders consisting of 1 four page short score and 8 parts in C Major concert, and 5 parts in Eb Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, BS, Whaley, Tizol?).
Folder A contains four page short score. Score indicates parts for clarinet, alto, tenor, baritone; trumpets - Cooty; trombones - Brown, Tricky, Tizol.
Folder B contains parts in 4 groupings -- (i) 1 trumpet - Wallace. -- (ii) 2 trombones - Tricky, Brown; 1 unidentified bass instrument (bass?). Parts in these groupings in Eb Major concert. -- (iii) 2 reeds - Sears, Carney; 1 trumpet - Cooty. -- (iv) 1 reed - Johnny; 2 trumpets - Rex, Wallace; 3 trombones - Tizol, Brown, Tricky. Parts in groupings i & ii entitled "Bounce". Identified as distinct work by Walter van de Leur 2/95. Part for Sears in grouping iii similarly titled. No identification as distinct work, but also in Eb Major concert.
Folder B from the Duke Ellington Library.
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
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