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Calypso belle [music]

Physical description:
2 manuscripts, 32 cm
2 copy scores, 32 cm
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Parts (musical)
Piano conductor scores
Short scores
United States
20th century
A part for I'll sing appears on the verso of the conductor score. An alternative version of the part is also included in this folder. 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.
1 part and an indefinite number of scores
Calypso belle is contained in one folder consisting of 1 three page piano conductor score in A Major concert, 1 four page short score in F & C Major concert, 1 three page conductor score and 1 part in C Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Piano conductor score does not indicate instrumentation. Short score does not indicate instrumentation. Different arrangements of the work appear on the same short score. The arrnagements appear to be incomplete. Conductor score indicates parts for 3 reeds - alto, tenor, tenor/baritone; 2 trumpets - 1, 2; trombone. Score appears to be incomplete. Part for trumpet. Part appears to be incomplete. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
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Archives Center - NMAH

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