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Can-can [music]

Composer:
Porter, Cole
Physical description:
9 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
10 copy scores, 32 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
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, tape.
Unsigned Strayhorn composition.
Statement of responsibility taken from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro.
Summary:
18 parts and 1 score
Can-can is contained in 1 folder consisting of 1 eight page short score and 11 parts in Bb Major concert, annd 7 parts in G Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (BS, Whaley?).
Short score does not indicate parts. Parts in 2 groupings -- (i) 9 reeds - Rabbit, alto 1, Nat, alto 2, Jimmy, tenor 1, Ben, tenor 2, Carney; 3 trumpets - Baker, Taft, Wallace; 2 trombones - Sandy, Tizol. -- (ii) 1 reed - baritone; 1 trombone - Tizol; 1 unidentified (guitar?); piano. Parts in different keys appear to reflect two arrangements of the piece. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
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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