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Cashmere cutie [music]

Composer:
Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas) 1915-1967
Physical description:
18 copy scores, 32 cm
12 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
1 part (photocopy), 32 cm
3 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 19 cm
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 14 cm
2 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 13 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Piano conductor scores
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.
Summary:
34 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Cashmere cutie is contained in 2 folders consisting of 1 one page short score and 24 parts in Db Major concert, and 1 three page piano conductor score and 1 two page piano conductor score in Eb Major concert, and 10 parts in Bb Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (BS, Whaley?).
Folder A contains 25 parts in 3 groupings - (i) 5 reeds - Rab, Proc, Paul, Jimmy, Carney; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 4; 3 trombones - Britt, John, Butter; bass. Bass part appears incomplete. -- (ii) 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 2, Jimmy, Paul, Carney; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - Butter, Britt, John. -- (iii) 1 reed - alto.
Folder B contains scores and 9 parts. Scores do not indicate instrumentation. Parts for 2 reeds - clarinet (2), alto; trumpet (3); trombone (2); bass. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
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