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Charade [music]

Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
25 copy scores, 35 cm
2 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
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.
Parts in grouping i from the Mercer Ellington Library. There appear to be numbers from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 26, 57.
Summary:
27 parts and 1 score
Charade is contained in two folders consisting of 1 four page short score and 27 parts in a minor concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (BS, Whaley?).
Folder A contains four page short score and 15 parts. Short score indicates parts for sax, baritone, Cootie. Parts in 2 groupings -- (i) 2 trombones - 2 (2), 3 (2). -- (ii) 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 1, tenor 2, baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, Cootie; 1 trombone - 1; bass.
Folder B contains 12 parts. Parts for 4 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor, baritone; 2 trumpets - 1, 2; flugel horn; 2 trombones - 1, 2; bass; guitar; piano. -- Score and parts in Folder A, grouping ii and Folder B 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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