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Chlo-e [music]

Composer:
Kahn, Gus
Moret, Neil
Arranger:
Skinner, Frank
Physical description:
14 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
5 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 26 cm
1 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 cm
3 manuscripts, 32 cm
9 copy scores, 32 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Piano conductor scores
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
1927
20th century
Notes:
A trombone part for Melo-tone is noted on the verso of Brown's part in Folder B, grouping iii. 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, torn, tape.
There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 126.
Summary:
28 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Chlo-e is contained in two folders consisting of 1 four page published piano vocal score in Eb Major concert (?), 1 two page piano conductor score and 5 published parts in Db Major concert (?), and 1 six page short score, 1 two page piano conductor score and 23 parts in C Major concert (?) -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (BS, Whaley?).
Folder A contains piano vocal score and 3 published parts. Piano vocal score appears incomplete. Exisiting lyrics begin "Oh, Lord! Please take away the darkness ...". Parts for violin - 1 (2); banjo.
Folder B contains 2 two page piano conductor scores, 1 six page short score and 25 parts. Piano conductor scores do not indicate instrumentation. Short score indicates parts for clarinet, 4 saxes, baritone, Cooty. Parts in 4 groupings -- (i) 2 reeds - clarinet 1, alto 3. -- (ii) 1 unidentified instrument. -- (iii) 4 reeds - Otto (2), Barney, Hodges, Carney; 3 trumpets - Rex, Cooty, Wallace; 3 trumpets - Tricky, Tizol, Brown; bass- Moe; banjo; guitar - Fred. -- (iv) 2 reeds - Sears, Carney; 3 trumpets - Scad, 2, Ray; 1 trombone - Tricky; bass (2). -- 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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