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Circe [music]

Physical description:
1 manuscript, 32 cm
2 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
56 copy scores, 32 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Copy scores
Holographs
Lead sheet
Music
Parts (musical)
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
A lead sheet for unidentified treble instrument for Don't take your love is noted on the verso of the short score in Folder C. 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: tape, fair, torn.
Folder C from the Presentation Album, vol. L, p. 39.
Summary:
57 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Circe is contained in three folders consisting of 1 lead sheet, 1 three page short score, 1 twelve page short score and 56 parts in F Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley?).
Folder A contains lead sheet for unidentified treble instrument and three page short score. Short score indicates parts for 4 reeds - Rab, Otto, Jimmy, Sears; trumpets; 3 trombones - Brown, Claude, Wilbur.
Folder B contains 56 parts for 7 reeds - Rab (4), Toby (3), Proc (1), Paul (1), Jimmy (4), Sears (3), Carney (4); 5 trumpets - Cat (4), Taft (4), Scad (4), Rex (2), Williams (2); 5 trombones - Jones (4), Wilbur (4), Brown (2), Tricky (1), Claude (1); bass (4); guitar (4). Multiple parts may reflect different arrangements of the piece.
Folder C contains twelve page short score. Short score indicates parts for 6 reeds - clarinet, Rab, Otto, Sears, Jimmy, baritone; trumpets; 3 trombones - Brown, Claude, Wilbur; bass; piano.
Folders A & B from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
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