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Conga brava [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Tizol, Juan
Physical description:
18 copy scores, 32 cm
5 manuscripts, 32 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Lead sheet
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
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, torn, tape.
Folder A, grouping i from the Mercer Ellington Library. Folder B from the Presentation Album, vol. B. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book on the parts in Folder A, groupings ii & iii: 44.
Summary:
23 parts
Conga brava is contained in two folders consisting of 15 parts in bb minor concert, and 7 parts and 1 lead sheet in Bb Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (Whaley, Tizol, other?).
Folder A contains parts in 3 groupings -- (i) 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 2, tenor 3, tenor 4, baritone 5; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - Vince, 2, Chuck; bass; guitar; piano. -- (ii) 1 trumpet - Rex; 1 trombone - Tricky. -- (iii) 1 reed - Barney; 1 trumpet - Rex; 3 trombones - Browne, Tricky, Tizol.
Folder B contains lead sheet for unidentified treble instrument.
Folder A, groupings ii & iii 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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