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Count down [music]

Physical description:
13 copy scores, 32 cm
8 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
7 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
1 copy score, 28 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
Drum part in grouping i (photocopy) is originally noted on the verso of a part for Boob. 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.
Grouping ii from the Mercer Ellington Library. There appear to be numbers from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 155, 394.
Summary:
29 parts
Count down is contained in one folder consisting of 29 parts in Bb Major concert -- in ink and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (Whaley, Jones?).
Parts in 5 groupings -- (i) 1 reed - tenor 1; 1 trombone - 1; drums. -- (ii) 3 reeds - alto 2 (2), tenor 2, Carney; 2 trumpets - 2, 3 (2); 3 trombones - 1, Buster, 3 (2). -- (iii) 1 trumpet - 4 (2); 1 unidentified bass instrument (2). -- (iv) 1 reed - tenor 2; 1 trumpet - 1 (2); 2 trombones - Buster, 2 (2). -- (v) 2 reeds - Hodges (4), Carney. Many of the parts appear incomplete. -- All items except grouping ii 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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