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Daddy of rhythm [music]

Physical description:
1 part (photocopy), 28 cm
1 manuscript, 31 cm
1 manuscript, 32 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Conductor scores
Music
Photocopies
Piano conductor scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
One page conductor score (photocopy) is originally noted on the verso of Small's paradise. An untitled piece is noted on the verso of the piano conductor score for Daddy of rhythm. 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.
There appear to be numbers from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 34, 141.
Summary:
3 scores
Daddy of rhythm is contained in one folder consisting of 1 one page conductor score in C Major concert, 1 four page conductor score in F Major concert, and 1 two page piano conductor score in Eb Major concert -- in pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
One page conductor score indicates parts for 1 violin - A; 3 saxes - 1, 2, 3; 2 trumpets - 1, 2; 1 trombone - 1; bass; piano. Score appears incomplete. Score subtitled "Opening". Four page conductor score indicates parts for 3 saxes - 1, 3, tenor; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 1 trombone - 1; bass; banjo; piano. Score subtitled "Finale". Piano conductor score does not indicate instrumentation and appears incomplete. -- 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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