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Daybreak express [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
4 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
2 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
20 copy scores, 32 cm
2 copy scores, 31 cm
1 manuscript, 32 cm
1 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Copy scores
Holographs
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Published sheet music
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
1934
20th century
Notes:
Parts for It's my heart are noted on the verso of the parts in Folder A. Parts for Wallace in Folder B, grouping i (photocopies) are originally noted on the verso of It's my heart. 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 C from the Presentation Album, vol. B. Parts in Folder D identified as Daybreak express by Andrew Homzy. There appear to be numbers from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 85, 40.
Summary:
30 parts
Daybreak express is contained in four folders consisting of 6 parts in g minor concert, 19 parts in F Major concert, and 5 parts in Db Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (BS, others?).
Folder A contains parts in g minor for 1 reed - Chauncey; 1 trumpet - Ray; 1 trombone - Brown; 1 guitar - Guy.
Folder B contains parts in 3 groupings -- (i) Parts in g minor for 1 trumpet - Wallace (2). -- (ii) Parts in F Major for 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass; guitar. -- (iii) Parts in F Major for 3 reeds - alto, tenor, baritone; 2 trumpets - Mercer, trumpet; trombone; bass; drums; piano.
Folder C contains 1 published part in F Major for piano.
Folder D contains 5 parts in Db Major for 2 reeds - alto 3, tenor; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3. Parts entitled "Milenberg." -- All items except Folder C 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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