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Daydream [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Arranger:
Mayers, Lloyd
Physical description:
12 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
5 manuscripts, 32 cm
7 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
27 copy scores, 32 cm
4 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 30 cm
1 manuscript, 36 cm
2 copy scores, 31 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Holographs
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
A part for Azure te is noted on the verso of one part in Folder A, grouping v. An untitled piece is noted on the verso of one of Carney's parts in Folder B, grouping ii. Parts for Blues and Diaesus are noted on the verso of Brown's part in Folder B, grouping ii. 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, tape, torn.
Remaining items from the Mercer Ellington Library. There appear to be numbers from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 123, 89.
Summary:
58 parts and 1 score
Daydream is contained in three folders consisting of 1 eight page conductor score and 10 parts in C Major concert and 48 parts in F Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (BS, Whaley, Tunney, other?).
Folder A contains parts in 6 groupings -- (i) Parts in F Major for 4 reeds - Procope, Paul, Jimmy, Harry; 2 trombones - Butter, Britt; bass. -- (ii) Parts in F Major for 3 reeds - Jimmy, Paul, Harry; 1 trombone - Butter; 1 unidentified bass instrument. -- (iii) Parts in F Major for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 2, tenor 4, baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, 2 (2), 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2 (2), 3. -- (iv) Parts in C Major for 5 reeds - Rab, Proc, Jimmy, Paul, Carney; 2 trumpets - 2, 4; 3 trombones - John, Butter, Britt. -- (v) Parts in F Major for bass (2). -- (vi) Parts in F Major for 1 reed - Carney; 1 trumpet - Cooty (2); 2 trombones - Tricky, trombone 2 (2); guitar.
Folder B contains parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts in F Major for 2 reeds - Barney, Ben; 2 trumpets - Rex, Wallace; 3 trombones - Tizol, Tricky, Lawrence. -- (ii) Parts in F Major for 3 reeds - Chauncey, Ben, Carney (2); 2 trombones - Tricky, Brown.
Folder C contains conductor score. Score indicates parts for 5 saxes - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; piano; bass; drums.
Folder A, groupings ii, iii (except trumpet 2 and trombone 2 parts), iv, and Folder B 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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