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Don't play the mambo [music]

Physical description:
1 manuscript, 36 cm
15 copy scores, 32 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Music
Parts (musical)
Piano conductor scores
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, tape.
There appear to be numbers from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 53, 10.
Summary:
13 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Don't play the mambo is contained in two folders consisting of 1 thirty two page conductor score, 1 two page piano conductor score, 1 seven page piano conductor score and 13 parts in Db Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (Whaley, other?).
Folder A contains conductor score. Score indicates parts for 4 saxes - alto 1, alto 2, tenor, baritone; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 1 trombone - 1; bass; guitar; piano; drums.
Folder B contains piano conductor scores and parts. Two page piano conductor score does not indicate instrumentation and appears incomplete. Parts for 4 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor, baritone; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; trombone; 1 unidentified instrument. Part for unidentified instrument appears incomplete. Seven page score does not indicate instrumentation. Parts for 2 reeds - alto 1, baritone; 2 trumpets - 1, 2. Multiple scores and parts may reflect different arrangements of the piece. -- 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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