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Double muffin [music]

Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
1 manuscript, 31 cm
1 copy score, 31 cm
13 copy scores, 32 cm
Copy scores
Parts (musical)
Short scores
United States
20th century
An untitled part is noted on the verso of the three page short score in Folder A. 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.
13 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Double muffin is contained in two folders consisting of 1 three page short score, 1 four page short score and 13 parts in Ab Major concert, and 1 one page short score in an unknown key -- in ink and pencil -- in unidenitified hands (DE, Whaley?).
Folder A contains short scores. Three page short score indicates parts for Proc, saxes, baritone, trumpets, Brown, organ. Four page short score indicates parts for clarinet, baritone, trumpets, trombones. One page short score does not indicate instrumentation and appears incomplete.
Folder B contains parts for 5 reeds - Rab, Proc, Paul, Ham, Carney; 4 trumpets - Cootie, Cat, Mercer, Herb; 3 trombones - Chuck, Buster, Brown; bass. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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