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Dream [music]

Physical description:
1 manuscript, 30 cm
1 manuscript, 32 cm
8 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
1 copy score, 32 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Holographs
Music
Parts (musical)
Piano vocal 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 appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 5.
Summary:
9 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Dream is contained in three folders consisting of 1 nine page conductor score in C Major, 1 four page piano vocal score and 1 part in Eb Major, 2 parts in F Major concert, and 6 parts in G Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (BS, Whaley?).
Folder A contains conductor score in C Major. Score indicates parts for violin; 3 saxes - 1, 3, tenor; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 2 trombone - 1, 2; bass; banjo.
Folder B contains parts in 3 groupings -- (i) Part in Eb Major for 1 trumpet - Rex. -- (ii) Parts in F Major for 1 trombone - Browne; 1 bass - Taylor. -- (iii) Parts in G Major for 1 reed - Carney; 2 trumpets - Rex, Wallace; 1 trombone - Brown; 1 bass - Blanton; 1 unidentified treble instrument (guitar?).
Folder C contains piano vocal score. Lyrics begin "If winter time was hot, and summer always cold ...". -- 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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