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Fanfare [music]

Physical description:
99 copy scores, 32 cm
4 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
2 manuscripts, 32 cm
4 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 31 cm
2 copy scores, 31 cm
1 copy score, 30 cm
3 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Place:
United States
Date:
1930
1930-1981
20th century
Notes:
A short score for an untitled piece is noted on the verso of a part for trumpet 1 from Folder A. A part for an untitled piece is noted on the verso of the part for unidentified treble instrument in Folder B, grouping iii. 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.
Folder A from the Mercer Ellington Library. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 116.
Summary:
118 parts.
Fanfare is contained in three folders consisting of 9 parts in D Major concert, 7 parts in G Major concert, 52 parts in C Major concert, 25 parts in F Major concert, 23 parts in Bb Major concert, 1 part in bb minor concert, and 1 part in an unknown key -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (BS, Whaley, Tizol, Jefferson, Henderson, Seegaard?).
Folder A contains parts in F Major for 3 trumpets - 1 (3), 2, 3; 3 trombones - 1, 2 (2), 3 (2).
Folder B contains parts in C Major for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 2, tenor 4, baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass; drums. Part in bb minor for bass.
Folder C contains parts in 13 groupings -- (i) Part in F Major for 1 reed - Sears. Parts in G Major for 1 reed - Proc; 2 trumpets - 2, 3; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass. Part in D Major for piano. Many of the parts in G Major are noted 2 per page (trumpet 3/trombone 1, trombone 2/trombone 3, bass/Proc). -- (ii) Part in an unknown key for unidentified treble instrument. Part appears incomplete. -- (iii) Parts in Bb Major for 1 reed - alto 2; 1 trombone - 3. Parts in C Major for 1 reed - clarinet; 2 trumpets - Taft, 2; 1 unidentified bass instrument. Part in D Major (?) for unidentified treble instrument. -- (vi) Parts in Bb Major for 3 reeds - alto 1, alto 2, Carney; 2 trumpets - 1, 3; 1 trombone - 1. Parts in F Major for 5 reeds - Proc, Rab, Sears, Jimmy, Carney; 3 trumpets - Williams, Baker, Killian; 3 trombones - Brown, Butter, Tyree. -- (v) Parts in F Major for 3 trombones - Brown, Wilbur, Jones. -- (vi) Parts in C Major for 3 reeds - Otto, Rabbit, Jimmy; 2 trombones - Brown, 3. -- (vii) Part in D Major (?) for unidentified treble instrument. Part in C Major for 1 trumpet - Taft. Parts in D Major for 2 reeds - tenor 1, baritone; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 1 trombone - 1. -- (viii) Parts in Bb Major for 2 trumpets - Taft, Baker. -- (ix) Parts in Bb Major for 2 reeds - Toby, Rab. --- (x) Parts in C Major (?) for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 2, tenor 1, tenor 2, baritone; 5 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass; drums; guitar. -- (xi) Parts in C Major for 4 reeds - alto 1, alto 2, tenor 3, baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 1 trombone - 1. -- (xii) Parts in Bb Major for 5 reeds - Rab, Proc, Jimmy, Sears, Carney; 4 trumpets - Baker, Scad, Williams, Killian; 2 trombones - Butter, Brown. -- (xiii) Parts in C Major for 1 reed - Jimmy; 1 trumpet - Scad; 1 trombone - Brown.
Folders B & C from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
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