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Felix [music]

Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 36 cm
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
52 copy scores, 32 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Short 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.
Summary:
52 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Felix is contained in one folder consisting of 1 five page short score, 1 one page short score and 52 parts in Bb Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (BS, other?).
Five page short score indicates parts for 2 altos, tenor 1, tenor 2, baritone, trumpets, trombones, bass, guitar. One page short score does not indicate instrumentation and appears incomplete. Parts in 5 groupings -- (i) 1 reed - tenor 2; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass; guitar. Parts subtitled "Section 2" for 4 reeds - alto 1, alto 2, tenor 4, baritone; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass. -- (ii) 4 reeds - alto 1, alto 2, tenor 4, baritone; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass. -- (iii) 4 reeds - alto 1, alto 2, tenor 4, baritone; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass. -- (iv) 2 reeds - tenor 1, tenor 2; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass. -- (v) 2 reeds - tenor 1, tenor 2; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass; guitar. Groupings ii & iv are stamped "Ellington." Groupings iii & v are stamped "Basie." -- 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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