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Catalog Data

Jolson, Al, d. 1950  Search this
Rose, Vincent  Search this
Collection Collector:
Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
9 Items (copy scores, 31 cm.)
Box 26, Folder 1
Archival materials
Copy scores
Parts (musical)
Scope and Contents:
9 parts
Avalon is contained in one folder consisting of 9 parts in F Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (Sanders, Whaley?).
Parts in 2 groupings -- (i) 2 reeds - Jimmy, Paul; 1 trumpet; 3 trombones - Butter, Britt, trombone 2; 1 bass - Jim. -- (ii) 2 reeds - clarinet, tenor. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
Biographical / Historical:
copyright, 1920 -- Shapiro.
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: tape, fair, worn. Folder A -- 8p. Folder A -- 15p. Folder A -- 2p.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions. Copyright restrictions. Consult the Archives Center at or 202-633-3270. Paul Ellington, executor, is represented by: Richard J.J. Scarola, Scarola Ellis LLP, 888 Seventh Avenue, 45th Floor, New York, New York 10106. Telephone (212) 757-0007 x 235; Fax (212) 757-0469; email:;;
Music -- United States -- 20th century  Search this
Copy scores
Parts (musical)
Collection Citation:
Duke Ellington Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection
Duke Ellington Collection / Series 1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1.2: A Titles
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History