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Composer:
Tizol, Juan, 1900-  Search this
Lyricist:
Gallet, Lee  Search this
Schwartz, Si  Search this
Collection Collector:
Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Extent:
20 Items (copy scores, 31 cm.)
2 Items (mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 31 cm.)
2 Items (conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 29 cm.)
Container:
Box 29 (Series 1), Folder 12-14
Type:
Archival materials
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
Short scores
Date:
1944
Scope and Contents:
see also Subseries 1.3
20 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Bakiff is contained in four folders consisting of 1 four page short score, 1 one page short score, 2 published sheets, and 20 parts in c minor concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (DE, BS, Tizol, Whaley?).
Folder A contains parts for 3 reeds - Johnny, Ben, Carney; 1 trumpet - Wallace; 2 trombones - Tizol, Tricky.
Folder B contains 2 published sheets.
Folder C contains one page short score and four page short score.
Folder D contains parts in two groupings - (i) tenor; 2 trombones - tromb., Britt. -- (ii) 5 reeds - Jimmy (2), clar., Sears, Pro, Harry; 1 trumpet - Williams; 3 trombones - Brown, Tricky, Tizol; bass. -- Parts may reflect multiple arrangements of the piece. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
Biographical / Historical:
There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book on many of the parts: 41. Parts may reflect multiple arrangements of the piece.
General:
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, torn, stained, tape. Folder B -- 8p., folder C -- 6p., folder D -- 3p. . Folder D -- 7p. Folder D -- 4p. Folder D -- 3p.
Publication:
New York, NY, Tempo Music Inc., 1944
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but the original and master audiovisual materials are stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
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 archivescenter@si.edu 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: rjjs@selaw.com; www.selaw.com; www.ourlawfirm.com.
Topic:
Music -- United States -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
Short scores
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 / 1.1.3: B Titles
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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