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Composer:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Collection Collector:
Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Extent:
16 Items (copy scores, 32 cm.)
1 Item (part (photocopy), 28 cm.)
Container:
Box 29 (Series 1), Folder 18
Type:
Archival materials
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Piano conductor scores
Scope and Contents:
see TURCARET SUITE
16 parts and 1 score
Band call is contained in two of four folders for "Turcaret suite" consisting of 1 two page piano conductor score and 16 parts in Ab Major concert -- in ink and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley, other?).
Folder A contains piano conductor score. Score does not indicate instrumentation.
Folder B contains parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts for 2 reeds - alto, tenor. Parts appear incomplete. -- (ii) Parts for 5 reeds - Rab, Pro, Jimmy, Sears, Carney; 5 trumpets - Williams, Cat, Baker, Taft, Scad; 3 trombones - Brown, Jones, Wilbur; bass. Some parts appear incomplete. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
Biographical / Historical:
Copyright by Tempo Music, Inc.
General:
Handwriting and other details have been reported based on the notes of David Berger, Andrew Homzy, Dr. Theodore Hudson, Walter van de Leur, Wayne Shirley, and Dr. Mark Tucker.
Condition: fair, tape, worn, brittle.
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
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Piano conductor 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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