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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:
1 Item (mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm.)
2 Items (copy scores, 32 cm.)
7 Items (conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 cm.)
Container:
Box 69 (Series 1), Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Published sheet music
Short scores
Date:
1945
Scope and Contents:
see BLACK, BROWN AND BEIGE
9 parts and 1 score
Carnegie blues is contained in two of sixty two folders for "Black, brown and beige" consisting of 1 one page short score and 2 parts in Db Major concert, and 7 published parts in Eb Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley?).
Folder A contains short score and parts in Db Major. Short score does not indicate instrumentation and appears incomplete. Parts for 1 trumpet - Ray; bass.
Folder B contains published parts in Eb Major in 2 groupings -- (i) Part for piano. -- (ii) Parts for piano (6).
Folder A and Folder B, grouping ii from the Duke Ellington Library.
Biographical / Historical:
Folder B, grouping i from the Presentation Album, vol. B. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 150.
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 Mark Tucker.
Condition: fair, worn, tape. Folder A -- 1p(in mylar).,folder B -- 12p. Folder A -- 2p.,. Folder B -- 2p.
Other Title:
Brown.
Publication:
New York, NY, Tempo Music, Inc., 1945
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
Suites (Jazz ensemble)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
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 / 1.1.4: C
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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