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B sharp blues [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (copy score, 31 cm.)
Container:
Box 27 (Series 1), Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Scope and Contents:
1 part
B sharp blues is contained in one folder consisting of 1 two page part in C Major concert -- in ink -- in copyist's hand.
Part for piano. -- from the Presentation Album, vol. A, p. 57.
Biographical / Historical:
copyright 1955 -- original copyright entry.
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. Folder A -- 2p.
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)
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
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep817d0c3b1-9810-42bd-8c21-c32ee4eb7b94
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0301-ref37421

B sharp Boston [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (copy score, 31 cm.)
Container:
Box 27 (Series 1), Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Scope and Contents:
1 part
B sharp Boston is contained in one folder consisting of 1 three page part in C Major concert -- in ink -- in copyist's hand.
Part for piano. -- from the Presentation Album, vol. A, p. 58.
Biographical / Historical:
copyright 1955 -- original copyright entry.
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. Folder A -- 3p.
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)
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
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep86f55d412-cd28-4a7e-bf4a-9168164220a4
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0301-ref37422

B. A. blues [music]

Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Extent:
4 Items (copy scores, 31 cm.)
Container:
Box 27 (Series 1), Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Scope and Contents:
4 parts
B. A. blues is contained in one folder consisting of 4 parts in F Major concert -- in ink -- in unidentified hand (Mullins?).
Parts for alto; drums; guitar; piano. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
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. Folder A -- 5p.
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)
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
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep841f0d3e5-0b54-429d-9570-1c29e4d929be
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0301-ref37423

B.B.

Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Container:
Box 27 (Series 1), Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents note:
see Black Beauty
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.
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
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8e27f74ea-2168-48a1-9403-51ef2b392431
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0301-ref37424

B.B.B [music]

Topic:
Black, brown and beige
Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 35 cm.)
2 Items (mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm.)
13 Items (copy scores, 32 cm.)
Container:
Box 27 (Series 1), Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Short scores
Scope and Contents:
see BLACK, BROWN AND BEIGE
14 parts and an indefinite number of scores
B.B.B. is contained in one of sixty two folders for "Black, brown and beige" consisting of 1 part in Ab Major concert (?), 5 parts in Eb Major concert, 1 part in Bb Major concert, 1 one page short score and 1 two page short score in Db Major concert, and 7 parts in F Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in identified hand (BS) and unidentified hands (Whaley, Tizol?).
Items in 4 groupings -- (i) Part in Ab Major (?) for unidentified treble instrument. Part appears incomplete. -- (ii) Parts in Eb Major for 2 reeds - alto, baritone; trumpet; trombone; bass. -- (iii) Part in Bb Major and short scores in Db Major. Part in Bb Major for unidentified treble instrument. Part appears incomplete. One page short score indicates part for baritone. Two page short score indicates parts for alto, baritone, trumpet, trombone. Short scores appear incomplete. -- (iv) Parts in F Major for 2 reeds - Rab, baritone; trumpet; trombone; bass; guitar; piano. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
Biographical / Historical:
There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 217.
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, torn, brittle, tape.
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
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
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
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep833631b69-165c-4570-8fe0-85893e60d1d5
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0301-ref37426

B.F.

Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Container:
Box 27 (Series 1), Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents note:
see Beautiful Friendship
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.
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
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8a16af78c-b8e7-443f-8873-f180b76ea604
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0301-ref37428

B.I.

Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Container:
Box 27 (Series 1), Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents note:
see BEAUTIFUL INDIANS
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.
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
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8720c4c1f-a404-4413-90ed-6c8cb3a3d54e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0301-ref37430

B-M

Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Container:
Box 27 (Series 1), Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents note:
see also Subseries 1.2
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.
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
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep83b6dda5b-a3b7-4a37-be33-55479017c96c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0301-ref37432

B. P [music]

Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Extent:
7 Items (parts (photocopies), 31 cm.)
11 Items (copy scores, 31 cm.)
5 Items (parts (photocopies), 28 cm.)
Container:
Box 27 (Series 1), Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Scope and Contents:
see Black Power
23 parts
B. P. is contained in one folder consisting of 23 parts in F Major concert -- in ink and photocopy -- in unidentified hand.
Parts for 5 reeds - Johnny (2), Harry (2), Russell (2), Paul (2), Ash (2); 4 trumpets - Herb (2), Merc (2), Cooty (2), Cat; 3 trombones - Chuck (2), Brown (2), Buster (2). -- from the Mercer Ellington Library.
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, tape, torn. Folder A -- 11p. Folder A -- 5p. Folder A -- 13p.
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
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
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8821ec143-1068-4a8f-ad86-6050232e92b1
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0301-ref37434

B. R [music]

Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (part (photocopy), 28 cm.)
6 Items (copy scores, 31 cm.)
Container:
Box 27 (Series 1), Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Scope and Contents:
see also Subseries 1.2
7 parts
B. R. is contained in one folder consisting of 7 parts in C Major concert (?) -- in ink and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (Whaley, BS?).
Parts in 2 groupings -- (i) 2 reeds - Rab (2), baritone; 1 trumpet - Ray; 1 trombone - Brown. -- (ii) 2 reeds - Rab, tenor. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
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. Folder A -- 7p.
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
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
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep83b450c50-49a8-49b6-8b43-be2dd168066e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0301-ref37436

B.W.W.W [music]

Topic:
Assault on a queen
Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (part (photocopy), 36 cm.)
9 Items (copy scores, 32 cm.)
6 Items (parts (photocopies), 32 cm.)
14 Items (copy scores, 31 cm.)
1 Item (mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 31 cm.)
6 Items (parts (photocopies), 28 cm.)
Container:
Box 27 (Series 1), Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Short scores
Scope and Contents:
see ASSAULT ON A QUEEN
36 parts and 1 score
B.W.W.W. is contained in three of seven folders for "Assault on a queen" consisting of 1 four page short score and 36 parts in F Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley, other?).
Folder A contains short score. Short score indicates parts for 2 altos, clarinet, tenor, baritone, trumpets.
Folder B contains parts in 3 groupings -- (i) Part for 1 reed - Rab. -- (ii) Parts for 3 reeds - Johnny, Paul, Harry (2); 1 trumpet - Cat (2); 1 trombone - Brown. -- (iii) Parts for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 2, tenor 1, tenor 2, baritone; 2 trumpets - 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3.
Folder C contains parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts for 2 reeds - Proc (2), Jimmy (2); 2 trumpets - 3, Cootie; 1 trombone - Brown (2); bass (2). -- (ii) Parts for 3 reeds - Rab (2), Paul (2), Harry (2); 1 trumpet - Cat (2).
Folder A and Folder B, groupings i & iii from the Duke Ellington Library.
Biographical / Historical:
Remaining items from the Mercer Ellington Library. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: X8.
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, tape, worn, torn. Folder B -- 12p., folder C -- 19p. Folder A -- 2p., folder C -- 12p. . Folder A -- 2p., folder B -- 9p. Folder B -- 3p.
Other Title:
She walks well.
Beautiful woman walks well.
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
Motion picture music  Search this
Genre/Form:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Photocopies
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
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8ca8c0c55-5d1d-494d-aa20-f8b353f65f46
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0301-ref37438

BACD

Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Container:
Box 27 (Series 1), Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
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.
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
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep822bfa6b9-ab62-460c-9a18-2394242c931b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0301-ref37440

BBI

Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Container:
Box 27 (Series 1), Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents note:
see SACRED CONCERT II
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.
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
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8df31704b-c7e8-4c7d-b23d-25a090127015
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0301-ref37441

B.D.B. [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas), 1915-1967  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Extent:
15 Items (copy scores, 31 cm.)
20 Items (parts (photocopies), 31 cm.)
Container:
Box 27 (Series 1), Folder 7
Type:
Archival materials
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Scope and Contents:
35 parts
B.D.B. is contained in one folder consisting of 35 parts in Bb Major concert -- in ink and photocopy -- in copyist's hand.
Parts in 3 groupings -- (i) 3 reeds - alto 1, alto 2, tenor 3; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass. -- (ii) 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 2, tenor 3, tenor 4, baritone 5; 3 trumpets - 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass. -- (iii) 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 2, tenor 3, baritone 4, tenor 5; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones, 1, 2, 3. -- Parts in grouping i are copyist's masters. Parts in grouping ii are stamped "Basie." Parts in grouping iii are stamped "Ellington." -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
Biographical / Historical:
copyright 1964 -- copyright entry.
General:
Title means "Basie, Duke, Billy" -- A. Homzy. 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. Folder A -- 45p., folder B -- 2p. Folder A -- 5p.
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
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
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep868be4cd4-3edf-4764-b075-33b39b808d77
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0301-ref37443

BGLE - no. 2 [music]

Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Extent:
12 Items (copy scores, 31 cm.)
2 Items (copy scores, 28 cm.)
Container:
Box 27 (Series 1), Folder 8
Type:
Archival materials
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Scope and Contents:
14 parts
BGLE - no. 2 is contained in one folder consisting of 14 parts in Ab Major concert -- in ink -- in unidentified hand.
Parts for 5 reeds - clarinet, alto (2), tenor 1, tenor 2, baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, bass (2). -- Multiple parts for alto sax and bass trombone appear to reflect two arrangements of the piece. -- from the Mercer Ellington Library.
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, stained, torn. Folder A -- 11p. Folder A -- 13p. Folder A -- 3p.
Other Title:
BGLE
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)
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
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8dd7668e1-5f31-43c6-9be4-84269a06fd98
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0301-ref37444

BITK [music]

Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Extent:
12 Items (copy scores, 31 cm.)
Container:
Box 27 (Series 1), Folder 9
Type:
Archival materials
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Scope and Contents:
12 parts
BITK is contained in one folder consisting of 12 parts in Eb Major concert -- in ink -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Parts for 6 reeds - Pro, alto 1, Norris, tenor 1, tenor 2, baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, Cooty; 2 trombones - 1, 3. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
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. Folder A -- 12p.
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)
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
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep87067ea68-89c6-4c8b-94b0-81c0e627e6d6
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0301-ref37445

BL-SW [music]

Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 30 cm.)
Container:
Box 27 (Series 1), Folder 10
Type:
Archival materials
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Short scores
Scope and Contents:
1 score
BL-SW is contained in one folder consisting of 1 three page short score in Db Major concert (?) -- in pencil -- in unidentified hand (DE?).
Short score appears to have parts for 5 reeds - sax (4), baritone; 3 trumpets; 3 trombones. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
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. Folder A -- 2p.
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:
Holographs
Manuscripts
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
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep89faa8c6b-880f-4fbd-8492-de18e82bb636
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0301-ref37446

BX [music]

Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Extent:
11 Items (copy scores, 31 cm.)
2 Items (parts (photocopies), 31 cm.)
3 Items (parts (photocopies), 28 cm.)
Container:
Box 27 (Series 1), Folder 11
Type:
Archival materials
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Scope and Contents:
16 parts
BX is contained in one folder consisting of 16 parts in Bb Major concert -- in ink and photocopy -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Parts in 2 groupings -- (i) 4 reeds - Hamilton (2), Rab (2), Pro, Paul (2); 1 trombone - Brown. -- (ii) 2 reeds - Pro, Carney; 3 trumpets - 1, 3, 4; 3 trombones - Chuck, Buster, Brown. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
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, tape. Folder A -- 20p. Folder A -- 10p.
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
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
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8ffeeb601-f5cb-4d65-939c-9f7f984943df
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0301-ref37447

Babs [music]

Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Extent:
7 Items (copy scores, 31 cm.)
Container:
Box 28 (Series 1), Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Scope and Contents:
7 parts
Babs is contained in one folder consisting of 7 parts in G Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hand (Jones?).
Parts for 5 reeds - Rab, Proc, Hamilton, Paul, Harry; 2 trombones- Buster, Chuck. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
Biographical / Historical:
Ellingtonia lists tune called "Babsie" -- Timner. Not sure of relationship to this 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. Folder A -- 12p.
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)
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
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep82b2c7901-22f7-43ad-91c9-3f72c378cce0
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0301-ref37448

Baby [music]

Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (manuscript, 35 cm.)
1 Item (mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 31 cm.)
3 Items (copy scores, 31 cm.)
Container:
Box 28 (Series 1), Folder 2-4
Type:
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Holographs
Music
Parts (musical)
Short scores
Scope and Contents:
3 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Baby is contained in three folders consisting of 1 nine page conductor score, 1 one page short score, and 3 parts in Eb Major concert -- in pencil -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley, Tizol, BS?).
Folder A contains nine page conductor score for 1 unidentified string; 4 saxes - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 1 trombone - 1; bass; guitar.
Folder B contains one page short score. Short score does not include instrumentation.
Folder C contains parts for 3 reeds - Jimmy, sax, Johnny. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
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. Folder A -- 8p., folder B -- 2p., folder C -- 1p. Folder C -- 2p. Folder A -- 1p.,.
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:
Manuscripts -- Music -- 20th century
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Holographs
Music
Parts (musical)
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
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep880afcc71-64ad-4beb-bcec-1f857e00d925
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0301-ref37449

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