Guide to the Archives Center Collection of Music Transcriptions of Duke Ellington Compositions
NMAH.AC.0430

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0430
Creators:
Berger, David, 1920-1966
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974
Mandel, Roberta
Schirmer, G., Inc.
Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas), 1915-1967
Dates:
undated and 1988-1989.
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.12 Cubic feet
0.12,cu. ft. :,1,box.
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Two transcriptions by Roberta Mandel of Billy Strayhorn's composition, "Blood Count"; five transcriptions by David Berger: "Harlem Airshaft", "Ko-Ko", "Subtle Lament", "Flaming Sword", "Mainstem", and "Jack the Bear", all composed by Duke Ellington; and two G. Schirmer transcriptions of Ellington's "Come Sunday".

Arrangement
Arrangement
1 series.

Administration
Processing Information note
Collection processed by NMAH Staff, undated
Author
Finding aid prepared by NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Donated by Roberta Mandel in 1991 (part of collection only).

Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
UNPROCESSED COLLECTION.
Restrictions on Access
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.
Preferred Citation
Archives Center Collection of Music Transcriptions of Duke Ellington Compositions, undated and 1988-1989, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Reproduction restricted due to copyright or trademark.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Music--20th century--United States Subject Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Music--Manuscripts Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Transcriptions Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C., 20013-7012
Phone: 202-633-3270
archivescenter@si.edu