Guide to the Archives Center Collection of Music Transcriptions of Duke Ellington Compositions

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

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
Collection is unprocessed.
Author
NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Donated by Roberta Mandel in 1991 (part of collection only).

Using the Collection
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.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Transcriptions Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Music -- Manuscripts Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Music -- 20th century -- United States Topic 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
archivescenter@si.edu
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives