Archives Center, National Museum of American History

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
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Physical Description:
0.12 Cubic feet
1 box
Repository:
Two transcriptions by Strayhorn and Ellington works by Roberta Mandel, David Berger and G. Schirmer.

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

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
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.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.

More Information

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 Topical 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