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Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas), 1915-1967
Rattenbury, Ken, 1920-
Anderson, William "Cat", 1916-1981 ((musician))
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974
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Dates:
1967-1991.
Size:
0.16 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0432
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Five cassette audiotapes, master's degree thesis, and Billy Strayhorn music transcription to Duke Ellington's "Lotus Blossom.",Material documents the career and compositional techniques of Duke Ellington, and interviews with Duke Ellington and Cat Anderson.

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Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas), 1915-1967
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1 sound disc (10 in.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0301
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas), 1915-1967
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1 Sound tape reel (7 in.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0301
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas), 1915-1967
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1 Sound cassette
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NMAH.AC.0301
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas), 1915-1967
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1 sound disc (10 in.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0301
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Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas), 1915-1967
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1 Sound tape reel (7 in.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0301
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas), 1915-1967
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1 Sound cassette
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NMAH.AC.0301
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Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas), 1915-1967
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1 Sound cassette
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NMAH.AC.0301
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas), 1915-1967
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1 Item ((sound cassette))
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NMAH.AC.0301
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974
Mandel, Roberta
Berger, David, 1920-1966
Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas), 1915-1967
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Dates:
undated and 1988-1989.
Size:
0.12 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0430
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

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".

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