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NMAH.AC.0301
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History

see AFRO-BOSSA SUITE see Lament For An Orchid see Waterlily

1 part

Absinthe is contained in one of nineteen folders for "Afro Bossa" consisting of 1 part in f minor concert -- in pencil -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).

Part for piano. Part appears incomplete. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.

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5 Items (parts (photocopies), 28 cm.)
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NMAH.AC.0301
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History

see AFRO-EURASIAN ECLIPSE

13 parts

Big luv is contained in one of twenty five folders for "Afro-Eurasian eclipse" consisting of 13 parts in F Major concert -- in photocopy -- in unidentified hand (Turney?).

Parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts for 5 reeds - Norris, Pro, Ash, Pablo, Harry; 3 trumpets - Money, Cootie, Mercer; 2 trombones - Booty, Chuck; 1 bass - Joe. -- (ii) Parts for 1 trumpet - Cat; 1 trombone - Malcolm. -- Grouping ii from the Duke Ellington Library.

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NMAH.AC.0301
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History

see NEWPORT JAZZ FESTIVAL SUITE

1 score

Luther's blues is contained in one folder consisting of 1 one page short score in eb minor concert -- in pencil -- in unidentified hand (BS?).

Short score does not indicate instrumentation and appears incomplete. Short score is noted on the verso of a short score for "Festival junction," Folder A, from "Newport jazz festival suite."

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NMAH.AC.0301
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History

12 parts

Tang is contained in one of twenty five folders for "Afro-Eurasian eclipse" consisting of 12 parts in c minor concert -- in photocopy -- in unidentified hand.

Parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts for 1 trumpet - Cat; 1 trombone - 1. -- (ii) Parts for 5 reeds - Norris, Proc, Ash, Paul, Harry; 2 trumpets - 2, 3; 2 trombones - 2, bass; bass. -- Grouping i from the Duke Ellington Library.

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NMAH.AC.0301
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History

14 parts

Y.G.O. is contained in one of sixty two folders for "Black, brown and beige" consisting of 14 parts in Bb Major concert -- in ink -- in unidentified hands (Tizol, Whaley, Sanders?).

Parts for 5 reeds - Otto, Johnny, Chauncey, Sears, Carney; 5 trumpets - Rex, 2, Nance, Baker, Wallace; 3 trombones - Tricky, Tizol, Brown; bass. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.

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Several copy scores (31 cm.)
Several parts (varying sizes.)
Several short scores (31 cm.)
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NMAH.AC.0301
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Afro Bossa is contained in 1 flat storage box consisting of several short scores and parts, in varying keys, -- some pencil, some ink -- some Ellington manuscripts, some Strayhorn manuscripts, others in unidentified copyist's hands (Whaley? et al.) -- from the Duke Ellington and Mercer Ellington Libraries.

Short titles include: Absinthe, Afro Bossa, Bossa(?), Angu, Bonga, Bula, Eighth Veil, Moon Bow, Purple Gazelle, Silk Lace (also known as Caline), Tigress, etc. -- also included with Afro Bossa are two folders of unidentified parts and pages that may be related to the title.

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Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974
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1 Item (mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm.)
1 Item (copy score, 32 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0301
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

see BEAUTIFUL INDIANS

1 part and 1 score

Minnehaha is contained in one of six folders for "The beautiful indians" consisting of 1 six page piano conductor score in C Major concert, and 1 part in Bb Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in identified hand (Benjamin) and unidentified hand (Whaley?).

Items in 2 groupings -- (i) Piano conductor score. Piano conductor score does not indicate instrumentation. -- (ii) Part for piano. -- Grouping i from the Duke Ellington Library.

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Bloom (Chicago, Ill.)
Dates:
Ca. 1934
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1 Item (Silver gelatin on paper., 10" x 8" paper.)
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NMAH.AC.0301
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Autographed by subject in ink, lower right: "Best Wishes / To Ruth / Fondly / Ivie."

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1 motion picture film
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0491
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Descriptive Summary: 940f., b&w, an Ernie Smith compilation reel: 1. Will Hudson-Eddie DeLange and Their Orchestra in 'From the Minuet to the Big Apple', [Hudson-Delange: From the Minuet to the Big Apple] Copyright: 1937 Corporate Creator: UM&M TV Corp. Producer: Director: Leslie Roush Performer(s): Hudson-DeLange Orchestra Song Title(s): a....

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