The catalogue numbers are from
The New Desor
An Updated Edition of Duke Ellington's Story on Records
by Luciano Massagli and Giovanni M. Volonté
To interpret the New Desor numbers, a number such as DE4728g indicates:
DE a Duke Ellington recording session. 47 the year (1947) 28 the recording event (studio session, broadcast, concert, dance) in chronological order. g the sequence of titles recorded during the event(g would be the 7th recording made during the event) - useful in determining which take is on the record.
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