Secret music: Duke Ellington's The Queen's Suite | Curio

Secret music: Duke Ellington's The Queen's Suite

19 mins | Oct 1, 2017

Duke Ellington was one of the 20th century’s most revered pianists and composers, but one of his most ambitious works, written for Queen Elizabeth II, went unreleased during his lifetime. Christopher Carroll looks at the story of The Queen’s Suite.

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