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Catalog Data

Warren, Harry, 1893-1981  Search this
Gordon, Mack, 1904-1959  Search this
Collection Collector:
Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
5 Items (copy scores, 32 cm.)
1 Item (conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 cm.)
Box 231, Folder 9
Archival materials
Copy scores
Parts (musical)
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
Scope and Contents:
see also Subseries 1.3
5 parts and 1 score
The more I see you is contained in one folder consisting of 1 published two page piano vocal score and 3 parts in Eb Major concert, and 2 parts in F Major concert -- in ink -- in unidentified hands (Whaley, other?).
Piano vocal score lyrics begin "Each time I look at you is like the first time ...". Parts in Eb Major for 1 trumpet - 1; 2 trombones - 2, 3. Parts in F Major for 1 trumpet - Cat; 1 trombone - Tricky. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
Biographical / Historical:
There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 337.
Handwriting and other details have been reported based on the notes of David Berger, Andrew Homzy, Dr. Theodore Hudson, Walter van de Leur, and Dr. Mark Tucker.
Condition: fair, torn.
Other Title:
The more I see you.
New York, NY, Bregman, Vocco and Conn Inc., 1945
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
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. Copyright restrictions. Consult the Archives Center at or 202-633-3270. Paul Ellington, executor, is represented by: Richard J.J. Scarola, Scarola Ellis LLP, 888 Seventh Avenue, 45th Floor, New York, New York 10106. Telephone (212) 757-0007 x 235; Fax (212) 757-0469; email:;;
Music -- United States -- 20th century  Search this
Copy scores
Parts (musical)
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
Collection Citation:
Duke Ellington Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Duke Ellington Collection
Duke Ellington Collection / Series 1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1.14: M
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History