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Physical description:
2 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 28 cm
1 manuscript, 32 cm
3 copy scores, 32 cm
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Parts (musical)
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
United States
20th century
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.
There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 104.
3 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Do you know? is contained in one folder consisting of 2 published three page piano vocal scores, 1 six page conductor score and 3 parts in Eb Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Lyrics for piano vocal scores begin "I'm thru with lonely days, sick of doing things my way ...". Conductor score does not indicate instrumentation, but appears to be bracketed for 5 reeds, 4 trumpets, 3 trombones. Parts for 2 reeds - Nat, Skippy; 1 trumpet - Ray. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History : Archives Center. P.O. Box 37012, Suite 1100, MRC 601, Constitution Ave., between 12th and 14th Sts., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20013-7012. Call 202-633-3270 for appointment. Fax: 202-786-2453
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Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright restrictions. Consult Archives Center staff. Paul Ellington, executor, is represented by Richard J.J. Scarola, Scarola Eillis LLP, 888 Seventh Avenue, 45th Floor, New York, N.Y. 10106. Telephone (212) 757-0007 x 235, Facsimile (212) 757-0469; E-Mail:;;
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History