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Flying home [music]

Composer:
Goodman, Benny (Benjamin David) 1909-1986
Hampton, Lionel
Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas) 1915-1967
Lyricist:
Robin, Sid
Physical description:
33 copy scores, 32 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Copy scores
Music
Parts (musical)
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
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.
Unsigned Strayhorn composition.
Statement of responsibility taken from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro. There appear to be numbers from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 8, 372.
Summary:
33 parts.
Flying home is contained in one folder consisting of 33 parts in Ab Major concert -- in ink -- in unidentified hands (Whaley, others?).
Parts in 3 groupings -- (i) 5 reeds - Toby, Rab, Jimmie, Sears, Carney; 4 trumpets - Cat, Scad, Rex, Taft; 3 trombones - Tricky, Brown, Jones; bass; guitar. Part for Toby appears incomplete. -- (ii) 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, Jimmy, Paul, baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, Cat; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3. Parts for alto 1 and alto 3 appear incomplete. -- (iii) 2 reeds - alto (2), tenor; trumpet; trombone (3). -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
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