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Friend of yours [music]

Composer:
Van Heusen, Jimmy 1913-
Lyricist:
Burke, Johnny
Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
14 copy scores, 32 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Copy scores
Holographs
Music
Parts (musical)
Short scores
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 appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 344.
Summary:
14 parts and 1 score.
Friend of yours is contained in two folders consisting of 1 three page short score and 14 parts in Bb Major concert (?) -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley?).
Folder A contains short score. Score indicates parts for Cat, trumpets. Score appears incomplete.
Folder B contains parts for 5 reeds - Toby, Rab, Sears, Jimmy, Carney; 5 trumpets - Rex, Scad, Cat, Taft, Ray; 3 trombones - Brown, Tricky, Jones; bass. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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