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G. I. jive [music]

Composer:
Mercer, Johnny 1909-1976
Arranger:
Alexander, Van
Physical description:
9 copy scores, 32 cm
1 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 cm
15 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 27 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Copy scores
Music
Parts (musical)
Piano vocal scores
Sheet music
Place:
United States
Date:
1943
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.
There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 322.
Summary:
24 parts and 1 score.
G. I. jive is contained in two folders consisting of 1 two-page published piano vocal score and 24 parts in C Major concert -- in ink -- in unidentified hand.
Folder A contains parts for 3 reeds - alto 3, tenor 4, baritone; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3.
Folder B contains piano vocal score and published parts. Piano vocal score lyrics begin "This is the G. I. jive, man alive ...". Parts for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 2, tenor 4, baritone 5; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 2 trombones - 1, 2; violin 1; bass; drums; guitar; piano. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
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