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Gettin' up morning [music]

Physical description:
1 manuscript, 32 cm
9 copy scores, 32 cm
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Parts (musical)
United States
20th century
Parts for "Memphis blues" are noted on the verso of the conductor score. 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: 24.
9 parts and 1 score.
Gettin' up morning is contained in one folder consisting of 1 seven page conductor score and 9 parts in Eb Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Conductor score indicates parts for 6 voices - 2 sopranos, alto, tenor, baritone, bass. Lyrics begin "Oh, in that great, great morn ...". Parts for 8 voices - soprano 1, soprano 2, alto, Inez, tenor 1, tenor 2, baritone, bass; piano. Lyrics are the same as on the score. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
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