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Greenbacks [music]

Composer:
Richard, Renald
Physical description:
1 manuscript, 32 cm
12 copy scores, 32 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Lead sheet
Music
Parts (musical)
Piano conductor scores
Manuscripts
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.
Summary:
12 parts and 1 score
Greenbacks is contained in one folder consisting of 1 lead sheet, 1 two-page piano conductor score and 11 parts in F Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (Whaley, other?).
Lead sheet for voice. Lyrics begin "We all are stickin' with greenbacks and out to have a good time ...". Piano conductor score does not indicate instrumentation. Parts for 4 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 1, tenor 2; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 2 trombones - 1, 2; bass; guitar. -- 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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