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Hello, Dolly! [music]

Composer:
Herman, Jerry
Physical description:
32 copy scores, 32 cm
12 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
2 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
1 manuscript, 32 cm
1 copy score, 31 cm
10 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
1 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 28 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
Short scores
Sheet music
Manuscripts
Place:
United States
Date:
1963
20th century
1960-1970
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.
Condition: fair, torn, tape.
Folder A, grouping iii and Folder B, grouping i from the Mercer Ellington Library. There appear to be numbers from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 31, 58.
Summary:
55 parts and an indefinite number of scores.
Hello, Dolly! is contained in four folders consisting of 1 published three-page piano vocal score, 1 two-page piano vocal score, 1 three-page short score, 1 two-page short score and 54 parts in Bb Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley, Jones, other?).
Folder A contains items in 3 groupings -- (i) Parts for trombone; bass. -- (ii) Part for 1 reed - tenor. -- (iii) Published three-page piano vocal score and part. Piano vocal score lyrics begin "I went away from the lights of Fourteenth Street ...". Part for unidentifed treble instrument (guitar?).
Folder B contains parts in 2 groupings -- (i) 6 reeds - Proc (3), Rab (4), Jimmy (2), Paul (4), tenor, Carney (4); 3 trumpets - 1 (2), 3 (2), 4 (2); 4 trombones - 1, 2 (3), 3 (4), trombone; bass. -- (ii) 1 reed - Pro; 2 trumpets - 1 (2), 2; 1 trombone - 1 (2).
Folder C contains items in 2 groupings -- (i) Two-page piano vocal score. Piano vocal score lyrics begin "Hello, Dolly, well hello, Dolly ...". Score appears incomplete. -- (ii) Parts for 4 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor, baritone; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 2 trombones - 1, 2; bass; guitar.
Folder D contains short scores. Three-page short score indicates parts for clarinet, Rab, Proc, Paul, baritone, saxes, trumpets, trombones. Two-page short score indicates parts for saxes, baritone, trumpets, trombones. -- All items except Folder A, grouping iii and Folder B, grouping i 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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