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Hey! Baby [music]

Composer:
Cobb, Margaret
Channel, Bruce
Creator:
Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas) 1915-1967
Physical description:
12 copy scores, 32 cm
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
1 part (photocopy), 32 cm
11 copy scores, 31 cm
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 31 cm
1 part (photocopy), 28 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Lead sheet
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
1930
1981
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: 149.
Summary:
26 parts and 1 score.
Hey! Baby is contained in two folders consisting of 1 part and 2 lead sheets in G Major concert, 1 four page short score and 12 parts in Bb Major concert, and 11 parts in Eb Major concert -- in ink and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (BS, Whaley, other?).
Folder A contains part and lead sheets in G Major, and short score in Bb Major. Part in G Major for piano. Lead sheets for voice. Lyrics begin "Hey! Baby, I've got some talk for you ...". Short score does not indicate instrumentation.
Folder B contains parts in 3 groupings -- (i) Parts in Bb Major for 4 reeds - Rab, Jimmy, Sears, Carney; 4 trumpets - 1, Scad, Taft, Ray; 2 trombones - Tricky, Brown; bass; unidentified treble instrument (guitar?). -- (ii) Parts in Eb Major for 5 reeds - Johnny, Procope, Ashby, Paul, Harry Carney; 4 trumpets - Cat, Mercer, Cootie, Cook. -- (iii) Parts in Eb Major for 2 trombones - Lawrence, Buster. -- 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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