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A Hundred dreams for you [music]

Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Burke, Johnny
Physical description:
1 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 cm
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
13 copy scores, 32 cm
Sheet music
Copy scores
Parts (musical)
Piano vocal scores
Short scores
United States
20th century
A part for "But the blues" is noted on the verso of the bass part in Folder B. 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.
13 parts and an indefinite number of scores.
A hundred dreams for you is contained in two folders consisting of 1 published two-page piano vocal score in C Major concert, and 1 two-page short score and 13 parts in Ab Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (BS, Whaley?).
Folder A contains piano vocal score. Lyrics begin "Don't look so sad, say goodbye with a smile ...".
Folder B contains short score and parts. Short score indicates parts for sax, baritone, trumpets. Parts for 5 reeds - Rab, Proc, Jimmy, Paul, Carney; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, Ray, 3; 3 trombones - Butter, Britt, John; bass. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
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