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I can't put my arms around a memory [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Lyricist:
George, Don
Physical description:
16 copy scores, 32 cm
2 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Music
Parts (musical)
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
Manuscripts
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
1952
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.
Condition: fair, tape, torn.
Folder D from the Presentation Album, vol. D. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 206.
Summary:
15 parts and an indefinite number of scores
I can't put my arms around a memory is contained in four folders consisting of 1 three-page piano vocal score, 2 published two-page piano vocal scores and 14 parts in F Major concert, and 1 part in D Major concert -- in ink -- in unidentified hands (Whaley, other?).
Folder A contains parts in F Major in 2 groupings -- (i) 4 reeds - Procope, Rab, Sears, Carney; 3 trumpets - Scad, Dud, Baker; guitar. -- (ii) 1 reed - Jimmy; 1 trumpet - Williams; 3 trombones - Tyree, Jones, Brown; bass.
Folder B contains three-page piano vocal score. Piano vocal score lyrics begin "Funny kind of feeling, at the end of day ...".
Folder C contains 1 published two-page piano vocal score in F Major and part in D Major. Piano vocal score lyrics begin "I can't put my arms around a memory ...". Part for piano.
Folder D contains 1 published two-page piano vocal score in F Major. Piano vocal score lyrics begin "I can't put my arms around a memory ...".
Folders A, B & C from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
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