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I close my eyes [music]

Composer:
Jenkins, Freddy
Physical description:
2 manuscripts, 32 cm
2 copy scores, 32 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Piano vocal scores
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.
Condition: fair, torn.
There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 54.
Summary:
1 part and an indefinite number of scores
I close my eyes is contained in two folders consisting of 1 two page piano vocal score and 1 three page piano vocal score in c minor concert, and 1 two page piano vocal score and 1 part in F Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (Whaley, Jenkins?).
Folder A contains piano vocal scores in c minor. Piano vocal score lyrics begin "I close my eyes whenever your warm lips meet mine ...". Three page piano vocal score appears incomplete.
Folder B contains piano vocal score and part in F Major concert. Piano vocal score lyrics begin "I closed my eyes and suddenly realized ...". Part for unidentified treble instrument (guitar?). Folders may reflect different pieces. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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