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I don't know enough about you [music]

Lee, Peggy
Barbour, Dave
Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 36 cm
10 manuscripts, 32 cm
3 copy scores, 32 cm
Copy scores
Lead sheet
Parts (musical)
Short scores
United States
20th century
An untitled short score is noted on the verso of the lead sheet in Folder C. 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.
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: 35.
13 parts and 1 score
I don't know enough about you is contained in three folders consisting of 1 one page short score and 1 lead sheet in C Major concert, and 12 parts in Ab Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (DE, Tizol, Whaley?).
Folder A contains short score. Short score indicates parts for Rab, Paul, trombone.
Folder B contains parts in 2 groupings -- (i) 4 reeds - Otto, Johnny, Barney, Ben; 2 trumpets - Rex, Wallace; 3 trombones - Brown, Tizol, Tricky. -- (ii) 1 reed - Carney; 1 trumpet - Ray; 1 trombone - Jones.
Folder C contains lead sheet for voice. Lyrics begin "Little bit about a lot of things, but I don't know enough about you ...". Lead sheet appears incomplete. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
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