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I feel a song coming on [music]

Composer:
McHugh, Jimmy
Fields, Dorothy
Oppenheimer, George
Physical description:
1 manuscript, 36 cm
5 manuscripts, 32 cm
9 copy scores, 32 cm
Type:
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Piano conductor scores
Piano vocal scores
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
Parts for "Monday ev'ry day" are noted on the verso of the seven page conductor score in Folder A. An untitled part is noted on the verso of the piano conductor score 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, tape.
Unsigned Strayhorn composition.
Statement of responsibility taken from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro.
Summary:
7 parts and an indefinite number of scores
I feel a song coming on is contained in three folders consisting of 1 two page short score in Db Major concert, 1 sixteen page conductor score, 1 seven page conductor score and 6 parts in Ab Major concert, 1 three page conductor score, 1 six page conductor score, 1 one page piano conductor score and 1 part in F Major concert (?), and 2 two page piano conductor scores in an unknown key -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Folder A contains short score in Db Major and conductor scores in Ab Major. Short score does not indicate instrumentation and appears incomplete. Sixteen page conductor score indicates parts for 3 saxes - 1, 2, 3; voice, 2 trumpets - 1, 2; trombone; bass; guitar. Seven page conductor score indicates parts for 4 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor, tenor; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3.
Folder B contains piano conductor scores in an unknown key and parts in Ab Major. Piano conductor scores do not indicate instrumentation and appear incomplete. Parts for 3 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor; 2 trumpets - 1, 2; bass.
Folder C contains conductor scores in F Major (?), piano conductor score in F Major (?), and part in F Major. Three page conductor score indicates part for trumpet. Score appears incomplete. Six page conductor score indicates parts for trumpet, sax, voice. Score appears incomplete. Piano conductor score does not indicate instrumentation and appears incomplete. Part for trumpet. Part is noted on the verso of the three page conductor score. -- 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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