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I fell and broke my heart [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Lyricist:
George, Don
Physical description:
12 copy scores, 32 cm
2 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Lead sheet
Music
Parts (musical)
Short scores
Manuscripts
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.
Folder C from the Presentation Album, vol. D. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 233.
Summary:
12 parts and an indefinite number of scores.
I fell and broke my heart is contained in three folders consisting of 2 two-page short scores, 1 lead sheet and 11 parts in C Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (BS, Whaley?).
Folder A contains parts in 2 groupings -- (i) 2 reeds - Rab, Sears; 2 trombones - Brown, Tyree. -- (ii) 1 reed - baritone; 3 trumpets - Dud, Baker, Williams; 1 trombone - Jones; bass; guitar.
Folder B contains short scores. 1 short score indicates parts for Rab, baritone. Score appears incomplete. 1 short score indicates parts for trumpets. Score appears incomplete.
Folder C contains lead sheet. Lead sheet for voice. Lyrics begin "When you pushed me out of heaven, I fell and broke my heart ...".
Folders A & B 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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