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I left my heart in San Francisco [music]

Composer:
Cory, George
Lyricist:
Cross, Douglas
Physical description:
23 copy scores, 32 cm
7 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
5 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
1 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 28 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
1954
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, brittle, tape, torn.
Folder B, grouping iii from the Mercer Ellington Library. There appear to be numbers from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 88, 55.
Summary:
35 parts and an indefinite number of scores
I left my heart in San Francisco is contained in three folders consisting of 1 three page short score and 35 parts in F Major concert, and 1 published three page piano vocal score in Bb Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (BS, Whaley?).
Folder A contains short score. Score indicates parts for Rab, sax, baritone, Brown, Chuck.
Folder B contains items in 3 groupings -- (i) Published piano vocal score. Lyrics begin "The loveliness of Paris seems somehow sadly gay ...". -- (ii) Parts for 1 reed - Proc; 1 trumpet - 1; 1 trombone - Brown; bass. -- (iii) Parts for 5 reeds - Rab (2), Proc, Jimmy (2), Paul (2), Carney (2); 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4 (2); 3 trombones - Buster (2), Brown, Chuck (2). Part for trumpet 1 appears incomplete.
Folder C contains parts for 4 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor, baritone; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 2 trombones - 1, 2; bass; guitar; piano. -- All items except Folder B, grouping iii 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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