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I never felt this way before [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Lyricist:
Dubin, Al
Physical description:
5 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
5 manuscripts, 32 cm
Type:
Holographs
Music
Parts (musical)
Short scores
Manuscripts
Place:
United States
Date:
1930
1981
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.
Unsigned Ellington-Strayhorn composition.
Folder A from the Presentation Album, vol. P, p. 33. Statement of responsibility taken from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro.
Summary:
7 parts and an indefinite number of scores.
I never felt this way before is contained in three folders consisting of 1 four-page short score and 2 parts in Ab Major concert, 1 one-page short score and 3 parts in Bb Major concert, and 1 one-page short score and 2 parts in G Major concert -- in pencil -- in unidentified hands (DE, BS, Tizol?).
Folder A contains short scores. Short score in Ab Major indicates parts for clarinet, Rab, Otto, Ben, baritone, trumpets, Wallace, Cooty, trombones, Tizol. Short score in Bb Major indicates parts for clarinet, tenor, baritone, trumpets, Wallace, Cooty, Tizol. Short score in G Major indicates parts for saxes, baritone. Score appears incomplete.
Folder B contains parts in G & Bb Major. Parts in G Major for 1 trumpet - Rex; 1 bass - Moe. Parts in Bb Major for 1 trumpet - Rex (2); bass.
Folder C contains parts in Ab Major for 1 trumpet - Rex; bass.
Folders B & C from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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