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I want to hold your hand [music]

Lennon, John
McCartney, Paul
Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
13 copy scores, 32 cm
Copy scores
Parts (musical)
Short scores
United States
20th century
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.
13 parts and 1 score
I want to hold your hand is contained in two folders consisting of 1 six page short score and 13 parts in Bb Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley?).
Folder A contains short score. Score indicates parts for clarinets, Rab, Paul, trumpets, Cooty, Ray, Brown.
Folder B contains parts for 5 reeds - Rab, clarinet 1, clarinet 2, clarinet 3, tenor 4; 4 trumpets - Cat, Herb, Cooty, Ray; 3 trombones - Brown, Buster, Chuck; bass. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
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