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I'm gonna sit right down and write myself a letter [music]

Composer:
Ahlert, Fred E
Lyricist:
Young, Joe
Physical description:
4 manuscripts, 32 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
A part for an untitled piece is noted on the verso of Tricky's part. 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, worn.
Unsigned Strayhorn composition.
Statement of responsibility taken from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro.
Summary:
4 parts
I'm gonna sit right down and write myself a letter is contained in one folder consisting of 4 parts in Db Major concert -- in pencil -- in unidentified hand (Tizol?).
Parts for 2 trumpets - Cooty, Rex; 1 trombone - Tricky; 1 unidentified bass instrument (trombone?). - 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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