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I'm just wild about Harry [music]

Composer:
Blake, Eubie 1883-1983
Sissle, Noble 1889-
Physical description:
5 copy scores, 32 cm
1 manuscript, 32 cm
6 copy scores, 31 cm
2 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 cm
1 manuscript, 36 cm
Type:
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Lead sheet
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
1921
20th century
Notes:
Published piano vocal scores are a re-issue to commemorate Harry Truman's presidential victory. Edition includes alternative lyrics for the refrain. 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, brittle.
Folder B, grouping i from the Mercer Ellington Library.
Summary:
12 parts and an indefinite number of scores
I'm just wild about Harry is contained in three folders consisting of 2 published two page piano vocal scores in C Major concert, 1 lead sheet and 7 parts in F Major concert, and 1 ten page conductor score and 4 parts in Eb Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Folder A contains published piano vocal scores and parts in Eb Major. Piano vocal score lyrics begin "There's just one fellow for me in this world ...". Parts for 1 reed - alto 1; 2 trumpets - 1, 2. Parts subtitled "Intro."
Folder B contains items in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts in F Major for 1 reed - Harry; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3. -- (ii) Lead sheet and part in Eb Major. Lead sheet for unidentified treble instrument. Part for piano.
Folder C contains ten page conductor score. Score indicates parts for 4 saxes - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 2 trombones - 1, 2; bass; piano. -- All items except Folder B, grouping i from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
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