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If I can't have you [music]

Composer:
Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas) 1915-1967
Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
3 manuscripts, 32 cm
Type:
Holographs
Music
Parts (musical)
Piano vocal scores
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.
Summary:
2 parts and an indefinite number of scores.
If I can't have you is contained in one folder consisting of 1 three page piano vocal score, 1 four page short score and 2 parts in F Major concert -- in pencil -- in unidentified hands (BS, other?).
Piano vocal score lyrics begin "If I can't have you I don't want to live ...". Short score indicates parts for Ben, sax, trumpets. Parts for 1 trumpet - Rex; bass. -- 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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