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It's kind of lonesome out tonight [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Lyricist:
George, Don
Physical description:
23 copy scores, 32 cm
1 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
1947
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, brittle, tape.
Folder B from the Presentation Album, vol. D. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 196.
Summary:
22 parts and an indefinite number of scores
It's kind of lonesome out tonight is contained in two folders consisting of 1 three page piano vocal score, 1 published two page piano vocal score and 11 parts in Eb Major concert, and 11 parts in Bb Major concert -- in ink -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Folder A contains three page piano vocal score and parts. Piano vocal score lyrics begin "Wish I had a place to walk to ...". Parts in Eb Major for 3 reeds - Rab, Sears, Carney; 3 trumpets - Williams, Baker, Scad; 3 trombones - Jones, Brown, Tyree; bass; guitar. Parts in Bb Major for 4 reeds - Rab, Sears, Jimmy, Carney; 4 trumpets - Williams, Baker, Scad, Taft; 2 trombones - Jones, Wilbur; guitar.
Folder B contains published piano vocal score. Lyrics as above.
Folder A 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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