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Just one of those things [music]

Porter, Cole
Mathieu, Bill
Physical description:
2 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 cm
16 copy scores, 32 cm
Copy scores
Parts (musical)
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
United States
20th century
Folder B also contains a photocopy of a letter from Mathieu to Ellington dated 1960/04/22 discussing rehearsal suggestions for the arrangement. The original letter is filed in Correspondence. A photograph of an unidentified man in a military uniform was also contained in Folder B. The photograph is filed in the photo series. 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.
16 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Just one of those things is contained in two folders consisting of 2 published four page piano vocal socores and 1 part in F Major concert, and 15 parts in Bb Major concert -- in ink -- in unidentified hands (Whaley, Mathieu?).
Folder A contains piano vocal scores and part in F Major. Piano vocal scores lyrics begin "As Dorothy Parker once said to her boyfriend ...". Part for trumpet.
Folder B contains parts in Bb Major for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 2, tenor 3, Paul, baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass; drums; piano. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
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