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Just squeeze me (but don't tease me) [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Lyricist:
Gaines, Lee
Arranger:
Henderson, Rick
Physical description:
2 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
15 copy scores, 32 cm
1 part (photocopy), 32 cm
1 part (photocopy), 31 cm
1 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 cm
4 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
Type:
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
1946
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, torn, tape.
Folder C, grouping ii from the Mercer Ellington Library.
Summary:
21 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Just squeeze me (but don't tease me) is contained in five folders consisting of 1 three page conductor score and 7 parts in Ab Major concert, 1 one page short score, 1 two page short score and 11 parts in C Major concert, and 2 two page piano vocal scores and 3 parts in F Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (BS, Sanders, Whaley?).
Folder A contains conductor score and parts in Ab Major. Conductor score indicates parts for altos, tenors, baritone, trumpets, trombones, bass. Parts for 3 reeds - alto 3, tenor 1, baritone; 2 trumpets - 1, 2; 1 trombone - 2; bass.
Folder B contains one page short score and parts in C Major. Short score does not indicate instrumentation. Parts for 3 trombones - John, Britt, Butter; 1 bass - Jim. Parts for John and Britt are noted on the same sheet. Parts for Butter and Jim are noted on the same sheet.
Folder C contains parts in F Major in 2 groupings -- (i) Part for trombone. -- (ii) Parts for trumpet; trombone.
Folder D contains two page short score and parts in C Major. Short score indicates parts for saxes, trumpets, trombones, voice. Short score does not include lyrics. Parts for 2 trumpets - 1, 4; 1 trombone - 1; drums; piano (3).
Folder E contains piano vocal scores. Lyrics begin "Want you to know I go for your squeezin' ...". -- All items except Folder C, grouping ii 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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