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Limehouse blues [music]

Composer:
Braham, Philip
Lyricist:
Furber, Douglas
Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
9 copy scores, 32 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
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, worn, water spots.
Unsigned Strayhorn composition.
Statement of responsibility taken from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 271.
Summary:
9 parts and 1 score
Limehouse blues is contained in two folders consisting of 1 three page short score and 9 parts in Ab Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (BS, Whaley?).
Folder A contains short score. Short score indicates parts for sax, baritone.
Folder B contains parts for 4 reeds - Rab, Procope, Sears, Carney; 3 trumpets - Baker, Scad, Williams; 2 trombones - Butter, Brown. -- 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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