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Liza [music]

Composer:
Gershwin, George 1898-1937
Lyricist:
Gershwin, Ira
Kahn, Gus
Physical description:
8 manuscripts, 32 cm
4 copy scores, 32 cm
1 part (photocopy), 28 cm
14 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 27 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Published sheet music
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
1939
20th century
Notes:
Part for unidentified treble instrument (photocopy) is originally noted on the verso of "Tea for two." Parts for "Hallelujah" are also contained in this folder. 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, brittle, tape.
Statement of responsibility taken in part from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 9.
Summary:
27 parts
Liza is contained in one folder consisting of 1 part in C Major concert, and 14 published parts and 12 parts in Eb Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (Henderson, other?).
Parts in 3 groupings -- (i) Part in C Major for piano. -- (ii) Parts in Eb Major for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 2, tenor 1, tenor 2, baritone; 3 trumpets - Cat, Cook, Nance; 2 trombones - Tizol (2), Butter; 1 unidentified treble instrument (guitar?). Many parts appear incomplete. -- (iii) Published parts in Eb Major for 4 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 2, tenor 4; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 2 trombones - 1, 2; violins; bass; drums; guitar; piano. Many parts appear incomplete. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
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