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Love like this can't last [music]

Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas) 1915-1967
Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 34 cm
10 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
Parts (musical)
Piano vocal scores
United States
20th century
A piano vocal score for "You're the one" is noted on the verso of the piano vocal score in Folder A. 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.
There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 24.
10 parts and 1 score.
Love like this can't last is contained in two folders consisting of 1 four page piano vocal score in G Major concert, 9 parts in C Major concert, and 1 part in F Major concert -- in pencil -- in unidentified hand (BS?).
Folder A contains piano vocal score. Lyrics begin "Love like this can't last, your sweet kiss is too good to be true ...".
Folder B contains parts in C Major for 4 reeds - Hodges, Otto, Ben, Carney; 2 trumpets - Rex, Wallace; 3 trombones - Tricky, Brown, Tizol. Part in F Major for 1 unidentified treble instrument (guitar?). -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
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Archives Center - NMAH

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