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Lover, come back to me [music]

Romberg, Sigmund
Hammerstein, Oscar 1895-1960
Physical description:
1 manuscript, 23 cm
1 manuscript, 32 cm
6 copy scores, 32 cm
4 copy scores, 31 cm
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Parts (musical)
United States
20th century
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.
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: 293.
10 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Lover, come back to me is contained in two folders consisting of 1 one page conductor score in Db Major concert, 1 five page conductor score and 9 parts in F Major concert, and 1 part in G Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (Whaley, others?).
Folder A contains conductor scores. Score in Db Major does not indicate instrumentation. Score in F Major indicates parts for alto, tenor, trumpet, trombone, bass, guitar.
Folder B contains parts in 3 groupings -- (i) Part in G Major for 1 reed - tenor. -- (ii) Parts in F Major for 3 reeds - Rab, Sears, Carney; trumpet. -- (iii) Parts in F Major for 3 reeds - Rab, Sears, Carney; trumpet; piano. Part for piano appears incomplete. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
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