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Makin' whoopee! [music]

Composer:
Donaldson, Walter
Lyricist:
Kahn, Gus
Arranger:
Jacobs, Dick
Physical description:
1 manuscript, 31 cm
2 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 cm
7 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 27 cm
Type:
Conductor scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Piano conductor scores
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
1928
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, brittle.
Summary:
6 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Makin' whoopee! is contained in two folders consisting of 1 four page conductor score, 2 published four page piano vocal scores, 1 published three page piano conductor score, and 6 published parts in G Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Folder A contains conductor score. Score indicates parts for alto, 2 trumpets, trombone.
Folder B contains published items. Piano vocal score lyrics begin "Ev'ry time I hear that march from Lohengrin ...". Piano conductor score indicates parts for alto, tenor, trumpet. Parts for 3 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 2; 1 trumpet - 1; 1 trombone - 1; bass. -- 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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