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Midnight sun [music]

Composer:
Hampton, Lionel
Burke, Sonny
Lyricist:
Mercer, Johnny 1909-1976
Physical description:
1 manuscript, 32 cm
19 copy scores, 32 cm
Type:
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
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, tape.
Unsigned Strayhorn composition.
Statement of responsibility taken from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro.
Summary:
19 parts and 1 score
Midnight sun is contained in one folder consisting of 1 fourteen page conductor score in F Major concert, 13 parts in Bb Major concert, and 6 parts in Eb Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Conductor score does not indicate instrumentation. Parts in Bb Major for 5 reeds - alto flute 1, alto flute 2, Rab, tenor, baritone; 2 trumpets - 1, 2; trombone; bass; drums; guitar; vibes; piano. Parts in Eb Major for 2 reeds - clarinet, tenor; trumpet; 2 trombones - 1, 2; bass. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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