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Might not get it at all [music]

Physical description:
2 copy scores, 32 cm
1 manuscript, 32 cm
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Parts (musical)
Piano vocal scores
United States
20th century
Parts for an untitled piece are noted on the verso of the items in grouping ii. 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.
1 part and an indefinite number of scores
Might not get it at all is contained in one folder consisting of 1 two page piano vocal score in Ab Major concert, and 1 one page conductor score and 1 part in Db Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Items in 2 groupings -- (i) Piano vocal score. Lyrics begin "Better get it while it's good-good gettin' ...". -- (ii) Conductor score and part. Conductor score does not indicate instrumentation and appears incomplete. Part for piano. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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