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Misty [music]

Composer:
Garner, Erroll
Lyricist:
Burke, Johnny
Arranger:
Henderson, Luther
Physical description:
27 copy scores, 32 cm
9 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
1 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 cm
5 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
Type:
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
1955
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, torn, stained, tape.
Folder B, groupings i & ii from the Mercer Ellington Library. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 69.
Summary:
39 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Misty is contained in three folders consisting of 15 parts in Db Major concert, 1 published two page piano vocal score in Eb Major concert, 2 sixteen page conductor scores and 1 part in Bb Major concert, and 23 parts in F Major concert -- in ink and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (Whaley, Tizol, Henderson?).
Folder A contains scores and 1 part. Piano vocal score lyrics begin "Look at me, I'm as helpless as a kitten up a tree ...". Conductor scores indicate parts for 2 altos, 2 tenors, baritone, 4 trumpets, 3 trombones, drums, voice, guitar, piano, bass. Part in Bb Major for bass/guitar/piano.
Folder B contains parts in 3 groupings -- (i) Parts in F Major for 4 reeds - alto (2), alto 3 (2), tenor 2 (2), Carney (2); 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3 (2), 4 (2); 2 trombones - 2 (2), 3 (2). -- (ii) Parts in Db Major for 1 reed - Hamilton (2); 1 trumpet - 3 (2); 1 trombone - 2 (2). -- (iii) Parts for 1 trumpet - 1; piano.
Folder C contains parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts in Db Major for 4 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, Paul, baritone; 2 trumpets - 1, 2; 2 trombones - 1, 3; bass. -- (ii) Parts in F Major for 1 reed - tenor 4; 1 trombone - 1; bass. -- All items except Folder B, groupings i & ii 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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