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Money is the root of all evil [music]

Whitney, Joan
Kramer, Alex
Physical description:
14 copy scores, 32 cm
1 manuscript, 32 cm
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Parts (musical)
Piano conductor scores
Piano vocal scores
United States
20th century
A part for "Jacky Mably's intro" is noted on the verso of the conductor score. 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.
Unsigned Strayhorn composition.
Statement of responsibility taken from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro.
12 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Money is the root of all evil is contained in one folder consisting of 1 five page piano vocal score, 1 one page conductor score, 1 three page piano conductor score and 12 parts in Db Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Piano vocal score does not include lyrics. Conductor score does not indicate instrumentation and appears incomplete. Piano conductor score does not indicate instrumentation. Parts for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 1, tenor 2, baritone; 3 trumpets - 1, 2 (2), 3; 2 trombones - 1, 2; bass. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
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