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My funny valentine [music]

Composer:
Rodgers, Richard
Lyricist:
Hart, Lorenz
Physical description:
10 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
1 copy score, 32 cm
1 part (photocopy), 32 cm
2 manuscripts, 32 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Piano conductor scores
Piano vocal scores
Short scores
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, worn, torn.
Unsigned Strayhorn composition.
Folder B, grouping i from the Mercer Ellington Library. Statement of responsibility taken from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro. There appear to be numbers from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 41, 182.
Summary:
11 parts and an indefinite number of scores
My funny valentine is contained in three folders consisting of 1 seven page short score and 11 parts in bb minor concert, 1 two page piano conductor score in a minor concert, and 1 three page piano vocal score in g# minor concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (BS, Whaley, Sanders?).
Folder A contains short score. Score indicates parts for Jim, Rab, tenor, baritone, Ray, Clark, Cook, Butter, trombones.
Folder B contains parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts for 1 trombone - John (2). -- (ii) Parts for 5 reeds - Rab, Proc, Paul, Jim, baritone; 3 trumpets - Cat, Ray, Clark; 1 trombone - Butter.
Folder C contains remaining scores. Piano conductor score does not indicate instrumentation. Piano vocal score lyrics begin "My funny valentine, sweet comic valentine ...". -- All items except Folder B, grouping i from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
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