2 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
2 copy scores, 32 cm
Piano vocal scores
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.
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3 parts and 1 score
Nearness of you is contained in two folders consisting of 2 parts in C Major concert (?), and 1 three page piano vocal score and 1 part in F Major concert. -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (BS, Whaley?).
Folder A contains parts in C Major (?) for 1 reed - alto; 1 unidentified treble instrument.
Folder B contains piano vocal score and part in F Major. Piano vocal score lyrics begin "It's not the pale moon that excites me ...". Part for 1 reed - alto. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
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