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Night time [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas) 1915-1967
Lyricist:
Julian, Doris
Physical description:
9 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
1 copy score, 28 cm
1 part (photocopy), 28 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Piano vocal scores
Short scores
Manuscripts
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
Parts for "Wounded love" are noted on the verso of some of the parts in Folder B. A short score for "Don't ever say good bye" is noted on the verso of a part in Folder B. 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.
Folder A from the Presentation Album, vol. E.
Summary:
9 parts and an indefinite number of scores.
Night time is contained in two folders consisting of 1 three-page piano vocal score, 1 two-page short score and 8 parts in F Major concert, and 1 lyric sheet -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (BS, Whaley?).
Folder A contains piano vocal score. Lyrics begin "Night time or day time is my time to want you ...".
Folder B contains short score, parts and lyric sheet. Short score indicates parts for clarinet, 2 altos, tenor, baritone, 4 trumpets, trombone. Parts for 3 reeds - Rick, Jim, Paul; 2 trumpets - Clark, Cook; 2 trombones - Butter, John; 1 bass - Wends. Lyric sheet begins as above.
Folder B 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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