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No love, no nothin' [music]

Warren, Harry 1893-1981
Robin, Leo
Physical description:
17 copy scores, 32 cm
2 manuscripts, 32 cm
1 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 cm
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Parts (musical)
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
United States
20th century
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, brittle.
There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 325.
16 parts and an indefinite number of scores
No love, no nothin' is contained in one folder consisting of 1 three page piano vocal score in Db Major concert, 1 two page piano conductor score and 11 parts in Ab Major concert, 1 published two page piano vocal score and 5 parts in Eb Major concert, and 1 six page conductor score in Bb Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (Whaley, Tizol?).
Items in 4 groupings -- (i) Published piano vocal score. Lyrics begin "I'm just about as solitary as anyone could be ...". -- (ii) Piano conductor score and parts in Ab Major. Piano conductor score does not indicate instrumentation. Parts for 4 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 1, tenor 2; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 2 trombones - 1, 2; bass; drums. -- (iii) Parts in Eb Major for 2 reeds - Johnny, Carney; 2 trombones - Browne, Tizol; guitar. -- (iv) Piano vocal score in Db Major and conductor score in Bb Major. Piano vocal score lyrics begin "I had to call you on the phone ...". Piano vocal score appears incomplete. Conductor score does not indicate instrumentation. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
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