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Ol' man river [music]

Composer:
Kern, Jerome
Lyricist:
Hammerstein, Oscar 1895-1960
Arranger:
White, Beverly
Physical description:
8 manuscripts, 32 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
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.
Unsigned Strayhorn composition.
Copyright restrictions. Consult Archives Center staff. Paul Ellington, executor, is represented by Richard J.J. Scarola, Scarola Eillis LLP, 888 Seventh Avenue, 45th Floor, New York, N.Y. 10106. Telephone (212) 757-0007 x 235, Facsimile (212) 757-0469; E-Mail: rjjs@selaw.com; www.selaw.com; www.ourlawfirm.com.
Statement of responsibility taken in part from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro.
Summary:
7 parts and 1 score
Ol' man river is contained in two folders consisting of 1 two page short score in C Major concert, and 7 parts in Db Major concert -- in pencil -- in unidentified hands (Whaley, other?).
Folder A contains short score. Short score indicates parts for saxes, baritone, trumpets, trombones, bass.
Folder B contains parts for 2 reeds - sax 1, sax 4; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 1 trombone - 1; bass. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History : Archives Center. P.O. Box 37012, Suite 1100, MRC 601, Constitution Ave., between 12th and 14th Sts., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20013-7012. Call 202-633-3270 for appointment. Fax: 202-786-2453
Topic:
Music
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_169684

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