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Once in a while [music]

Edwards, Michael
Green, Bud
Physical description:
5 manuscripts, 32 cm
7 copy scores, 32 cm
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Parts (musical)
Short scores
United States
20th century
Parts for "No smoking" are noted on the verso the two page conductor score and 1 short score. 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.
Unsigned Ellington-Strayhorn composition.
Statement of responsibility taken from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro.
7 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Once in a while is contained in one folder consisting of 2 three page conductor scores, 1 two page conductor score, 2 one page short scores and 7 parts in Ab Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Scores do not indicate instrumentation. 1 three page conductor score, two page conductor score and short scores appear incomplete. Parts for 4 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 2, baritone; 1 trumpet - Dizzy; 1 trombone - 1; piano. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
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