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People [music]

Composer:
Styne, Jule
Lyricist:
Merrill, Bob
Arranger:
Schifrin, Lalo
Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 34 cm
28 copy scores, 32 cm
8 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
5 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Piano conductor scores
Piano vocal scores
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, tape, torn.
Unsigned Strayhorn composition.
Folder B, grouping i from the Mercer Ellington Library. Statement of responsibility taken in part from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro. There appear to be numbers from the Duke Ellingon Band Book: 56, 82.
Summary:
38 parts and an indefinite number of scores
People is contained in four folders consisting of 2 four page piano vocal scores and 5 parts in Bb Major concert, and 1 two page piano conductor score, 1 two page short score and 33 parts in Db Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (BS, Whaley, Kondziela?).
Folder A contains items in 2 groupings -- (i) Piano vocal scores. Lyrics begin "People, people who need people ...". 1 score appears incomplete. -- (ii) Piano conductor score and parts in Db Major. Piano conductor score does not indicate instrumentation. Parts for 3 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, baritone; 2 trumpets - 1, 2; flugelhorn; 2 trombones - 1, 2; bass.
Folder B contains parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts in Db Major for 5 reeds - Rab (2), alto, tenor 1 (2), Paul (2), Carney (2); 4 trumpets - 1, 2, Cootie, Rolf (2); 3 trombones - 1, Chuck, Buster (3). -- (ii) Parts in Db Major for 1 reed - alto; 1 trumpet - 1; 2 trombones - 1, Chuck; bass.
Folder C contains shrot score. Short score indicates part for Rab.
Folder D contains parts in Bb Major for 1 reed - alto; bass; drums; guitar; organ. -- All items except Folder B, grouping i 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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