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Poinciana [music]

Composer:
Simon, Nat
Lyricist:
Bernier, Buddy
Physical description:
1 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 cm
13 manuscripts, 32 cm
Type:
Conductor scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
1943
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.
There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 331.
Summary:
12 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Poinciana is contained in one folder consisting of 1 published four page piano vocal score in G Major concert, 1 four page conductor score in Bb Major concert, and 12 parts in F Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (Whaley, Hamilton?).
Piano vocal score lyrics begin "Blow tropic wind, sing a song ...". Conductor score does not indicate instrumentation. Parts for 3 reeds - Johnny, Otto, baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass; 1 guitar - Freddie. -- 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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