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Portrait of my love [music]

Ornadel, Cyril
West, David
Physical description:
1 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 cm
1 manuscript, 23 cm
1 manuscript, 32 cm
9 copy scores, 32 cm
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Parts (musical)
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
Short scores
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.
There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 4.
9 parts and an indefinite number of scores.
Portrait of my love is contained in one folder consisting of 1 published two page piano vocal score in C Major concert, and 1 eight page short score, 1 eight page conductor score and 9 parts in Db Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (ME, Whaley?).
Piano vocal score lyrics begin "There could never be a portrait of my love ...". Short score indicates parts for reeds, trumpets, trombones, bass, drums, voice. Lyrics begin as above. Conductor score indicates parts for alto, 2 tenors, baritone, 3 trumpets, 2 trombones, bass, voice. Score does not include lyrics. Parts for 3 reeds - alto, tenor, baritone; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; trombone; bass; piano. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
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