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Searsy's blues [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Hodges, Johnny
Physical description:
1 copy score, 32 cm
1 part (photocopy), 28 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Lead sheet
Manuscripts
Music
Photocopies
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
A lead sheet for "Ballin the blues" is noted on the verso of the lead sheet in Folder A. Lead sheets for an untitled piece are also noted on the verso of the lead sheet in Folder A. 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.
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.
Folder B from the Presentation Album, vol. F.
Summary:
2 parts
Searsy's blues is contained in two folders consisting of 2 lead sheets in Bb Major concert (?) -- in ink and photocopy -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Folder A contains lead sheet for unidentified treble instrument.
Folder B contains lead sheet for unidentified treble instrument.
Folder A 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_170069

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