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September song [music]

Composer:
Weill, Kurt 1900-1950
Lyricist:
Anderson, Maxwell 1888-1959
Physical description:
16 copy scores, 32 cm
3 manuscripts, 32 cm
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
1 part (photocopy), 28 cm
Type:
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Short scores
Photocopies
Place:
United States
Date:
1938
20th century
1930-1940
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.
Unsigned Strayhorn composition.
Folder A, grouping i from the Mercer Ellington Library. Statement of responsibility taken from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 102.
Summary:
17 parts and an indefinite number of scores.
September song is contained in three folders consisting of 1 four-page conductor score, 1 two-page conductor score and 17 parts in Bb Major concert, and 1 five-page short score and 1 three-page short score in C Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in identified hands (Whaley, Jones) and unidentified hands (BS, Whaley?).
Folder A contains items in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts for 1 reed - alto 2 (2). -- (ii) Parts and four-page conductor score. Parts for 4 reeds - alto 1, Jimmie, Paul, Carney; 5 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, Herb, Ray; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass. Four-page conductor score indicates parts for alto, tenor, trumpet, trombone. Score appears incomplete.
Folder B contains five-page short score. Short score indicates parts for alto, clarinet, tenor, Ray, trumpets.
Folder C contains three-page short score, two-page conductor score and parts. Scores do not indicate instrumentation. Parts for 1 reed - Charles; piano. -- All items except Folder A, 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:
Archives Center - NMAH

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