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Take the A train [music]

Composer:
Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas) 1915-1967
Physical description:
1 manuscript, 32 cm
Type:
Music
Parts (musical)
Manuscripts
Place:
United States
Date:
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.
Unsigned Strayhorn composition.
Statement of responsibility taken from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 3.
Summary:
1 part
Take the A train is contained in one folder consisting of 1 part in Eb Major concert -- in pencil -- in unidentified hand (ME?).
Part for 1 trombone - Lawrence. Part appears incomplete and is noted on the verso of a part for "Shadow of love." -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
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