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Slip of the lip [music]

Ellington, Mercer Kennedy (musician) 1919-1996
Henderson, Luther
Physical description:
1 manuscript, 32 cm
Parts (musical)
United States
20th century
This piece may be mistitled. A notation on the original part reads "over (S.H.)" and the piece shares the same possible Band Book number as other parts for "S.H." 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, brittle.
Unsigned Ellington-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: 94.
1 part
Slip of the lip is contained in one folder consisting of 1 part in F Major concert -- in pencil -- in unidentified hand (Tizol?).
Part for 1 trumpet - Nance. Part is noted on the verso of a part for "Sherman shuffle," Folder B, grouping i. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
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