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Slip of the lip, A [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Mercer Kennedy (musician) 1919-1996
Henderson, Luther
Physical description:
1 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 cm
1 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 28 cm
7 manuscripts, 32 cm
3 copy scores, 32 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
1942
20th century
Notes:
Parts for "Fussy puss" and "Sherman shuffle" are noted on the verso of the parts in grouping ii. 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, worn, torn, tape.
There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 94.
Summary:
10 parts and an indefinite number of scores
A slip of the lip is contained in one folder consisting of 2 published two page piano vocal scores and 10 parts in F Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (Tizol, Whaley?).
Items in 3 groupings -- (i) Piano vocal scores. Lyrics begin "Shhh! Don't talk too much ...". -- (ii) Parts for 3 reeds - Otto, Ben, Carney; 2 trumpets - Rex, Wallace; 2 trombones - Tricky, Brown. Parts for Otto, Ben, Carney, Wallace appear incomplete. -- (iii) Parts for 2 trumpets - Scad, Ray; 1 trombone - Tricky. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
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