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Someday, somewhere [music]

Brooks, Joan
Segal, Jack
Miles, Dick
Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 33 cm
1 manuscript, 32 cm
25 copy scores, 32 cm
12 copy scores, 31 cm
1 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 29 cm
1 part (photocopy), 28 cm
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Parts (musical)
Piano conductor scores
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
Short scores
United States
20th century
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.
Folder B, grouping i from the Mercer Ellington Library. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 36.
37 parts and an indefinite number of scores.
Someday, somewhere is contained in four folders consisting of 1 one page short score, 1 published three page piano vocal score and 13 parts in F Major concert, 14 parts in Bb Major concert, 1 six page conductor score in Eb Major concert, and 1 four page piano conductor score and 10 parts in Ab Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley, other?).
Folder A contains one page short score. Short score indicates parts for sax, baritone, trumpets, bass trombone.
Folder B contains parts in F Major in 2 groupings -- (i) Part for 1 trombone - Lawrence. -- (ii) Parts for 5 reeds - Johnny, Procope, Ashby, Paul, Harry; 4 trumpets - Cat, Mercer, Cook, Cootie; 3 trombones - Buster, Chuck, Lawrence.
Folder C contains piano vocal score and conductor score. Piano vocal score lyrics begin "It's been heavenly tell me, will I see lovelight in your eyes ...". Conductor score indicates parts for 2 altos, 2 tenors, baritone, 3 trumpets, 2 trombones, bass.
Folder D contains items in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts in Bb Major for 5 reeds - Rabbit, Otto, Jimmy, Skippy, Carney; 4 trumpets - Taft, Scad, Rex, Ray; 3 trombones - Tricky, Brown, Jones; bass; guitar. -- (ii) Piano conductor score and parts in Ab Major. Piano conductor score does not indicate instrumentation. Parts for 4 reeds - alto, Ben, tenor, baritone; 2 trumpets - 1, 2; trombone; bass; drums; guitar. -- All items except Folder B, grouping i from the Duke Ellington Library.
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
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