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Star dust [music]

Composer:
Carmichael, Hoagy
Lyricist:
Parish, Mitchell
Physical description:
21 copy scores, 32 cm
3 manuscripts, 32 cm
2 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
1 copy score, 31 cm
1 manuscript, 31 cm
4 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Holographs
Lead sheet
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
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, Wayne Shirley and Dr. Mark Tucker.
Condition: fair, torn, tape, brittle.
Unsigned Strayhorn composition.
Folder C from the Mercer Ellington Library. Statement of responsibility taken from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro. There appear to be numbers from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 144, 301.
Summary:
32 parts and 1 score
Star dust is contained in five folders consisting of 1 two page short score, 1 lead sheet and 27 parts in Db Major concert, and 4 parts in Eb Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley, Mullins, Tunney, Henderson, Williams, others?).
Folder A contains short score. Short score indicates parts for saxes, baritone. Score appears incomplete.
Folder B contains lead sheet and parts in Db Major. Lead sheet for trombone. Parts for 1 trumpet - 3; 1 trombone - 1 (3).
Folder C contains parts in Db Major for 7 reeds - flute (2), clarinet 1 (2), 2, 3, clarinet, bass clarinet (3), tenor 2; 1 trombone - Butter; bass; piano. Parts may reflect different arrangements of the piece.
Folder D contains parts in Eb Major for 1 reed - alto 2; 1 trumpet - 1; 1 trombone - 1; banjo.
Folder E contains parts in Db Major for 4 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 1, baritone; 2 trumpets - 2, 4; 2 trombones - 2, 3; bass. -- All items except Folder C 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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