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Swanee moon [music]

Composer:
Blake, Eubie 1883-1983
Lyricist:
Sissle, Noble 1889-
Physical description:
1 manuscript, 32 cm
1 copy score, 32 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Copy scores
Music
Piano conductor scores
Piano vocal scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
A part for "Boy's dance" is noted on the verso of this piano conductor score. 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, brittle, tape.
Summary:
2 scores
Swanee moon is contained in one of twelve folders for "Shuffle along" consisting of 1 four page piano conductor score in Ab Major concert, and 1 four page piano vocal score in D Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Piano conductor score does not indicate instrumentation. Piano vocal score lyrics begin "Ev'ry little south land flower blooming in it's fragrant bower ...". -- 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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