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Take me along [music]

Merrill, Bob
Physical description:
1 manuscript, 23 cm
10 copy scores, 32 cm
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Parts (musical)
Piano conductor 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, Wayne Shirley, and Dr. Mark Tucker.
Condition: fair, tape, stained.
Unsigned 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: 10.
9 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Take me along is contained in one folder consisting of 1 nineteen page conductor score, 1 five page piano conductor score and 9 parts in G Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (ME, Whaley?).
Conductor score indicates parts for 3 saxes, Mercer, 2 trumpets, trombone, drums, guitar, piano. Piano conductor score does not indicate instrumentation. Parts for 3 reeds - alto, tenor, baritone; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, Mercer; trombone; bass; drums. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
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