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Trav'lin' light [music]

Composer:
Mundy, James
Young, Trummy
Lyricist:
Mercer, Johnny 1909-1976
Physical description:
8 copy scores, 32 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
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, worn, tape.
Unsigned Strayhorn composition.
Statement of responsibility taken from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro.
Summary:
7 parts and 1 score
Trav'lin' light is contained in one folder consisting of 1 one page short score in a minor concert (?) and 7 parts in Eb Major concert -- in ink -- in identified hand (Salaam) and unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Short score does not indicate instrumentation and appears incomplete. Parts for 3 reeds - alto, tenor, baritone; trumpet; trombone; bass; drums. Parts and score may not be related. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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