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Walking happy [music]

Composer:
Van Heusen, Jimmy 1913-
Lyricist:
Cahn, Sammy
Physical description:
1 manuscript, 32 cm
6 copy scores, 32 cm
3 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
3 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
1 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Copy scores
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
1966
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.
Grouping iii from the Mercer Ellington Library.
Summary:
12 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Walking happy is contained in one folder consisting of 1 ten page short score and 12 parts in G Major concert, and 1 published five page piano vocal score in D Major concert -- in ink and photocopy -- in unidentified hand (Tunney?).
Items in 4 groupings -- (i) Short score. Short score indicates parts for saxes, trumpets, trombones, bass. Score appears incomplete. -- (ii) Part for 1 reed - alto 1. -- (iii) Parts for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 3 (2), tenor 1 (2), tenor 4 (2), baritone (2); 2 trumpets - 1, 2. -- (iv) Piano vocal score. Lyrics begin "You can tell 'bout the manner of a man ...". -- All items except grouping iii from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
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