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What is this thing called love [music]

Composer:
Porter, Cole
Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
1 manuscript, 32 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Holographs
Music
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Other title:
Thing
Thing called love
Notes:
Parts for "Blues at sundown" and an untitled piece are noted on the verso of the five page short score for this piece. 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, torn.
Unsigned Strayhorn composition.
Copyright restrictions. Consult Archives Center staff. Paul Ellington, executor, is represented by Richard J.J. Scarola, Scarola Eillis LLP, 888 Seventh Avenue, 45th Floor, New York, N.Y. 10106. Telephone (212) 757-0007 x 235, Facsimile (212) 757-0469; E-Mail: rjjs@selaw.com; www.selaw.com; www.ourlawfirm.com.
Statement of responsibility taken from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro.
Summary:
2 scores
What is this thing called love is contained in one folder consisting of 1 two page short score in C Major concert, and 1 five page short score in Ab Major concert -- in pencil -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley?).
Two page short score indicates parts for altos, clarinet, tenor, trumpets. Five page short score does not indicate instrumentation. Both scores appear incomplete. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History : Archives Center. P.O. Box 37012, Suite 1100, MRC 601, Constitution Ave., between 12th and 14th Sts., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20013-7012. Call 202-633-3270 for appointment. Fax: 202-786-2453
Topic:
Music
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_170795

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