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Why did you leave me [music]

Physical description:
2 copy scores, 32 cm
1 manuscript, 32 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Copy scores
Lead sheet
Music
Piano vocal scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
A piano vocal score for an untitled piece is noted on the verso of the three page piano vocal 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, stained.
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Summary:
1 part and an indefinite number of scores
Why did you leave me is contained in one folder consisting of 1 one page piano vocal score and 1 three page piano vocal score in C Major concert, and 1 lead sheet in Ab Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Piano vocal scores lyrics begin "Why did you leave me, I never thought it would be ...". Lead sheet for voice. Lyrics begin "Why did you leave me, why did you go ...". Lead sheet may reflect a different arrangement of the piece. -- 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_170862

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