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Without a song [music]

Youmans, Vincent
Rose, Billy
Eliscu, Edward
Physical description:
4 manuscripts, 32 cm
Conductor scores
Parts (musical)
Piano conductor scores
United States
20th century
Parts for "Flamingo," "Girl of my dreams," and "Do nothin' til you hear from me" are noted on the verso of these parts. 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.
Unsigned Strayhorn composition.
Piano conductor score from the Mercer Ellington Library. Statement of responsibility taken from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro.
2 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Without a song is contained in one folder consisting of 1 two page piano conductor score and 1 part in Eb Major concert, 1 one page conductor score in Db Major concert, 1 part in G Major concert -- in pencil -- in unidentified hands (Whaley, others?).
Piano conductor score does not indicate instrumentation. Conductor score indicates parts for 4 reeds, 4 trumpets, 3 trombones, piano. Conductor score appears incomplete. Part in G Major for bass. Part in Eb Major for bass. -- All items except piano conductor score from the Duke Ellington Library.
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
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