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You go to my head [music]

Coots, J. Fred
Gillespie, Haven
Physical description:
1 manuscript, 36 cm
4 manuscripts, 32 cm
1 copy score, 32 cm
1 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 27 cm
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Parts (musical)
Published sheet music
Short scores
United States
20th century
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, tape, worn.
3 parts and an indefinite number of scores
You go to my head is contained in two folders consisting of 1 nineteen page conductor score, 1 ten page conductor score, 1 six page short score, 1 three page short score, 1 published part and 1 part in Eb Major concert, and 1 lyric sheet -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (BS, Whaley?).
Folder A contains short scores, parts, ten page conductor score and lyric sheet. Six page short score indicates part for tenor. Three page short score indicates parts for 2 trumpets. Part for piano. Published part for 1 trumpet - 3. Conductor score indicates parts for 5 saxes, 4 trumpets, 4 trombones, violins, cellos, piano. Lyric sheet begins "You go to my head and you linger like a haunting refrain ...".
Folder B contains nineteen page conductor score. Score indicates parts for 5 reeds, 3 trumpets, 2 trombones, violin, guitar, cello, bass, piano, drums. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
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