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Chelsea bridge [music]

Composer:
Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas) 1915-1967
Lyricist:
Raskin, Milton
Physical description:
1 copy score, 32 cm
1 manuscript, 32 cm
2 parts (photocopies), 33 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Copy scores
Lead sheet
Music
Photocopies
Piano vocal scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
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, tape, brittle.
Items in Db Major copyright 1942 by Tempo Music, Inc. Lead sheets in F Major copyright 1976 by Tempo Music, Inc.
Summary:
3 parts and 1 score
Chelsea bridge is contained in one folder consisting of 1 three page piano vocal score and 1 lead sheet in Db Major concert, and 2 lead sheets in F Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (Whaley, others?).
Piano vocal score lyrics begin "In the starlight of a satin sky ...". Lead sheet in Db Major for unidentified treble instrument. Lead sheets in F Major for voice (2). Lyrics begin "There's a lovers' lane called the bridge of sighs ...". -- from the Ruth Ellington Collection.
Topic:
Music
See more items in:
Ruth Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 3) 1940-1991
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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