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Carabae Joe [music]

Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas) 1915-1967
Physical description:
1 copy score, 32 cm
1 copy score, 31 cm
1 part (photocopy), 28 cm
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Parts (musical)
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.
Copyright by Tempo Music, Inc.
1 part and an indefinite number of scores
Carabae Joe is contained in one of seven folders for "Drum is a woman" consisting of 1 three page conductor score in Bb Major concert, and 1 six page short score and 1 part in g minor concert -- in ink and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (Sanders, Whaley?).
Conductor score indicates parts for voice, 2 altos, clarinet, tenor, 4 trumpets, 3 trombones, bass. Lyrics begin "Carabae Joe, Carabae Joe ...". Score subtitled "Finale." Short score indicates parts for alto, clarinet, Paul, Carney, Ray, Cook, Terry, John, drum, cymbal, voice. Lyrics begin "Carabae Joe ... lived on an island ...". Part for voice. Lyrics begin as in short score. -- from the Ruth Ellington Collection.
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Ruth Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 3) 1940-1991
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