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A Drum is a woman [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas) 1915-1967
Physical description:
2 copy scores, 32 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Copy scores
Music
Piano vocal scores
Place:
United States
Date:
1959
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.
Copyright 1957 by Tempo Music, Inc.
Summary:
2 scores.
Drum is a woman is contained in one of seven folders for "Drum is a woman" consisting of 1 three-page piano vocal score and 1 six-page piano vocal score in f minor concert -- in ink -- in unidentified hands (Sanders, Whaley?).
Piano vocal score lyrics begin "A drum 'sa woman who won't stay out of your blood ...". Six page score appears incomplete. -- 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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