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It was a sad night in Harlem [music]

Composer:
Kresa, Helmy
Lyricist:
Lewis, Al
Physical description:
1 copy score, 32 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
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.
Summary:
1 score
It was a sad night in Harlem is contained in one folder consisting of 1 five page piano vocal score in Eb Major concert -- in ink -- in unidentified hand.
Piano vocal score lyrics begin "You can tell a blue man by the way his head is hangin' down ...". -- from the Ruth Ellington Collection.
Topic:
Music
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Ruth Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 3) 1940-1991
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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