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Lush life [music]

Composer:
Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas) 1915-1967
Physical description:
2 copy scores, 32 cm
1 manuscript, 32 cm
2 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Copy scores
Lead sheet
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Piano vocal scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
1949
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, worn, tape.
Summary:
3 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Lush life is contained in one folder consisting of 1 five page piano vocal score, 1 four page piano vocal score, 2 lead sheets and 1 part in Db Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (Whaley, others?).
Five page piano vocal score lyrics begin "Gray faces with distingue traces ...". Score appears incomplete. Four page piano vocal score lyrics begin "I used to visit all the very gay places ...". Lead sheets for voice (2). Lyrics begin "I used to ...". Part for unidentified bass instrument. -- 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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