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Perdido [music]

Composer:
Tizol, Juan
Lyricist:
Lenk, Harry
Drake, Ervin
Arranger:
Henderson, Luther
Physical description:
16 copy scores, 32 cm
1 manuscript, 32 cm
1 part (photocopy), 32 cm
1 copy score, 31 cm
1 part (photocopy), 28 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Copy scores
Lead sheet
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Piano vocal scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
1975
20th century
Notes:
A lead sheet for "Peacherine rag" is noted on the bottom of the lead sheet in C Major in Folder A. 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, brittle.
Summary:
18 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Perdido is contained in two folders consisting of 1 three page piano vocal score, 1 two page piano vocal score, 1 lead sheet and 15 parts in Bb Major concert, and 1 published lead sheet and 1 part in C Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in identified hands (Williams, DeHaas, Apalovich) and unidentified hands (Sanders, Tizol, others?).
Folder A contains scores and parts in Bb Major, and items in C Major. Three page piano vocal score lyrics begin "Perdido, I look for my heart ..". Two page piano vocal score does not include lyrics. Part in Bb Major for accordion. Parts in Bb Major for 4 reeds - alto 1, tenor 2, tenor 4, baritone; 2 trumpets - 1, 2; 2 trombones - 2, 3; violins - A/B, C; bass; drums; guitar; piano. Lead sheet in C Major for voice. Lyrics begin as above. Part in C Major for unidentified instrument.
Folder B contains lead sheet in Bb Major for unidentified treble instrument. -- from the Ruth Ellington Collection.
Topic:
Music
Accordion
See more items in:
Ruth Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 3) 1940-1991
Data Source:
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