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Things ain't what they used to be [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Mercer Kennedy (musician) 1919-1996
Lyricist:
Persons, Ted
Physical description:
1 manuscript, 32 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
Parts for "Just a settin' and a rockin'," and "I got it bad" are also noted on the verso of this part. 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: brittle.
Unsigned Ellington-Strayhorn composition.
Statement of responsibility taken from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro.
Summary:
1 part
Things ain't what they used to be is contained in one folder consisting of 1 part in Db Major concert -- in pencil -- in unidentified hand.
Part for piano. Part is noted on the bottom of a part for "Sophisticated lady," Folder B. -- 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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