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Violet blue [music]

Composer:
Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas) 1915-1967
Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
2 copy scores, 32 cm
1 part (photocopy), 28 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Photocopies
Piano vocal scores
Short 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.
Copyright by Tempo Music, Inc.
Summary:
4 scores
Violet blue is contained in one folder consisting of 1 two page short score, 2 two page piano vocal scores and 1 three page piano vocal score in F Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (BS, Whaley?).
Short score indicates parts for clarinet, trumpets, trombone. Short score appears incomplete. Two page piano vocal scores do not include lyrics. Three page piano vocal score lyrics begin "Yellow the daffodil, violet the morning sky ...". -- 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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