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Warm valley [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Lyricist:
Kaye, Buddy
Clayton, Stanley
Physical description:
2 manuscripts, 32 cm
3 copy scores, 32 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Lead sheet
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
A part for an untitled medley is noted on the verso of this lead sheet. A part for "All day long" is noted on the bottom of this trumpet part. A short score for an untitled piece is noted on the verso of this trumpet part. A part for "In a sentimental mood" is noted on the verso of this piano 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: fair, worn, brittle.
Summary:
4 parts and 1 score
Warm valley is contained in one folder consisting of 1 one page short score, 1 lead sheet and 2 parts in Bb Major concert (?), and 1 part in Db Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (Whaley, others?).
One page short score indicates parts for trombones. Score appears incomplete. Lead sheet for voice. Lyrics begin "The warm valley breeze fills the night ...". Parts in Bb Major for 1 trumpet - 1; piano. Part in Db Major for 1 reed - tenor. Part in Db Major is noted on the verso of the one page short score. -- 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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