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Girls want a hero [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Lyricist:
Latouche, John
Uniform title:
Beggar's holiday
Physical description:
3 copy scores, 32 cm
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 31 cm
1 copy score, 31 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Piano vocal 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, and Mark Tucker.
Condition: fair, worn, stained, tape.
Copyright restrictions. Consult Archives Center staff. Paul Ellington, executor, is represented by Richard J.J. Scarola, Scarola Eillis LLP, 888 Seventh Avenue, 45th Floor, New York, N.Y. 10106. Telephone (212) 757-0007 x 235, Facsimile (212) 757-0469; E-Mail: rjjs@selaw.com; www.selaw.com; www.ourlawfirm.com.
Addl. KW Subjects:
Dramatic music
Summary:
1 part and an indefinite number of scores
Girls want a hero is contained in two of forty seven folders for "Beggar's holiday" consisting of 1 six page piano vocal score, 2 four page piano vocal scores and 1 three page piano vocal score in C Major concert, and 1 lyric sheet -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (BS, Whaley?).
Folder A contains six page piano vocal score, 1 four page piano vocal score and lyric sheet. Piano vocal score lyrics begin "My grandmother dreamed when she had time to dream ...". Six page score appears incomplete. Lyric sheet begins as above.
Folder B contains remaining scores. Lyrics begin as above. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History : Archives Center. P.O. Box 37012, Suite 1100, MRC 601, Constitution Ave., between 12th and 14th Sts., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20013-7012. Call 202-633-3270 for appointment. Fax: 202-786-2453
Topic:
Music
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_172113

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