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He makes me believe he's mine [music]

Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Latouche, John
Physical description:
1 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 28 cm
13 copy scores, 32 cm
Copy scores
Parts (musical)
Piano conductor scores
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
United States
20th century
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: worn, stained, brittle, tape.
There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 277.
12 parts and an indefinite number of scores
He makes me believe he's mine is contained in two of forty seven folders for "Beggar's holiday" consisting of 1 published three page piano vocal score in G Major concert, and 1 four page piano conductor score and 12 parts in C Major concert -- in ink -- in unidentified hands (Whaley, other?).
Folder A contains scores. Piano vocal score lyrics begin "My true love is false they tell me ...". Piano conductor score indicates parts for flute, clarinet, trumpet, trombone, strings, harp, voice. Score does not include lyrics.
Folder B contains parts for 5 reeds - Rab, Proc, Jimmy, Sears, Carney; 3 trumpets - Scad, Williams, Baker; 3 trombones - Jones, Tyree, Brown; unidentified treble instrument (guitar?). -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
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