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Take love easy [music]

Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Latouche, John
Physical description:
1 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 cm
3 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
12 copy scores, 32 cm
1 copy score, 29 cm
Copy scores
Lead sheet
Parts (musical)
Piano conductor scores
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
Short scores
United States
20th century
A lead sheet for "Women, wommen, women" from "Beggar's holiday" is noted on the bottom of the lead sheet in Folder C, grouping ii. 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, tape, worn, torn. Folder A -- 5p., folder C -- 1p. Folder A -- 4p. Folder B -- 4p., folder C -- 12p. Folder C -- 2p.
Folder A from the Presentation Album, vol. J. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 270.
14 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Take love easy is contained in three of forty seven folders for"Beggar's holiday" consisting of 1 published four page piano vocal score and 1 lead sheet in F Major concert, 1 three page short score and 12 parts in C Major concert, 1 two page piano conductor score in Bb Major concert (?), and 1 part in D Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (DE, BS, Whaley?).
Folder A contains piano vocal score. Lyrics begin "Now our little game is played out ...".
Folder B contains short score. Short score indicates parts for Rab, trumpets.
Folder C contains items in 4 groupings -- (i) Piano conductor score. Score does not indicate instrumentation. -- (ii) Lead sheet for unidentified treble instrument. -- (iii) Parts for 5 reeds - Rab, Pro, Jimmy, Sears, Carney; 3 trumpets - Williams, Scad, Baker; 3 trombones - Tyree, Brown, Jones; guitar.
Folders B & C from the Duke Ellington Library.
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
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