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When I walk with you [music]

Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Latouche, John
Physical description:
24 copy scores, 32 cm
5 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
1 manuscript, 32 cm
1 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 cm
Copy scores
Parts (musical)
Piano conductor scores
Piano vocal scores
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United States
20th century
A piano vocal score for "There's no one but you" from "Beggar's holiday" is noted on the verso of the short score in Folder B. Piano vocal score lyrics begin "There's no one but you when we're walking down the street ...". 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, torn, tape. Folder C -- 8p., folder D -- 21p. Folder D -- 6p. Folder D -- 3p. Folder A -- 4p., folder B -- 4p., folder D -- 2p.
Folder A from the Presentation Album, vol. J. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 234.
28 parts and an indefinite number of scores
When I walk with you is contained in four of forty seven folders for "Beggar's holiday" consisting of 1 published five page piano vocal score in C Major concert, 1 four page short score and 10 parts in G Major concert, 6 parts in Bb Major concert, and 1 three page piano conductor score and 12 parts in D Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (BS, Whaley?).
Folder A contains piano vocal score. Lyrics begin "We've no place to be alone ...".
Folder B contains short score. Short score indicates parts for 2 clarinets, trumpets.
Folder C contains parts in Bb Major for 3 reeds - alto, Paul, Carney; 1 trumpet - Ray; 1 trombone - Brown; bass.
Folder D contains items in 2 groupings -- (i) Piano conductor score and parts in D Major. Piano conductor score does not indicate instrumentation. Parts for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 1, tenor 2, baritone; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 2 trombones - 1, 2; bass; drums. -- (ii) Parts in G Major for 3 reeds - Rab, Sears, Carney; 4 trumpets - Williams, Ray, Taft, Scad; 2 trombones - Jones, Wilbur; guitar. -- All items except Folder A from the Duke Ellington Library.
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
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