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Let the punishment fit the crime [music]

Physical description:
1 manuscript, 32 cm
7 copy scores, 32 cm
Copy scores
Parts (musical)
Piano conductor scores
Piano vocal scores
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: fair.
6 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Let the punishment fit the crime is contained in one of eighteen folders for "Mikado swing" consisting of 1 one page piano vocal score in A Major concert, and 1 one page piano conductor score and 6 parts in Ab Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Piano vocal score lyrics begin "My object all sublime, I shall achieve in time ...". Piano conductor score does not indicate instrumentation. Parts for 2 reeds - alto, tenor; 2 trumpets - 1, 2; bass; drums. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
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Archives Center - NMAH

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