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Working blues [music]

Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 31 cm
Type:
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Piano vocal scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
Additional materials for this piece are contained with "Jail blues," from "My people." A piano vocal score for "Jail blues," from "My people" is noted on the verso of this score. Lyrics begin "Who's been with you baby ...". 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.
Summary:
1 score
Working blues is contained in one of thirty four folders for "My people" consisting of 1 one page piano vocal score in G Major concert -- in pencil -- in unidentified hand (DE?).
Piano vocal score lyrics begin "Workin' hard to buy my gal the best house in town ...". -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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