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Follow me up the stairs - ensemble [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Lyricist:
Barer, Marshall
Physical description:
3 parts (photocopies), 36 cm
1 manuscript, 32 cm
2 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Piano vocal scores
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
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, brittle.
Summary:
1 part and an indefinite number of scores
Follow me up the stairs - ensemble is contained in one of eighty three folders for "Pousse cafe" consisting of 2 six page short scores in G Major concert, 1 one page piano vocal score in C Major concert, 2 two page piano vocal scores in Bb Major concert, and 1 part in an unknown key -- in pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands.
Short scores in G Major indicate parts for trombones, brass, voices. Scores do not include lyrics. Piano vocal score in C Major lyrics begin "Follow me up the stairs to paradise ...". Piano vocal scores in Bb Major lyrics begin "He followed me up the stairs to paradise ...". Part for drums. -- 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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