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Cotton tail [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas) 1915-1967
Arranger:
Berger, David 1920-1966
Physical description:
1 copy score, 32 cm
3 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
"Sophisticated ladies" was a 1981 Broadway musical based on works by Ellington and Strayhorn, and arranged by David Berger. Handwriting and other details have been reported based on the notes of David Berger, Andrew Homzy, Dr. Theodore Hudson, Walter van de Leur, Wayne Shirley, and Dr. Mark Tucker.
Condition: fair, tape.
Unsigned Ellington-Strayhorn composition.
From the Mercer Ellington Library. Statement of responsibility based on the research of Annie Kuebler.
Summary:
4 parts
Cotton tail is contained in one of fifteen folders for "Sophisticated ladies" consisting of 4 parts in Bb Major concert -- in ink and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (Whaley, others?).
Parts for 1 reed - alto 3; drums (2); piano.
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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