"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.
Statement of responsibility based on the research of Annie Kuebler.
9 parts and 1 score
Creole love call is contained in one of fifteen folders for "Sophisticated ladies" consisting of 1 four page piano conductor score and 9 parts in Ab Major concert -- in photocopy -- in unidentified hand.
Items in 2 groupings -- (i) Piano conductor score and 1 part. Piano conductor score indicates parts for saxes, trumpets, trombones, bass, piano, voice. Lyrics begin "Ah ...". Part for 1 reed - clarinet 1. -- (ii) Parts for 4 reeds - clarinet 1, tenor 2, tenor 3, baritone 4; 1 trumpet - 1; 1 trombone - 1; bass; drums. -- Grouping i from the Duke Ellington Library.