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Take it easy [music]

Physical description:
1 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 28 cm
13 copy scores, 32 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Lead sheet
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Published sheet music
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
1928
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: good, brittle, worn.
There appears to be a number from the Ellington band book, P1.
Summary:
14 parts
Take it is contained in three folders consisting of 1 two page lead sheet, 1 three page publisherd piano score and 12 parts in Bb major concert -- in ink -- in unidentified hands (Whaley, Tizol?).
Folder A contains lead sheet lyrics begin "Take it easy little man, you're going much too fast...". Folder B contains published piano score. Folder C contains parts in two groupings (i) parts for 1 reed - 1st alto, (ii) parts for 4 reeds -- Tizol, Nat, Jimmie, Ben; 4 trumpets - Baker, Wallace, Taft, Nance; 2 trombones - Tricky, Brown; bass. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
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