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Allah-Bye [music]

Composer:
Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas) 1915-1967
Physical description:
1 short score, 31 cm
24 copy scores, 31 cm
10 parts, varying sizes
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
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, tape. Folder A -- 3p., folder B -- 22p., folders C and D -- 25p. Folders C and D -- 10p.
Summary:
35 parts and 1 score
Allah Bye is contained in 4 folders consisting of one lead sheet, one short score, and 33 parts in Bb Major concert -- in pencil, ink and photocopy -- in unidentified copyist's hand.
folder A contains one short score, in pencil, probably in Strayhorn's hand.
folder B contains 11 parts. -- for Rab, Otto, Ben, Carney, Rex, Ray, Wally, Brown, Tizol, and Bassie. -- number 17 from Duke Ellington Library.
folders C and D contain 23 parts and duplicates in ink and photocopy from the Mercer Ellington Library. -- parts for Rab (2), Proc (2), Paul (2), Jimmy (2), Baritone (2), trumpet 1, 2, and 3, Britt (2), Butter (2), John (2), bass (2), drums, and unidentified part (probably lead sheet). folders represent two different arrangements
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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