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Besame mucho [music]

Composer:
Velazquez, Consuelo
Lyricist:
Skylar, Sunny
Physical description:
2 manuscripts, 31 cm
2 manuscripts, 32 cm
Type:
Conductor scores
Manuscripts
Music
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
Photocopy of tenor sax part to Maori also appears in folder for provenance purposes. Handwriting and other details have been reported based on the notes of David Berger, Andrew Homzy, Dr. Theodore Hudson, Walter van de Leur, and Dr. Mark Tucker.
Condition: fair. Folder A -- 17p.
Statement of responsibility from Shapiro. There appear to be numbers from the Duke Ellington Band Book on the five and seven page scores: 90, 108.
Summary:
4 scores
Besame mucho is contained in one folder consisting of 1 five page conductor score, 1 eight page conductor score, 1 one page conductor score, and 1 seven page conductor score in Eb Major concert -- in pencil -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?)
Five page score for violin; 4 reeds - clarinet, sax 2, sax 3, sax 4; 1 trumpet - 1; bass; piano. -- Eight page score for 4 reeds - alto, 3, tenor, 4; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 2 trombones 1, 2; bass; piano. -- One page score for 10 instruments and piano. Score does not indicate instrumentation and appears to be incomplete. -- Seven page score for violin; 3 saxes - 1, 2, 3; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 2 trombones - 1, 2; bass; piano. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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