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Best wishes [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Lyricist:
Koehler, Ted
Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 31 cm
1 manuscript, 31 cm
1 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 32 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Conductor scores
Holographs
Music
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
1932
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 Dr. Mark Tucker.
Condition: fair, tape. Folder A -- 3p. (in mylar), folder B -- 14p. Folder A -- 3p. (in mylar), folder C -- 2p.
Copyright 1932 -- copyright entry.
Summary:
3 scores
Best wishes is contained in three folders consisting of 1 six page short score and 1 published sheet in F Major concert and 1 fourteen page conductor score in C Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley?)
Folder A contains six page short score. Score does not indicate instrumentation.
Folder B contains fourteen page conductor score. Score for voice; 3 violins - A, B, C; viola; cello; bass; drums; piano.
Folder C contains published sheet. Lyrics begin "It's not forgiveness I'm seeking ...".
Folder A from the Presentation Album, vol K, p. 3. -- Folder B from the Duke Ellington Library.
Folder C from Presentation Album, vol A, p. 23.
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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