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Best wishes [music]

Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
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
Conductor scores
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
Short scores
United States
20th century
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.
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.
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
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