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Blossom [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas) 1915-1967
Lyricist:
Mercer, Johnny 1909-1976
Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 35 cm
1 part (photocopy), 28 cm
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 31 cm
1 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 28 cm
1 copy score, 32 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Piano conductor scores
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
1954
20th century
Notes:
Part for Carney in Folder A (photocopy) is originally noted on the verso of Boo-pah. 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 B from the Presentation Album, vol. A.
Summary:
2 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Blossom is contained in two folders consisting of 2 two page piano conductor scores, 1 published sheet, and 2 parts in Db Major concert -- in ink, pencil, and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (BS, copyist?).
Folder A contains 1 two page piano conductor score and 2 parts. Score does not indicate instrumentation. Parts for 1 reed - Carney; 1 trombone - Butter.
Folder B contains published sheet and 1 two page piano conductor score. Lyrics on published sheet begin "Night and white hibiscus glowing faintly in the dark ..." Score does not indicate instrumentation.
Folder A from the Duke Ellington Library.
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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