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Blue mood [music]

Composer:
Dixson, Julius
Coleman, Artie
Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
1 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 cm
Type:
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
1941
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.
From Presentation Album, vol. L, p. 11 There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 106.
Summary:
2 parts
Blue mood is contained in one folder consisting of 1 published sheet in F Major concert and 1 three page short score in Ab Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hand (DE?).
Published sheet includes vocal part. Lyrics begin "In my lonliness, my thoughts they have no bliss ..." Short score indicates parts for saxes; brass.
Topic:
Music
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
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