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Blue star [music]

Composer:
Young, Victor
Lyricist:
Heyman, Edward
Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
4 manuscripts, 32 cm
Type:
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
Trumpet 3 and trombone 1 parts for Swing for sale appear on the verso of Blue star parts for Rex and Browne. Combined alto/tenor part for Chauncey dont get around appears on the verso of Blue star part for Tizol. 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.
Unsigned Strayhorn composition.
Score from the Presentation Album, vol. X, p. 3.
Summary:
4 parts and 1 score
Blue star is contained in one folder consisting of 1 four page short score and 4 parts in Bb Major concert -- in pencil -- in unidentified hands (BS, other?).
Score indicates parts for reeds - clarinet, saxes, Barney, Ben, baritone; trumpets - Wallace; trombones - Tizol, Brown. Parts for 1 trumpet - Rex; 2 trombones - Tizol, Browne; 1 bass - Moe. -- Parts 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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