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Call me irresponsible [music]

Lyricist:
Cahn, Sammy
Composer:
Van Heusen, Jimmy 1913-
Physical description:
24 copy scores, 32 cm
5 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
7 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
1 manuscript, 32 cm
1 manuscript, 35 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Holographs
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
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, torn, tape.
Unsigned Strayhorn composition.
Parts in Folder C, grouping i from the Mercer Ellington Library. Statement of responsibility taken from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro. There appear to be numbers from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 184, 46, 52.
Summary:
36 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Call me irresponsible is contained in three folders consisting of 1 three page short score, 1 ten page conductor score, 1 four page conductor score and 36 parts in Eb Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (BS, Whaley?).
Folder A contains short score. Short score indicates parts for Rab, Paul, baritone, Browne, bass trombone.
Folder B contains conductor scores. Ten page score indicates parts for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 1, tenor 2, baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, unidentified, unidentified; 1 unidentified bass instrument (bass?). Four page score indicates parts for 3 reeds - alto, tenor, baritone; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 2 trombones - 1, 2.
Folder C contains 36 parts in 3 groupings -- (i) 5 reeds - Rab (2), Pro, Jimmy (2), Paul (2), Carney (2); 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3 (2), 4 (2); 3 trombones - 1, 2 (2), 3 (3). -- (ii) 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor, baritone solo, baritone; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 2 trombones - 1, 2; bass; piano. -- (iii) 1 reed - Pro; 1 trumpet - 1; 1 trombone - 1; bass. -- All items except parts in Folder C, grouping i from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
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