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Come rain or shine [music]

Composer:
Arlen, Harold
Lyricist:
Mercer, Johnny 1909-1976
Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
8 copy scores, 32 cm
4 manuscripts, 32 cm
Type:
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Piano conductor scores
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
An untitled part for trumpet is noted on the verso of the two page piano conductor score in C Major concert. 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.
Unsigned Strayhorn composition.
Statement of responsibility taken from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro.
Summary:
7 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Come rain or shine is contained in one folder consisting of 1 five page short score in Ab Major concert, 1 two page piano conductor score in C Major concert, 1 two page piano conductor score, 1 three page piano conductor score and 1 part in Bb Major concert, and 1 six page conductor score, 1 four page short score and 6 parts in Db Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (BS, Whaley?).
Five page short score in Ab indicates parts for vocals, reeds, baritone, trumpets, trombones. Six page conductor score in Db does not indicate parts. Score includes lyrics. Lyrics begin "I'm gonna love you ...". Two page piano conductor score in C does not indicate parts. Two page piano conductor score in Bb indicates parts for baritone, trumpets, trombones. Four page short score in Db indicates parts for sax, baritone, trumpets, trombones. Three page piano conductor score in Bb does not indicate parts. Parts in Db for 4 voices - soprano, alto, tenor, bass; 1 trumpet - Cat; piano. Part in Bb for piano. -- 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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