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Come to baby, do! [music]

James, Inez
Miller, Sidney
Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
24 copy scores, 32 cm
1 manuscript, 32 cm
Copy scores
Parts (musical)
Short scores
United States
20th century
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.
Statement of responsibility taken from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro.
24 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Come to baby, do! is contained in one folder consisting of 1 five page short score and 23 parts in Eb Major concert and 1 two page short score and 1 part in F Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (BS, Whaley?).
Five page short score in Eb indicates parts for Jim, Toby, Sears, baritone; Rex, Cat, Scad. Parts in Eb Major in 2 groupings -- (i) 3 reeds - Toby, Sears, Carney; 2 trumpets - Taft, Cat; 1 trombone - Jones; bass; guitar. -- (ii) 4 reeds - Toby, Jimmy (2), Sears, Carney; 5 trumpets - Cat, Scad, Rex, Taft (2), Ray; 3 trombones - Jones, Tricky, Browne; bass. Two page short score in F Major concert indicates parts for saxes, trombones, strings, bass, drums. Score appears incomplete. Part in F Major for 1 reed - Sears. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
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