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Comes love [music]

Brown, Lew
Tobias, Charlie
Stept, Sam H
Physical description:
3 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
1 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 cm
1 manuscript, 22 cm
1 manuscript, 32 cm
Conductor scores
Parts (musical)
Piano conductor scores
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
United States
20th century
Folder C also contains a sheet of lyrics, apparently written out by Whaley. Lyrics begin "Just like Minnie I'll still be kicking that gang around ...". 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.
There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 53.
3 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Comes love is contained in three folders consisting of 1 part in bb minor concert, 1 four page published piano vocal score and 2 parts in g minor concert, 1 twenty four page conductor score in Db Major concert, and 1 two page piano conductor score in Bb Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (BS, Whaley, other?).
Folder A contains parts for 1 reed - Barney (2); 1 bass - Taylor. Multiple parts for Barney reflect different arrangements of the piece.
Folder B contains published piano vocal score. Lyrics begin "Where there's a will there's a way .. ".
Folder C contains conductor score and piano conductor score. Conductor score indicates parts for 3 saxes - 1, 2, 3; 2 trumpets - 1, 2; trombone; drums; piano; bass. Piano conductor score does not indicate parts. Relationship of scores and parts is unclear. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
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