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Days of wine and roses [music]

Composer:
Mancini, Henry
Lyricist:
Mercer, Johnny 1909-1976
Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
35 copy scores, 32 cm
2 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
1960
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.
Unsigned Strayhorn composition.
Remaining parts 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 Library: 121, 170, 24.
Summary:
37 parts and 1 score
Days of wine and roses is contained in two folders consisting of 1 three page short score and 14 parts in Eb Major concert, 9 parts in Db Major concert, and 14 parts in Bb Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (BS, Whaley, Henderson, others?).
Folder A contains short score and 13 parts in Eb Major. Short score indicates parts for sax, Chuck. Parts for 3 reeds - alto 3, tenor 2, baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3 (2), 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2 (2), 3; bass.
Folder B contains parts in 5 groupings -- (i) Part in Eb Major for 1 reed - alto 1. -- (ii) Parts in Db Major for 1 reed - Carney; 1 trumpet - Cat; 1 trombone - Tricky. -- (iii) Parts in Db Major for 1 reed - Ben; 2 trumpets - Wally, Rex. -- (iv) Parts in Db Major for 1 trumpet - Taft; 1 trombone - Jones; guitar. -- (v) Parts in Bb Major for 4 reeds - Pro, Paul, Jimmy, Carney; 5 trumpets - Cat, Cook, Rick, Terry, Nance; 3 trombones - Jackson, Britt, trombone 2; bass; drums. -- All items except trumpet 2 and trombone 3 parts from Folder A 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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