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.
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Diamonds is contained in one folder consisting of 1 two page conductor score in C Major concert (?) -- in pencil -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Score indicates parts for 4 saxes - 1, 2, 3, 4; voice; 2 trumpets - 1, 2; trombone; bass; guitar. Lyrics include "Diamonds are a girl's best friend." Score is subtitled "Tag" and appears incomplete. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
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