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Don't blame me [music]

Composer:
McHugh, Jimmy
Lyricist:
Fields, Dorothy
Arranger:
Nelson, Oliver
Physical description:
15 copy scores, 32 cm
2 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
1 manuscript, 32 cm
1 part (photocopy), 36 cm
1 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 cm
1 manuscript, 29 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Lead sheet
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
1933
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.
Condition: fair, tape.
There appear to be numbers from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 53, 198.
Summary:
18 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Don't blame me is contained in two folders consisting of 1 five page conductor score, 1 three page piano vocal score and 6 parts in C Major concert, 1 lead sheet in Db Major concert, 2 parts in G Major concert, and 1 three page conductor score and 9 parts in Bb Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (Whaley, other?).
Folder A contains conductor score and parts in C Major. Conductor score indicates parts for 2 violins, 2 cellos, Johnny, guitar, piano, bass, drums. Parts for 2 violins - A (2), B (2); 2 cellos - 1, 2.
Folder B contains items in 5 groupings -- (i) 1 published piano vocal score. Lyrics begin "Ever since the lucky night I found you I've hung around you ...". -- (ii) Part in G Major for 1 reed - clarinet. -- (iii) 1 three page conductor score in Bb Major. Score indicates parts for 5 reeds - 1, 2, 3, 4, baritone; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 2 trombones - 1, 2; bass; guitar. -- (iv) Part in G Major for bass. -- (v) 1 lead sheet in Db Major for violin. Parts in Bb Major for 3 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, baritone; 2 trumpets - 2, 3; 2 trombones - 2, 3; bass; guitar. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
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