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Composer:
Jolson, Al, d. 1950  Search this
Dreyer, Dave  Search this
Lyricist:
Rose, Billy  Search this
Arranger:
Alexander, Van  Search this
Collection Collector:
Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Extent:
4 Items (copy scores, 32 cm.)
1 Item (conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 27 cm.)
1 Item (conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 cm.)
Container:
Box 217, Folder 18
Type:
Archival materials
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
Date:
1927
Scope and Contents:
5 parts and 1 score.
Me and my shadow is contained in one folder consisting of 4 parts in C Major concert, and 1 published three page piano vocal score and 1 published part in Eb Major concert -- in ink -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Items in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts for 1 trumpet - 1; bass. -- (ii) Parts and published items. Parts for 1 trumpet - 1; trombone. Published part for bass. Piano vocal score lyrics begin "Shades of night are falling and I'm lonely ...". -- Grouping ii from the Duke Ellington Library.
Biographical / Historical:
Grouping i from the Mercer Ellington Library. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 3.
General:
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.
Publication:
New York, N.Y., Bourne, Inc., 1927
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions. Copyright restrictions. Consult the Archives Center at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270. Paul Ellington, executor, is represented by: Richard J.J. Scarola, Scarola Ellis LLP, 888 Seventh Avenue, 45th Floor, New York, New York 10106. Telephone (212) 757-0007 x 235; Fax (212) 757-0469; email: rjjs@selaw.com; www.selaw.com; www.ourlawfirm.com.
Topic:
Music -- United States -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
Collection Citation:
Duke Ellington Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection
Duke Ellington Collection / Series 1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1.14: M
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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