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Author Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974.

Title Such sweet thunder / Duke Ellington.

Published New York, N.Y. : Columbia/Legacy, [1999]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Grainger  GCD 183    NOT FOR LOAN
Physical description 1 audio disc (CD) : CD Audio, digital, stereo, mono ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (26 pages : illustrations ; 12 cm)
4 3/4 in.
Notes Suite for jazz ensemble based on Shakespeare's characters.
Composed and orchestrated by Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn.
Compact disc.
Reissue of materials from the 1957 analog disc (1st-12th works) with bonus tracks, in part previously unreleased (13th-22nd works).
Discography, original liner notes by Irving Townsend, program notes by Billy Berry and Phil Schaap in booklet in container.
Contents Such sweet thunder -- Sonnet for Caesar -- Sonnet to Hank Cinq -- Lady Mac -- Sonnet in search of a Moor -- Telecasters -- Up and down, up and down (I will lead them up and down) -- Sonnet for Sister Kate -- Star-crossed lovers -- Madness in great ones -- Half the fun -- Circle of fourths -- Star-crossed lovers (aka Pretty girl) -- Circle of fourths -- Suburban beauty -- A flat minor -- Cafe au lait -- Half the fun (aka Lately) -- Suburban beauty -- A flat minor -- cafe au lait -- Pretty girl (aka The star-crossed lovers).
Performers Duke Ellington, piano, and his orchestra.
Notes Recorded in New York, Aug. 7, 1956-May 3, 1957.
Other author Strayhorn, Billy.
Duke Ellington Orchestra.
Subject Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Musical settings.
Suites (Jazz ensemble)
Jazz -- 1951-1960.
Standard Number 7464655682
Publisher Number CK 65568 Columbia/Legacy