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ELLINGTON: Queenie Pie 

spacer Bradford, Beckford; Gipson; Huston-Tillotson University Concert Choir, University of Texas Jazz Orchestra; Hellmer. No texts; synopsis only. Longhorn Music LHM 2010003 

From the 1930s on, Duke Ellington spoke of his intent to write a folk opera based on life in Harlem. Over the ensuing decades, Ellington composed various songs intended to be included in the opera-in-...

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