WorldCat Identities

Strayhorn, Billy

Overview
Works: 1,732 works in 2,978 publications in 5 languages and 25,691 library holdings
Genres: Jazz  Musical settings  Live sound recordings  Ballets (Music)  Suites  Piano music (Jazz)  Motion picture music  Music  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Performer, Composer, Arranger, Instrumentalist, Conductor, Musician, Bibliographic antecedent, Singer, Lyricist, Other, Editor, Contributor
Classifications: M1366, 781.65
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Billy Strayhorn
Ken Burns jazz the story of America's music by Ken Burns( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music from the PBS special Jazz, by filmmaker Ken Burns
Lush life the music of Billy Strayhorn by Billy Strayhorn( Recording )

29 editions published between 1967 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Far East suite special mix by Duke Ellington( Recording )

17 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Take the "A" train : 1941 by Billy Strayhorn( )

98 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Blanton-Webster band by Duke Ellington( Recording )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1997 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of recordings made by Duke Ellington and orchestra with bassist Jimmy Blanton and tenor saxophonist Ben Webster. Includes arrangements by Billy Strayhorn
John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman by John Coltrane( Recording )

1 edition published in 1995 and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Such sweet thunder by Duke Ellington( Recording )

27 editions published between 1957 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Study in Brown by Clifford Brown( Recording )

1 edition published in 1987 and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best of Preservation Hall Jazz Band by Preservation Hall Jazz Band( Recording )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three suites by Duke Ellington( Recording )

5 editions published between 1960 and 2002 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best of the Duke Ellington centennial edition the complete RCA Victor recordings, 1927-1973 by Duke Ellington( Recording )

1 edition published in 1999 and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Something to live for the music of Bill Strayhorn by Billy Strayhorn( Recording )

10 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black, brown and beige by Duke Ellington( )

2 editions published in 2013 and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Perfume suite ; Things ain't what they used to be ; Transbluecency ; Lover man ; Memphis Blues ; Saint Louis blues ; Midriff...(etc.)
Nutcracker suites by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( )

7 editions published in 2013 in 3 languages and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Harmonie Ensemble New York plays Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker Suite, as well as the Nutcracker of Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn
Bug music by Don Byron( Recording )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anniversary! by Stan Getz( Recording )

1 edition published in 1989 and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Live in Swing City Swingin' with Duke by Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra( Recording )

1 edition published in 1999 and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lush life by John Coltrane( Recording )

22 editions published between 1949 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Soundtrack to the PBS documentary about the pioneering African-American composer, arranger, pianist."--CD Cover
The great American songbook by Carmen McRae( Recording )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Solomon Jazz Collection
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Alternative Names
Billy Strayhorn Amerikaans pianist (1915-1967)

Billy Strayhorn amerikansk komponist og pianist

Billy Strayhorn amerikansk kompositör och pianist

Billy Strayhorn arrangiatore, compositore e pianista statunitense

Billy Strayhorn musicien américain

Billy Strayhorn US-amerikanischer Jazzmusiker

Stayhorn, William Thomas

Straihorn, Billy.

Strayhorn, B. 1915-1967

Strayhorn, Swee' Pea

Strayhorn, Swee' Pea 1915-1967

Strayhorn, Sweet Pea.

Strayhorn, William 1915-1967

Strayhorn, William Thomas.

Strayhorn, William Thomas 1915-1967

Біллі Стрейгорн

Стрэйхорн, Билли

בילי סטרייהורן

ბილი სტრეიჰორნი

ビリー・ストレイホーン

比利·史崔洪

Languages
English (104)

German (7)

Estonian (1)

Spanish (1)

Dutch (1)

Covers
Something to live for : the music of Billy StrayhornDuke Ellington's Nutcracker suiteContemporary Black biography. profiles from the international Black communityThe art of Billy StrayhornLush life / a biography of Billy Strayhorn