WorldCat Identities

Strayhorn, Billy

Overview
Works: 1,788 works in 3,160 publications in 6 languages and 22,847 library holdings
Genres: Jazz  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Music  History  Biography  Documentary television programs  Musical settings  Ballets (Music)  Suites  Bop (Music) 
Roles: Author, Performer, Composer, Instrumentalist, Arranger, Conductor, Lyricist, Musician, Bibliographic antecedent, Singer, 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 773 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 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

19 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 545 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 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Blanton-Webster band by Duke Ellington( Recording )

6 editions published between 1986 and 1997 in English and held by 497 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 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

And his mother called him Bill by Duke Ellington( Recording )

26 editions published between 1967 and 2002 in 5 languages and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Such sweet thunder by Duke Ellington( Recording )

28 editions published between 1957 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Study in Brown by Clifford Brown( Recording )

1 edition published in 1987 and held by 307 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

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

22 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in 4 languages and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nutcracker suites by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( )

9 editions published in 2013 in 3 languages and held by 271 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
Black, brown and beige by Duke Ellington( )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 269 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.)
The best of the Duke Ellington centennial edition : the complete RCA Victor recordings, 1927-1973 by Duke Ellington( )

1 edition published in 1999 and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anniversary! by Stan Getz( Recording )

1 edition published in 1989 and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bug music by Don Byron( Recording )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 213 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 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best of the song books by Ella Fitzgerald( Recording )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great American songbook by Carmen McRae( Recording )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Solomon Jazz Collection
Lush life by John Coltrane( Recording )

42 editions published between 1949 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Soundtrack to the PBS documentary about the pioneering African-American composer, arranger, pianist."--CD Cover
 
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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.

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

Sweet Pea

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 (128)

German (8)

Dutch (2)

Estonian (1)

French (1)

Spanish (1)

Covers
Something to live for : the music of Billy StrayhornDuke Ellington's Nutcracker suiteThe art of Billy StrayhornLush life / a biography of Billy StrayhornContemporary Black biography, profiles from the international Black community