Highlights from "Sophisticated Ladies"

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Duke Ellington

Duke Ellington (arr. John Cacavas)

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General Info

Year: 1981
Duration: c. 9:45
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Orchestra
Publisher: Alfred Publishing
Cost: Score and Parts – Out of print.


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Program Notes

This medley from the show Sophisticated Ladies includes Solitude; Moon Indigo; It Don't Mean a Thing; Sophisticated Lady, and Do Nothing Til You Hear from Me.

- Program Note from score

Sophisticated Ladies is a musical revue based on the music of Duke Ellington. The musical ran on Broadway in 1981.

- Program Note from Wikipedia


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State Ratings

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  • Oakland (Calif.) Municipal Band (Loren Tayerle, conductor) - 16 July 2023
  • Tufts University (Medford, Mass.) Wind Ensemble (John McCann, conductor; Jo Strogatz, alto; Ben Lanzi, baritone) - 11 April 2022
  • Western Reserve Community Band (Hudson, Ohio) (Ralph Meyer, conductor) – 16 March 2019
  • Northeastern Wisconsin (Marinette) Concert Band (Robert Berndt, conductor) – Fall 2018

Works for Winds by This Composer


  • Ellington, D.; Cacavas, J. (1981). Highlights from Sophisticated Ladies [score]. Belwin Mills: Melville, N.Y.
  • Sophisticated Ladies, Wikipedia Accessed 16 March 2019