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Unformatted text preview: Billy Strayhorn Ellington’s “alter ego” Co-wrote much of the music during this period Liked to compose is “dark” keys Wrote Take the A Train, Lush Life (age 18), and collaborated on the suites Flourished in Ellington’s shadow It was difficult to discern where one's style ended and the other's began. Ellington/Strayhorn Listening Danse of the Floreadors Sugar Rum Cherry Such Sweet Thunder (1957) Sonnet in Search of A Moor Up and Down Star Crossed Lovers Come Sunday – (from Black Brown and Beige)...
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- Spring '08
- Composition, Duke Ellington, Suite, The Nutcracker, ellington, Billy Strayhorn, Sweet Thunder