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Gal from Joe's [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas) 1915-1967
Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
2 manuscripts, 32 cm
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 30 cm
29 copy scores, 32 cm
1 part (photocopy), 32 cm
1 part (photocopy), 28 cm
1 manuscript, 23 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Holographs
Music
Parts (musical)
Short scores
Photocopies
Place:
United States
Date:
1930
1981
20th century
Notes:
A trumpet part for an untitled work is noted on the verso of Cooty's part in Folder C. Handwriting and other details have been reported based on the notes of David Berger, Andrew Homzy, Dr. Theodore Hudson, Walter van de Leur, and Dr. Mark Tucker.
Condition: fair, tape.
Unsigned Ellington-Strayhorn composition.
Folder A from the Presentation Album, vol. O, p. 1. Statement of responsibility taken from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro. There appear to be numbers from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 99, 27.
Summary:
33 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Gal from Joe's is contained in four folders consisting of 1 six page short score, 1 one page short score and 16 parts in bb minor concert, and 1 seven page conductor score and 17 parts in a minor concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (BS, Whaley, Tizol?).
Folder A contains 1 six page short score in bb minor. Score indicates parts for 3 altos, tenor, baritone, Rex, Wetz, trumpets, Tricky.
Folder B contains 1 seven page conductor score and 1 part. Score indicates parts for alto, tenor, baritone, trombones. Part in a minor for unidentified instrument. Part appears incomplete.
Folder C contains 1 one page short score and parts. Short score does not indicate instrumentation. Parts in bb minor for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 2, tenor 1, tenor 2, baritone; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3. Part for trumpet 3 appears incomplete. Part in bb minor for 1 trumpet - Cooty. Parts in bb minor for 1 trumpet - 3; 2 trombones - 1 (2), 2.
Folder D contains parts in a minor for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 1, tenor 2, baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, trumpet; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass; drums; guitar; piano.
Folders B, C, & D from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
Local number:
Min 1077
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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