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I'm gonna go fishin' [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Lyricist:
Lee, Peggy
Physical description:
2 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 33 cm
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
18 copy scores, 32 cm
1 manuscript, 32 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Lead sheet
Music
Parts (musical)
Published sheet music
Short scores
Manuscripts
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
1959
20th century
Notes:
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, torn.
Folder A from the Presentation Album, vol. D.
Summary:
19 parts and an indefinite number of scores
I'm gonna go fishin' is contained in two folders consisting of 2 published lead sheets and 1 two page short score in f minor concert (?), 1 six-page short score and 13 parts in c minor concert (?), and 1 two-page short score and 4 parts in a minor concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (BS, Whaley?).
Folder A contains 1 lead sheet. Lead sheet for voice. Lyrics begin "Woke up this mornin', wanted to cry ...".
Folder B contains items in 5 groupings -- (i) 1 lead sheet. Lyrics as above. -- (ii) Six-page short score in f minor (?). Short score indicates parts for Rab, Paul, baritone, bass sax, Ray, Baker, Clark, Butter. -- (iii) Parts in c minor (?) for 5 reeds - Rab, Jimmy, Paul, baritone, bass sax; 4 trumpets - Ray, Terry, Baker, Cat; 3 trombones - Britt, Butter, John; bass. -- (iv) Two-page short score and parts in a minor concert. Short score does not indicate instrumentation and appears incomplete. Parts for 2 reeds - alto, tenor; trumpet; trombone. -- (v) Two-page short score in f minor concert (?). Short score does not indicate instrumentation and appears incomplete.
Folder B from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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