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The Lonely ones [music]/

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Lyricist:
George, Don
Arranger:
Liston, Melba
Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
33 copy scores, 32 cm
11 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
5 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Lead sheet
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
1930
1974
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.
Folder C, grouping i from the Mercer Ellington Library.
Summary:
49 parts and 1 score.
The lonely ones is contained in three folders consisting of 1 three page short score, 4 lead sheets and 20 parts in F Major concert, 3 parts in Eb Major concert, and 22 parts in G Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (BS, Whaley, other?).
Folder A contains short score and lead sheets. Short score indicates parts for Jim, sax, baritone, trumpet, bass trombone. Lead sheets for voice. Lyrics begin "You've seen them come and go, they walk alone ...".
Folder B contains parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts in F Major for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 2, tenor 1, tenor 2, baritone; trumpet; trombone; drums. -- (ii) Parts in Eb Major for 1 reed - alto 2; 1 trumpet - 1; 1 trombone - 1.
Folder C contains parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts in G Major for 4 reeds - Proc (2), Paul (2), Ham (2), Carney (2); 2 trumpets - 2 (2), 4 (2); 3 trombones - Brown, Buster (2), Chuck (2); bass (2). -- (ii) Parts in F Major for 4 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 4, baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass. Parts in G Major for 1 reed - Johnny; 1 trumpet - Mercer; 1 trombone - Brown. -- All items except Folder C, grouping i 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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