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Night and day [music]

Composer:
Porter, Cole
Physical description:
10 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
6 copy scores, 32 cm
3 manuscripts, 32 cm
1 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 cm
Type:
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
1932
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, stained.
There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 326.
Summary:
16 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Night and day is contained in three folders consisting of 1 sixteen page conductor score, 1 two page conductor score, 1 published two page piano vocal score, 1 six page short score and 16 parts in Eb Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (BS, Whaley?).
Folder A contains piano vocal score and sixteen page conductor score. Piano vocal score lyrics begin "Like the beat, beat, beat of the tom tom ...". Piano vocal score appears incomplete. Conductor score indicates parts for 4 reeds - alto 1, alto 2, tenor 1, tenor 2; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 2 trombones - 1, 2; bass; guitar; vibes.
Folder B contains short score and part. Short score indicates parts for 5 saxes, clarinet, Tricky. Part for piano.
Folder C contains items in 4 groupings -- (i) Two page conductor score. Score does not indicate instrumentation. Score includes lyrics. Lyrics begin "Night and day you are the one ...". Score appears incomplete. -- (ii) Parts for 2 reeds - alto, baritone; 1 trumpet - Ray; 3 trombones - 1, trombone, 3. -- (iii) Parts for 2 reeds - Jimmy, Carney; 2 trumpets - Rex, Taft; 3 trombones - Tricky, Brown, Jones; 1 guitar - Guy. -- (iv) Part for 1 reed - Otto. -- 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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