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On the sunny side of the street [music]

Composer:
McHugh, Jimmy
Lyricist:
Fields, Dorothy
Physical description:
29 copy scores, 32 cm
3 manuscripts, 32 cm
1 part (photocopy), 32 cm
1 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 cm
1 part (photocopy), 28 cm
1 copy score, 16 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
1930
20th century
Notes:
Part for bass in Folder B, grouping v (photocopy) is originally noted on the verso of "Blues in the night." A short score for "Hear music" is noted on the verso of the part in Folder B, grouping iii. 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, tape, brittle.
Folder B, grouping ii from the Mercer Ellington Library. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 339.
Summary:
33 parts and an indefinite number of scores
On the sunny side of the street is contained in three folders consisting of 1 six page short score and 1 part in Ab Major concert, 1 four page short score and 10 parts in Bb Major concert, and 1 published three page piano vocal score and 22 parts in C Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (ME, Whaley, Jones?).
Folder A contains short scores and parts in C Major. Short score in Ab Major indicates parts for sax, reeds, voice. Lyrics begin "Grab your ...". Score appears incomplete. Short score in Bb Major does not indicate instrumentation and appears incomplete. Parts in C Major for 3 reeds - Proco, Jimmy, Paul; 2 trumpets - 3, 4; 1 trombone - Lawrence. Parts subtitled "Intro."
Folder B contains items in 5 groupings -- (i) Part in Ab Major for bass. -- (ii) Part in C Major (?) for unidentified treble instrument (trumpet?). -- (iii) Part in C Major for 1 trumpet - 2. -- (iv) Parts in C Major for 3 reeds - sax 1, sax 3, tenor; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 2 trombones - trombone, 2; violin; bass; drums; banjo; piano. -- (v) Part in C Major for bass.
Folder C contains published piano vocal score and parts in Bb Major. Piano vocal score lyrics begin "Walked with no one, and talked with no one ...". Parts for 4 reeds - Rab, Pro, Sears, Jimmie; 4 trumpets - Killian, Williams, Baker, Scad; 2 trombones - Tyree, Jones. Parts subtitled "Ending." -- All items except Folder B, grouping ii from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
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