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Out of this world [music]

Composer:
Arlen, Harold
Lyricist:
Mercer, Johnny 1909-1976
Physical description:
1 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 28 cm
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
11 copy scores, 32 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
1945
20th century
Notes:
A part for "Dancing in the dark" is noted on the verso of this short score. 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, brittle.
There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 352.
Summary:
11 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Out of this world is contained in one folder consisting of 1 published four page piano vocal score, 1 eight page short score and 11 parts in Eb Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (BS, Whaley?).
Piano vocal score lyrics begin "You're clear out of this world ...". Short score indicates parts for Rab, Toby, Sears, Jim, Carney, Cat. Parts for 4 reeds - Toby, Sears, Jimmy, Carney; 4 trumpets - Cat, Rex, Ray, Taft; 3 trombones - Brown, Tricky, Jones. -- form 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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