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Pretty and the wolf [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
9 copy scores, 32 cm
2 manuscripts, 32 cm
2 manuscripts, 28 cm
1 manuscript, 28 cm
1 manuscript, 23 cm
Type:
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Music
Parts (musical)
Short scores
Manuscripts
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
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, tape.
Summary:
12 parts and an indefinite number of scores.
Pretty and the wolf is contained in one folder consisting of 1 eight-page conductor score, 2 four-page short scores and 9 parts in Bb Major concert, and 3 lyric sheets -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Items in 5 groupings -- (i) Conductor score. Conductor score indicates parts for 2 clarinets, bass clarinet. -- (ii) Part for 1 reed - Hamilton. -- (iii) Parts for 2 reeds - clarinet 1, clarinet 2; unidentified treble instrument. Some parts include lyrics. Lyrics begin "Once upon a time, there came to the city, a pretty girl ...". Part for clarinet 1 appears incomplete. -- (iv) Parts for 3 reeds - clarinet 1, clarinet 2, bass clarinet. -- (v) Short scores, parts and lyric sheets. 1 score does not indicate instrumentation. 1 score indicates parts for 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, voice. Scores include lyrics. Lyrics begin as above. Parts for 1 reed - clarinet 1; unidentified treble instrument. Part for unidentified treble instrument includes lyrics. Lyrics begin as above. 2 lyric sheets begin as above. 1 lyric sheet begins "For her to get some where, you can here her say ..." and appears incomplete. -- 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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