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Rockin' in rhythm [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Carney, Harry
Physical description:
4 manuscripts, 32 cm
3 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
20 copy scores, 32 cm
6 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
9 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
1 copy score, 10 cm
Type:
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Short scores
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, torn, worn, tape.
Unsigned Ellington-Strayhorn composition.
Folder A, groupings ii & iv from the Mercer Ellington Library. Statement of responsibility taken from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro. There appear to be numbers from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 103, 176.
Summary:
39 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Rockin' in rhythm is contained in five folders consisting of 1 sixteen page conductor score, 2 four page short scores, 1 one page short score and 37 parts in C Major concert, and 2 parts in F Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley, Tizol, Mullens, others?).
Folder A contains parts in 5 groupings -- (i) Parts for 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 1 trombone - 1. -- (ii) Parts for 2 reeds - tenor, tenor 4; 3 trumpets - trumpet, 2, 3; 3 trombones - 1, 2, trombone; bass; unidentified Bb transposing instrument. -- (iii) Part for trumpet. -- (iv) Parts for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 2, tenor 4, baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3. -- (v) Parts in C Major for 1 trumpet - 1; 3 trombones - 1, 2, trombone. Parts in F Major for 1 trumpet - 1; 1 trombone - 1.
Folder B contains conductor score. Conductor score indicates parts for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 2, tenor 4, baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass.
Folder C contains one page short score. Short score indicates parts for brass. Score appears incomplete.
Folder D contains 1 four page short score. Short score indicates parts for 2 altos, 2 tenors, clarinet, baritone, trumpets, trombones, piano. Score appears incomplete.
Folder E contains items in 3 groupings -- (i) Parts for horn; 2 trumpets - 4 (2), 5. -- (ii) Parts for 2 trombones - Tizol, Tricky. -- (iii) Four page short score. Short score indicates parts for Rab, alto, clarinet, Carney, Baker, Taft, trumpets, Brown, Tizol, trombones, piano. -- All items except Folder A, groupings ii & iv 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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