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Scattin' at the Kit Kat [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
10 manuscripts, 32 cm
1 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 cm
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
Type:
Holographs
Music
Parts (musical)
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
Short scores
Manuscripts
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
1937
20th century
Notes:
A part for "There in air" is noted on the verso of a part in Folder A. 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, worn, brittle.
Folder B from the Presentation Album, vol. F. Folder C from the Presentation Album, vol. U, p. 30.
Summary:
10 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Scattin' at the Kit Kat is contained in three folders consisting of 1 published three-page piano vocal score, 1 twelve-page short score and 10 parts in Ab Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (DE, Tizol?).
Folder A contains parts for 3 reeds - Johnny, Otto (2), Carney; 3 trumpets - Cooty, Wetz, Rex; 1 trombone - Brown (2); bass.
Folder B contains published piano vocal score. Lyrics begin "Debutantes in gorgeous clothes mingle with their Romeos ...".
Folder C contains short score. Short score indicates parts for Rab, sax, clarinet, baritone, bass sax, Wetz, Cooty, trombones, voice.
Folder A 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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