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Slap happy [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
2 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
1 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 30 cm
9 manuscripts, 32 cm
3 copy scores, 32 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Music
Parts (musical)
Published sheet music
Short scores
Manuscripts
Place:
United States
Date:
1939
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, worn, torn, tape, stained.
Short score in Folder A from the Presentation Album, vol. U, p. 31. Published part in Folder A from the Presentation Album, vol. F. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 93.
Summary:
14 parts and 1 score.
Slap happy is contained in two folders consisting of 1 five-page short score, 1 published part and 13 parts in Ab Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (DE, Tizol, Whaley?).
Folder A contains short score and published part. Short score indicates parts for saxes, clarinet, baritone, Cooty, Rex, trumpets, Tricky, trombones. Part for piano.
Folder B contains parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts for 3 reeds - Johnny, Barney, Carney; 3 trumpets - Wallace, Cooty, Rex; 3 trombones - Tricky, Tizol, Browne; unidentified instrument (bass/guitar?). -- (ii) Parts for 1 reed - Carney; 2 trumpets - Ray, Scad.
Folder B 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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