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Stompy Jones [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
1 manuscript, 32 cm
9 copy scores, 32 cm
6 manuscripts, 31 cm
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
1 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Holographs
Music
Parts (musical)
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
1934
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, Wayne Shirley and Dr. Mark Tucker.
Condition: fair, torn, brittle, tape.
Short score in Folder B from the Presentation Album, vol. U, p. 41. Published score in Folder B from the Presentation Album, vol. G.
Summary:
15 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Stompy Jones is contained in two folders consisting of 1 two page conductor score, 1 two page short score, 1 published three page piano vocal score and 15 parts in Ab Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley, Tizol?).
Folder A contains conductor score and parts. Conductor score indicates parts for 5 reeds - alto, alto 3, tenor, tenor 4, baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - Tizol, Brown, Tricky. Score appears incomplete. Parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 2, clarinet, tenor 2, baritone; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 4; 1 trombone - 1. -- (ii) Parts for 2 reeds - Otto, Carney; 1 trumpet - 3; 3 trombones - Tizol, Browne, Tricky.
Folder B contains short score and published piano vocal score. Short score indicates parts for altos, clarinet, brass. Piano vocal score does not include lyrics.
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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