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Sump'n 'bout rhythm [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Lyricist:
Kurtz, Manny
Physical description:
1 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 cm
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
5 manuscripts, 32 cm
Type:
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
1935
20th century
Notes:
Parts for "Alabama home" are noted on the verso of the parts in Folder B. 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, tape, worn.
Published piano vocal score in Folder A from the Presentation Album, vol. G. Holograph short score in Folder A from the Presentation Album, vol. V, p. 33.
Summary:
5 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Sump'n 'bout rhythm is contained in two folders consisting of 1 published two page piano vocal score in F Major concert, and 1 six page short score and 5 parts in Bb Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (DE, Tizol?).
Folder A contains piano vocal score and short score. Piano vocal score lyrics begin "Somethin' 'bout rhythm sets you tapping ...". Short score indicates parts for Rabbit, baritone, Cooty, Tricky, Tizol, Brown.
Folder B contains parts for 2 trumpets - Wetz, Posey; 3 trombones - Tricky, Tizol, Browne.
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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