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Swingtime in Honolulu [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Lyricist:
Nemo, Henry
Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
2 copy scores, 32 cm
1 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
1938
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, tape, brittle.
Short score from Folder A from the Presentation Album, vol. V, p. 33. Piano vocal score from Folder A from the Presentation Album, vol. G.
Summary:
2 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Swingtime in Honolulu is contained in two of fifteen folders for "Cotton Club parade" consisting of 1 eight page short score, 1 published four page piano vocal score and 2 parts in C Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in identified hand (Chabania) and unidentified hand (DE?).
Folder A contains scores. Short score indicates parts for Johnny, sax, baritone, Cooty, Rex, trumpets, Tricky, Brown, Tizol. Piano vocal score lyrics begin "I come from the land of fish and poy ...".
Folder B contains parts for 1 reed - Carney; 1 trumpet - Cootie.
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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