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Swingtime in Honolulu [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Lyricist:
Nemo, Henry
Uniform title:
Cotton Club parade
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
Other title:
Honolulu
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.
Copyright restrictions. Consult Archives Center staff. Paul Ellington, executor, is represented by Richard J.J. Scarola, Scarola Eillis LLP, 888 Seventh Avenue, 45th Floor, New York, N.Y. 10106. Telephone (212) 757-0007 x 235, Facsimile (212) 757-0469; E-Mail: rjjs@selaw.com; www.selaw.com; www.ourlawfirm.com.
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.
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History : Archives Center. P.O. Box 37012, Suite 1100, MRC 601, Constitution Ave., between 12th and 14th Sts., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20013-7012. Call 202-633-3270 for appointment. Fax: 202-786-2453
Topic:
Music
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_170437

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