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Where in the world [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 36 cm
2 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
3 copy scores, 32 cm
2 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
4 manuscripts, 32 cm
22 copy scores, 31 cm
2 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Piano vocal scores
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
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, worn, stained, tape.
Folder B, grouping iv from the Mercer Ellington Library. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 232.
Summary:
31 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Where in the world is contained in two folders consisting of 1 three page short score and 25 parts in Ab Major concert, and 1 one page short score, 1 four page piano vocal score, 2 two page piano vocal scores and 6 parts in F Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley, Tizol, other?).
Folder A contains three page short score in Ab Major. Short score indicates parts for Proc, tenor, baritone, trombones, bass. Short score appears incomplete.
Folder B contains items in 6 groupings -- (i) 1 two page piano vocal score in F Major. Lyrics begin "Where in the world will I find anybody ...". -- (ii) Parts in Ab Major for 5 reeds - Rab (2), Proc, Ham, Paul (2), Carney; 2 trumpets - 1, 3; 2 trombones - 1, 2. Multiple parts may reflect different arrangements of the piece. -- (iii) Remaining scores and parts in F Major. One page short score indicates parts for Proc, sax, baritone. Four page piano vocal score and two page piano vocal score lyrics begin as above. Scores appear incomplete. Parts for 2 reeds - Pro, Carney. -- (iv) Parts in Ab Major for 1 reed - Ham (2); 2 trumpets - Cootie (2), 4 (2). -- (v) Parts in Ab Major for 2 reeds - Proc, Carney; 3 trumpets - Mer, Herb, Cat; 2 trombones - Buster, Chuck; bass. Many parts appear incomplete. -- (vi) Parts in F Major for 3 trumpets - 2, 3, 4; 1 trombone - 2. -- All items except Folder B, grouping iv 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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