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You gave me the gate and I'm swingin' [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Lyricist:
Gordon, Irving
McNeely, J. B
Farmer, Jimmy
Physical description:
1 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 cm
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
3 copy scores, 32 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
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, worn.
Piano vocal score in Folder A from the Presentation Album, vol. H. Short score in Folder A from the Presentation Album, vol. W, p. 55.
Summary:
3 parts and an indefinite number of scores.
You gave me the gate and I'm swingin' is contained in two folders consisting of 1 published two page piano vocal score in C Major concert, and 1 five page short score and 3 parts in F Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (DE, Tizol?).
Folder A contains scores. Piano vocal score lyrics begin "Our romance was just a joke, a song and dance with no hearts broke ...". Short score indicates parts for sax, baritone, Rex, 2 trumpets, Tizol, bass.
Folder B contains parts for 1 trumpet - Rex; 1 trombone - Browne; bass.
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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