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You make that hat look pretty [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
3 copy scores, 32 cm
3 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
3 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Piano vocal 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, tape.
Holograph score from Folder A from the Presentation Album, vol. T, p. 1. Photocopy score from Folder A from the Presentation Album, vol. Y. Folder B, grouping ii from the Mercer Ellington Library.
Summary:
6 parts and an indefinite number of scores
You make that hat look pretty is contained in two folders consisting of 4 two page piano vocal scores in Eb Major concert, 1 part in C Major, and 5 parts in Db Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley?).
Folder A contains 3 piano vocal scores. Piano vocal scores lyrics begin "Oh gee you make that hat look pretty, oh oh gee ...". 1 score (holograph) does not include lyrics.
Folder B contains items in 2 groupings -- (i) Piano vocal score and part in C Major. Piano vocal score lyrics begin as above. Part for voice. Lyrics begin as above. -- (ii) Parts in Db Major for 4 reeds - Norris, Ashby, Paul, Carney; bass.-- 1 piano vocal score from Folder A (copy score) and Folder B, grouping i 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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