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You of all people [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
2 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
25 copy scores, 32 cm
1 part (photocopy), 30 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, tape, brittle.
Short score in Folder A from the Presentation Album, vol. W, p. 57. 1 piano vocal score in Folder A from the Presentation Album, vol. H. There appear to be numbers from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 149, 166.
Summary:
25 parts and an indefinite number of scores
You of all people is contained in three folders consisting of 1 six page short score and 12 parts in Eb Major concert, 1 four page short score and 13 parts in Bb Major concert, and 3 three page piano vocal scores in F Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in identified hand (Benjamin) and unidentified hands (DE, BS, Whaley?).
Folder A contains short score in Eb Major and piano vocal scores. Short score indicates parts for saxes, trumpets, 3 trombones. Piano vocal scores lyrics begin "You of all people had to come along one day ...".
Folder B contains parts in Eb Major for 4 reeds - alto 1, tenor 3, tenor 4, baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass.
Folder C contains short score and parts in Bb Major. Short score does not indicate instrumentation. Parts for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 2, Paul, baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass. -- 2 piano vocal scores in Folder A, Folder B, and Folder C 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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