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Just a settin' and a rockin' [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas) 1915-1967
Lyricist:
Gaines, Lee
Physical description:
1 manuscript, 32 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
Parts for "Things ain't what they used to be" and "I got it bad" are also noted on the bottom and verso of the part for "Sophisticated lady." 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: brittle.
Unsigned Ellington-Strayhorn composition.
Statement of responsibility taken from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro.
Summary:
1 part
Just a settin' and a rockin' is contained in one folder consisting of 1 part in f minor concert -- in pencil -- in unidentified hand.
Part for piano. Part is noted on the verso of a part for "Sophisticated lady," Folder B. -- from the Ruth Ellington Collection.
Topic:
Music
See more items in:
Ruth Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 3) 1940-1991
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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