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Women, women, women [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Lyricist:
Latouche, John
Physical description:
24 copy scores, 32 cm
4 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
1 part (photocopy), 28 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Piano vocal scores
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
Part in Folder C, grouping iii (photocopy) is originally noted on the bottom of a part for "Take love easy" from "Beggar's holiday." Additional materials for this piece are also contained in "Beggar's holiday scores," Folder E, grouping xi. Handwriting and other details have been reported based on the notes of David Berger, Andrew Homzy, Dr. Theodore Hudson, Walter van de Leur, and Mark Tucker.
Condition: fair, worn, stained, tape. Folder C -- 23p. Folder A -- 4p., folder C -- 1p. Folder C -- 1p. Folder B -- 5p., folder C -- 12p.
Folder A from the Presentation Album, vol. J, p. 48. Folder B from the Presentation Album, vol. H. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 226.
Summary:
24 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Women, women, women is contained in three of forty seven folders for "Beggar's holiday" consisting of 1 one page short score and 23 parts in C Major concert, 1 one page piano vocal score in Db Major concert, 1 one page short score and 1 two page piano vocal score in a minor concert, 1 three page short score in F Major concert, and 1 part in Bb Major concert (?) -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (BS, Whaley?).
Folder A contains short score in C Major, piano vocal score in Db Major, and short score in a minor. Scores do not indicate instrumentation or include lyrics. Scores appear incomplete.
Folder B contains short score in F Major and piano vocal score in a minor. Short score indicates parts for Rab, saxes, baritone, Dud, trumpets, trombones, bass. Piano vocal score lyrics begin "The atom we split, we walk undersea ...".
Folder C contains parts in 3 groupings -- (i) Parts in C Major for 2 reeds - Jimmy, Sears; 4 trumpets - Scad, Dud, Ray, Taft; 3 trombones - Jones, Brown, Wilbur; guitar. -- (ii) Parts in C Major for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 1, tenor 2, baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass. -- (iii) Part in Bb Major (?) for unidentified treble instrument.
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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