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Happy go lucky local [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
1 part (photocopy), 37 cm
15 parts (photocopies), 33 cm
2 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
10 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
51 copy scores, 32 cm
2 copy scores, 31 cm
1 part (photocopy), 30 cm
6 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
1 copy score, 23 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
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, and Dr. Mark Tucker.
Condition: fair, torn, brittle, stained, tape.
Folder A, grouping iii, Folder C, Folder F, and Folder G, grouping iii from the Mercer Ellington Library. Folder B from the Presentation Album, vol. M, p. 27. There appear to be numbers from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 56, 211.
Summary:
86 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Happy go lucky local is contained in seven of eighteen folders for "Deep south suite" consisting of 1 six page short score and 16 parts in Db Major concert, 1 six page short score and 24 parts in Ab Major concert, and 1 four page short score and 46 parts in C Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in identified hands (Jones, Whaley) and unidentified hands (DE, BS, Henderson, Sanders?).
Folder A contains items in 3 groupings -- (i) Part in Db Major for unidentified treble instrument (guitar?). -- (ii) Parts in C Major for 2 trumpets - Dud, Cat; 1 trombone - Jones. -- (iii) Parts in C Major for 2 reeds - Rab, Procope (2); 4 trumpets - Taft, Cat, Scad, Williams; 2 trombones - Tricky, Brown.
Folder B contains short scores in Ab Major and C Major. Short score in Ab Major indicates parts for Rab, Proc, clarinet, baritone, Cat, Scad, Williams, Taft, Baker, Ray, Brown, bass, piano. Short score in C Major indicates parts for saxes, clarinet, trombones. Short score appears incomplete.
Folder C contains parts in C Major for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 2, tenor 1, tenor 2, baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3.
Folder D contains parts in 5 groupings -- (i) Parts in Ab Major for 2 reeds - Proc, Carney (2); 2 trombones - 2, Wilbur; unidentified treble instrument (guitar?). -- (ii) Parts in Db Major for 3 reeds - Rab (2), Pro, Sears; bass. -- (iii) Parts in C Major for 1 reed - Jimmie; 1 trumpet - Herb. -- (iv) Parts in Ab Major for 5 reeds - Procope, Hilton, Jimmie, Paul, Carney; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 2 trombones - 1, Tizol. -- (v) Part in C Major for 1 trumpet - Nathan. Part appears incomplete.
Folder E contains part in C Major for piano.
Folder F contains parts in C Major for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 2, tenor 4 (2), baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass (2); drums; piano.
Folder G contains items in 3 groupings -- (i) Short score and parts in Db Major. Short score indicates part for tenor. Short score appears incomplete. Parts for 1 reed - Jimmy; 6 trumpets - Scad, Cat, Williams, Taft, Ray, trumpet; 1 trombone - Jones. -- (ii) Parts in Ab Major for 2 reeds - Jimmy, Sears; 5 trumpets - Baker, Scad, Williams, Taft, Cat; 1 trombone - Brown. -- (iii) Parts in Db Major for 1 reed - Sears; 1 trombone - Brown. Parts appear incomplete. -- All items except Folder A, grouping iii, Folder B, Folder C, Folder F, and Folder G, grouping iii 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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