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Chocolate shake [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Lyricist:
Webster, Paul Francis
Physical description:
4 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
13 manuscripts, 32 cm
3 copy scores, 32 cm
2 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
1941
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, tape, worn, stained.
There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 91.
Summary:
17 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Chocolate shake is contained in three of one hundred fourteen folders for "Jump for joy" consisting of 2 published three page piano vocal scores, 1 four page short score, 1 ten page short score, 1 two page short score and 17 parts in c minor concert (?) -- in ink and pencil -- in identified hands (DE, BS, Tizol) and unidentified hands (Harper, other?).
Folder A contains published piano vocal scores, four page short score and parts. Piano vocal scores lyrics begin "If you want a make with the Chocolate Shake ...". Short score indicates parts for sax, clarinet, baritone, Nance, trumpets, Tizol, trombones. Parts for 3 reeds - Otto (2), Ben, Carney; 3 trumpets - Nance, Wallace, Rex; 3 trombones - Tricky, Tizol, Brown; bass.
Folder B contains ten page short score and parts. Short score indicates parts for Rab, Otto, Barney, Ben, Wallace, Ray, Brown, Tizol. Parts for 1 trumpet - Wallace; 1 trombone - Brown; bass; guitar.
Folder C contains two page short score. Short score indicates parts for Ray, trumpets. Short score appears incomplete. Parts for voice (2). Parts do not include lyrics. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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