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Don't believe everything you hear [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Lyricist:
Kuller, Sid
Physical description:
1 part (photocopy), 36 cm
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
25 copy scores, 32 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Lead sheet
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, tape.
Folder A from the Presentation Album, vol. Q. Copyright 1959 by Tempo Music, Inc.
Summary:
26 parts and 1 score
Don't believe everything you hear is contained in two of one hundred fourteen folders for "Jump for joy" consisting of 1 lead sheet and 2 parts in F Major concert, 1 eight page short score and 12 parts in C Major concert, and 11 parts in G Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in identified hand (BS) and unidentified hands (DE, Whaley?).
Folder A contains lead sheet and part in F Major. Lead sheet for bass. Part for piano.
Folder B contains items in 4 groupings -- (i) Short score. Short score indicates parts for Rab, Proc, Jim, Paul, bass clarinet, Shorty, Clark, Cat, 3 trombones, bass. -- (ii) Parts in C Major for 5 reeds - Rab, Proc, Jimmy, Paul, Carney; 3 trumpets - Cat, Terry, Ray; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass. -- (iii) Parts in G Major for 5 reeds - Rab, Proc, Jimmy, Paul, Carney; 2 trumpets - Terry, Baker; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass. Parts subtitled "Reprise." -- (iv) Part in F Major for voice. Lyrics begin "Don't believe everything you hear and only half of what you see ...".
Folder B 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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