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I got it bad and that ain't good [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Type:
Manuscripts
Date:
1941
20th century
Summary:
163 parts and an indefinite number of scores.
I got it bad and that ain't good is contained in fourteen of one hundred fourteen folders for "Jump for joy" consisting of 1 three page short score, 2 two-page short scores, 1 five-page conductor score and 29 parts in Eb Major concert, 5 one-page short scores, 1 three-page short score, 3 two-page short scores, 1 six-page short score, 1 three-page piano conductor score, 1 four-page conductor score and 134 parts in Bb Major concert, 2 one-page short scores in F Major concert, and 1 published four-page piano vocal score in G Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in identified hands (DE, BS, Whaley, Tizol) and unidentified hands (ME, Sanders, others?).
Folder A contains items in Eb Major in 4 groupings -- (i) Three-page short score. Short score indicates parts for Toby, Sears, Jimmy. -- (ii) Two-page short score and five-page conductor score. Short score indicates parts for alto, tenor, saxes. Conductor score indicates aprts for 2 altos, 2 tenors, baritone, 4 trumpets. -- (iii) Parts for 3 reeds - Rab, Otto, Jimmie; 4 trumpets - Rex, Ray, Taft, Scad; 4 trombones - Jones (2), Tricky, Brown, Tyree. -- (iv) Parts for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 1, tenor 2, baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass.
Folder B contains one-page short score and parts in Bb Major. Short score indicates parts for alto, baritone. Score appears incomplete. Parts for 4 reeds - Hodges, Otto, Barney, Carney; 3 trumpets - Rex (2), Ray (2), Wallace; 3 trombones - Brown, Tizol, Tricky; 1 bass - Moe. Some parts appear incomplete.
Folder C contains short scores in F Major. 1 short score indicates part for Rab. 1 short score indicates part for Brown. Short scores appear incomplete.
Folder D contains items in 2 groupings -- (i) One page short score in Bb Major. Short score indicates parts for clarinet, baritone, trombone, bass. Score appears incomplete. -- (ii) Two page short score in Eb Major. Short score indicates parts for baritone, trumpets. Score appears incomplete.
Folder E contains items in Bb Major in 3 groupings -- (i) Parts for 3 reeds - Rab, Otto, Carney; 3 trumpets - Wallace, Rex, Ray; 3 trombones - Brown, Tizol, Tricky. -- (ii) Three page piano conductor score and parts. Piano conductor score indicates parts for saxes, trombones, voice. Score does not include lyrics. Parts for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 2, tenor 4, baritone; 2 trumpets - 1, 3; 2 trombones - 1, 2; bass; drums; piano. Some parts appear incomplete. -- (iii) Parts for 3 reeds - Willie, Proc, Jimmie; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 2 trombones - 1, 2.
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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