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Jump for joy [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Lyricist:
Webster, Paul Francis
Kuller, Sid
Arranger:
Liston, Melba
Physical description:
1 manuscript, 35 cm
116 copy scores, 32 cm
9 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
7 manuscripts, 32 cm
18 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
1 part (photocopy), 31 cm
1 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 cm
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 31 cm
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 30 cm
10 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
1 copy score, 23 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Holographs
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Piano conductor scores
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
1941
20th century
Notes:
Additional materials for this piece are contained in "Bli-blip," from "Jump for joy." An untitled piece is contained in Folder B. 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.
Folder C from the Presentation Album, vol. D. Folder F, grouping ii from the Mercer Ellington Library. There appear to be numbers from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 14, 54.
Summary:
154 parts and an indefinite number of scores.
Jump for joy is contained in twelve of one hundred fourteen folders for "Jump for joy" consisting of 1 two page conductor score in C Major concert, 1 two-page piano conductor score and 1 part in G Major concert, 16 parts in Bb Major concert, 1 ten-page conductor score, 2 three-page piano vocalscores, 1 one-page short score and 90 parts in Eb Major concert, 1 one-page short score, 1 three-page short score, 3 four-page piano vocal scores and 14 parts in Ab Major concert, 1 seven-page conductor score and 30 parts in Db Major concert, and 3 parts in an unknown key -- in ink, pencil and photocopy --in identified hands (DE, BS, Seay, Roger, Fleagle, Tizol, Whaley) and unidentified hands (Sanders, Hamilton, others?).
Folder A contains items in 3 groupings -- (i) Conductor score in C Major. Score does not indicate instrumentation. Score subtitled "Intro." --(ii) Conductor score in Eb Major. Score indicates parts for 2 altos, 2 tenors,baritone, 3 trumpets, 2 trombones, bass. -- (iii) One page short score and parts in Ab Major. Short score indicates parts for 4 saxes, 3 trumpets. Partsfor 4 reeds - Rab, Proc, Jimmy, Paul; 2 trumpets - 2, 3; 3 trombones - Britt, John, Butter; bass. Score and parts subtitled "Reprise."
Folder B contains items in Db Major in 2 groupings -- (i) Conductor score. Score indicates parts for 4 saxes, baritone, 4 trumpets, 3 trombones, bass. -- (ii) Parts for 5 reeds - Johnny, alto 1, Jimmy, Paul, baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, Cat, 2, 3; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass. Parts had many amendments taped to the originals. Loose items were contained in a separate mylar sleeve.
Folder C contains 2 piano vocal scores in Eb Major. Lyrics begin"We're so fed up with the Southland ...".
Folder D contains items in Eb Major in 3 groupings -- (i) One page short score. Score indicates parts for Rab, Proc, Jim, Paul, baritone, 3 trumpets, trombones, bass. Score appears incomplete. -- (ii) Parts for 5 reeds- Rab, Proc, Jim, Paul, Carney; 3 trumpets - 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass. -- (iii) Parts for 5 reeds - Rab, Proc, Jim, Paul, Carney; 3 trumpets - Cat, Herb, Mercer; 3 trombones - Brown, Buster, Chuck; bass.
Folder E contains piano conductor score in G Major. Score indicates parts for Rab, baritone, trombone. Score appears incomplete.
Folder F contains items in 4 groupings -- (i) Parts in an unknownkey for drums (2). -- (ii) Parts in Eb Major for 1 trumpet - Baker; 2 trombones- Britt, John. -- (iii) Part in Eb Major for bass. -- (iv) Parts in Eb Major for 8 reeds - Rab, Proc, Toby, Sears, Jimmy, clarinet, tenor 2, Carney; 3 trumpets - Cootie, Baker, Nathan (4); 3 trombones - John, Tricky, 3. Parts appear to reflect different arrangements of the piece.
Folder G contains items in 9 groupings -- (i) Parts in Eb Major for 2 trumpets - 2, 3; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3. -- (ii) Parts in Eb Major for 1 reed - Barney; 1 trombone - Brown. -- (iii) Parts in Bb Major for 1 reed - Carney; 1 trumpet - Wallace; 2 trombones - Brown, Tizol. -- (iv) Parts in Eb Major for 2 reeds - Otto, Ben; Eb transposing instrument (2); Bb transposing instrument (4). Many parts appear incomplete. -- (v) Part in Eb Major for guitar. -- (vi) Parts in Ab Major for 3 trombones - Booty, Tricky, Brown. Parts appear to reflect different arrangements of the piece. -- (vii) Part in GMajor for 1 trombone - Brown. -- (viii) Parts in Eb Major for 2 reeds - tenor (2), Carney; 1 trumpet - Herb; 2 trombones - Britt, Tricky. -- (ix) Part in an unknown key for drums.
Folder H contains three page short score in Ab Major. Score indicates parts for Rab, Proc, Paul, baritone, Terry, trumpets, Britt, Butter, John, drums. Score appears incomplete.
Folder I contains items in 3 groupings -- (i) Parts in Bb Major for 3 reeds - Otto, Jimmy, Carney; 4 trumpets - Baker, Taft, Wallace, Rex; 1 trombone - Brown; guitar. -- (ii) Parts in Eb Major for 2 reeds - Toby, Sears; 1 trombone - Tricky. Part for Tricky appears incomplete. -- (iii) Parts in Eb Major for 5 reeds - Rab, Proc, Jimmy, tenor 2, baritone; 3 trumpets - Ray, 2, 3 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3 (2).
Folder J contains parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts in Eb Major for 2 trombones - 1 (2), Britt. -- (ii) Parts in Bb Major for 1 reed - alto 2; 1 trumpet - 1; 1 trombone - 1.
Folder K contains items in Ab Major in 2 groupings -- (i) Part and piano vocal score. Part for piano. Piano vocal score lyrics begin "Fare thee well, land of cotton ...". -- (ii) 2 piano vocal scores. Lyrics begin "Jump for joy, jump for joy ...".
Folder L contains parts in 3 groupings -- (i) Parts in Eb Major for 3 reeds - James, Rick, baritone; 2 trombones - Vince, CC. -- (ii) Parts in Db Major for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 2, tenor 3, tenor 4, baritone; 4 trumpets -1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; rhythm (4). -- (iii) Part in Db Major for rhythm. -- All items except Folder C and Folder F, grouping ii from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
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