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Natives are restless tonight [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), 33 cm
8 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
2 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
37 copy scores, 32 cm
1 manuscript, 32 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Copy scores
Holographs
Lead sheet
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Piano vocal scores
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
Short scores for "Walk it off" and "Rump de dump" are noted on the verso of the lead sheet in Folder A. A part for an untitled piece is contained in Folder B. Additional materials for this piece are contained in "Nerves, nerves, nerves," Folder A, from "Jump for joy." 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, worn, brittle, tape.
Folder A from the Presentation Album, vol. Q, p 34. Folder G from the Presentation Album, vol. W, p. 37. Folder I from the Presentation Album, vol. Q. Copyright 1959 by Robbins Music Corp.
Summary:
35 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Natives are restless tonight is contained in nine of one hundred fourteen folders for "Jump for joy" consisting of 1 five page short score, 1 four page short score, 2 two page short scores, 1 three page short score, 1 eight page short score, 1 six page short score, 3 six page piano vocal scores, 1 three page piano vocal score and 22 parts in eb minor concert, 1 two page short score and 13 parts in e minor concert, and 1 three page short score and 1two page short score in f minor concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in identified hands (DE, BS, Whaley) and unidentified hands.
Folder A contains lead sheet for unidentified treble instrument. Lead sheet appears incomplete.
Folder B contains parts in eb minor for 1 reed - Carney; 2 trumpets - 2, 3; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3.
Folder C contains items in 2 groupings -- (i) Short scores in eb minor. Five page short score indicates parts for sax, Paul, baritone, trumpets. Score appears incomplete. Two page short score indicates parts for Cat, Baker. Four page short score indicates parts for sax, Proc, baritone, trumpets. Score appears incomplete. -- (ii) Parts in e minor for 5 reeds - Rab Proc, Jimmy, Paul, Carney; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, Ray; 3 trombones - Butter, Britt, John; bass. Part for Ray appears incomplete.
Folder D contains short scores in eb minor. Two page short scoreindicates part for Paul. Score appears incomplete. Three page short score does not indicate instrumentation. Score includes partial lyrics. Lyrics begin "Natives are restless they can't give their bestless ...". Score appearsincomplete.
Folder E contains items in eb minor in 3 groupings -- (i) Eight page short score. Score indicates parts for alto, 2 clarinet, tenor, baritone,Ray, 3 trumpets, Butter, drums. Score appears incomplete. -- (ii) Six page piano conductor score. Score indicates parts for saxes, brass, drums. -- (iii)Parts for 5 reeds - Rab, Proc, Jimmy, Paul, Carney; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass; drums.
Folder F contains 2 six page piano vocal scores and 1 part in eb minor. Piano vocal scores lyrics begin "Ugga dugga dungle, hear the sounds of the Broadway jungle ...". Part for voice. Lyrics begin "The tomtoms are tunedup real tight ...".
Folder G contains three page piano vocal score and 1 part in eb minor. Piano vocal score lyrics begin "Ugga dugga ...". Part for piano.
Folder H contains short scores in f minor and e minor. Three page short score in f minor indicates part for baritone. Two page short score in f minor indicates parts for baritone, trombone 3. Scores appear incomplete. Two page short score in e minor indicates parts for altos, clarinet, Paul, baritone, Ray, trumpets, bass. Score appears incomplete.
Folder I contains 1 six page piano vocal score in eb minor. Lyrics begin "Ugga dugga ...". -- All items except Folder A, Folder G, and Folder I 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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