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Nerves, nerves, nerves [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
1 manuscript, 32 cm
13 copy scores, 32 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Copy scores
Holographs
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Piano vocal scores
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
An incomplete piano vocal score for "So the good book says," from "Jump for joy" is noted on the verso of a piano vocal score in Folder A. Lyrics begin "He got clipped in Deliah's barber chair, so the good book says ...". Parts for "Natives are restless tonight," from "Jump for joy" are noted on the verso of a piano vocal socre in Folder A. Parts in eb minor for 1 reed - baritone; 1 trombone - 1. 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, water spots.
Summary:
13 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Nerves, nerves, nerves is contained in two of one hundred fourteen folders for "Jump for joy" consisting of 1 six page piano vocal score, 1 five page piano vocal score, 1 five page short score, and 13 parts in Bb Major concert (?) -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in identified hands (DE, Whaley) and unidentified hand.
Folder A contains piano vocal scores. Lyrics begin "Nerves, nerves, nerves, nerves, opening night, opening night ...". Five page piano vocal score appears incomplete.
Folder B contains short score and parts. Short score indicates parts for Rab, Proc, Ham, Paul, bass clarinet, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones. Parts for 5 reeds - Rab, Proc, Ham, Paul, Carney; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass. -- 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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