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Show 'em you got class [music]

Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Kuller, Sid
Physical description:
1 part (photocopy), 36 cm
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
14 copy scores, 32 cm
Copy scores
Lead sheet
Parts (musical)
Piano vocal scores
Short scores
United States
20th century
A part for "I got it bad and that ain't good" is noted on the verso of the short score in Folder B. Part for 1 reed - Carney. 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.
Folder D from the Presentation Album, vol. Q. Copyright 1959 by Robbins Music Corp.
13 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Show 'em you got class is contained in four of one hundred fourteen folders for "Jump for joy" consisting of 1 two page short score, 2 two page piano vocal scores, 1 lead sheet and 12 parts in Bb Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in identified hands (BS, Whaley) and unidentified hands.
Folder A contains parts for voice (2). Lyrics begin "You got to shake it up, break it up ...".
Folder B contains short score, lead sheet, 1 two page piano vocal score and 1 part. Short score indicates parts for 2 altos, tenor, 2 trumpets, Butter. Score appears incomplete. Lead sheet for voice. Lyrics begin as above. Piano vocal score lyrics begin as above. Part for trombone.
Folder C contains parts for 4 reeds - Rab, Proc, Jimmy, Paul; 2 trumpets - 1, Terry; 1 trombone - Butter; 2 basses - Jimmy, bass.
Folder D contains 1 two page piano vocal score. Lyrics begin as above. -- All items except Folder D from the Duke Ellington Library.
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
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