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When I trilly with my filly [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
17 copy scores, 32 cm
1 manuscript, 32 cm
Copy scores
Parts (musical)
Piano vocal scores
Short scores
United States
20th century
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, stained, tape, worn, water spots.
Folder C from the Presentation Album, vol. Q. Copyright 1959 by Robbins Music Corp. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 170.
17 parts and an indefinite number of scores
When I trilly with my filly is contained in three of one hundred fourteen folders for "Jump for joy" consisting of 1 six page short score, 1 four page piano vocal score, 1 three page piano vocal score and 17 parts in C Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in identified hands (BS, Whaley) and unidentified hands (Sanders, Benjamin, other?).
Folder A contains three page piano vocal score and 1 part. Piano vocal score lyrics begin "Feel so sill willy nilly ...". Part for voice. Lyrics begin as above.
Folder B contains items in 4 groupings -- (i) Part for piano. Part appears incomplete. -- (ii) Six page short score. Short score indicates parts for Rab, Paul, baritone, trombones. -- (iii) Parts for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 1, tenor 2, Carney; 3 trumpets - 1, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass. Some parts appear incomplete. -- (iv) Parts for 1 reed - tenor; 1 trumpet - Baker; trombone.
Folder C contains four page piano vocal score. Lyrics begin as above. -- All items except Folder C from the Duke Ellington Library.
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
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