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Strange feeling [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas) 1915-1967
Physical description:
71 copy scores, 32 cm
2 manuscripts, 32 cm
1 part (photocopy), 32 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Lead sheet
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Piano conductor scores
Piano vocal scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
Handwriting and other details have been reported based on the notes of David Berger, Andrew Homzy, Dr. Theodore Hudson, Walter van de Leur, and Mark Tucker.
Condition: fair, worn, torn, tape, stained, brittle.
Folder C from the Presentation Album, vol. G. There appear to be numbers from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 3, 36, 142.
Summary:
70 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Strange feeling is contained in six of eighteen folders for "Perfume suite" consisting of 43 parts and 1 lead sheet in f minor concert, 25 parts in eb minor concert, 1 two page piano vocal score in bb minor concert, 1 two page piano vocal score in d minor concert, 1 four page piano conductor score in b minor concert, 1 three page piano vocal score in e minor concert, and 1 part in a minor concert (?) -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (Whaley, Tizol, Sanders?).
Folder A contains parts in 4 groupings -- (i) Parts in f minor for 3 reeds - Rab, Pro, Jimmy; 1 trombone - Paris; guitar. -- (ii) Part in f minor for 1 trumpet - Scad. -- (iii) Parts in f minor for 5 reeds - Norris, Procope, Ashby, Paul, Carney; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, Nance; 3 trombones - Britt, 2, Tizol. -- (iv) Parts in eb minor for 5 reeds - alto 1, clarinet, tenor 2, tenor 4, baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass.
Folder B contains parts in eb minor for 5 reeds - Pro, Jeff, Hamilton, Paul, Carney; 4 trumpets - Cook, Nance, Clark, Cat; 3 trombones - Britt, Butter, Tizol.
Folder C contains three page piano vocal score in e minor. Lyrics begin "This strange feeling is creeping thru my blood ...".
Folder D contains items in 4 groupings -- (i) Four page piano conductor score in b minor. Score does not indicate instrumentation. -- (ii) Parts in f minor for 4 trumpets - Taft, Ray, Rex, Cat. -- (iii) Parts in f minor for 5 reeds - Rabbit, Otto, Mall, Ben, Carney; 2 trumpets - Wallace, Baker; 2 trombones - Brown, Tricky; bass. -- (iv) Parts in f minor for 4 reeds - Rab, Jimmy, Sears, Carney; 5 trumpets - Ray, Taft, Rex, Cat, Scad; 2 trombones - Tricky, Brown.
Folder E contains items in 3 groupings -- (i) Lead sheet in f minor for unidentified treble instrument. -- (ii) Two page piano vocal score in bb minor. Lyrics begin as above. Score appears incomplete. -- (iii) Two page piano vocal score in d minor. Lyrics begin as above.
Folder F contains part in a minor (?) for unidentified instrument. Part appears incomplete. -- All items except Folder C 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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