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Easy to take [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Lyricist:
Tobias, Fred
Arranger:
Wilcox, Larry
Physical description:
3 parts (photocopies), 36 cm
12 copy scores, 32 cm
1 manuscript, 32 cm
15 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Copy scores
Lead sheet
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: worn, tape.
Summary:
27 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Easy to take is contained in three of eighty three folders for "Pousse cafe" consisting of 1 fourteen page piano conductor score, 2 lead sheets and 25 parts in C Major concert, and 3 four page piano vocal scores in Bb Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in identified hand (Charlap) and unidentified hand.
Folder A contains parts for 5 reeds - clarinet 1, alto 2, tenor 3, tenor 4, baritone 5; 4 trumpets - 1/2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3. Parts for trumpet 1 and trumpet 2 are noted on the same sheet.
Folder B contains parts for 4 violins - A, B, C, D (2); 2 cellos - A, B (2); bass; 3 drums - A (2), B, C.
Folder C contains scores, lead sheets and remaining part. Piano vocal scores lyrics begin "Baby, I find you're easy to be with ...". Lead sheets for unidentified treble instrument (2). Part for drums. Piano conductor score indicates parts for saxes, clarinet, baritone, trumpets, trombones, violins, cellos -- 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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