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Pretty woman [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
4 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
15 copy scores, 32 cm
1 part (photocopy), 28 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Piano vocal scores
Short 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 Dr. Mark Tucker.
Condition: fair, worn, torn, tape.
There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 235.
Summary:
15 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Pretty woman is contained in two of fifteen folders for "Queenie pie" consisting of 1 three page short score, 3 three page piano vocal scores, 1 two page piano vocal score, 1 one page piano vocal score, and 15 parts in G Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley, Sanders?).
Folder A contains short score, 2 three page piano vocal scores, 1 two page piano vocal score, 1 one page piano vocal score and parts. Short score indicates parts for sax, baritone, trumpets. Piano vocal scores lyrics begin "Pretty woman, you've got me in a spin ...". One page score appears incomplete. Parts for 6 reeds - Rab, Pro, alto, Jimmy, Sears, Carney; 4 trumpets - Williams, Scad, Cat, Taft; 3 trombones - Jones, Brown, Wilbur; bass; guitar.
Folder B contains 1 three page piano vocal score. Lyrics begin as above. -- 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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