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99% won't do [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 34 cm
2 parts (photocopies), 33 cm
20 copy scores, 32 cm
9 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
3 parts (photocopies), 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: worn, torn.
Folder B, grouping ii from the Mercer Ellington Library.
Summary:
29 parts and an indefinite number of scores.
99% won't do is contained in one of sixty nine folders for "Sacred concert I" consisting of 4 two page piano vocal scores, 1 one page piano vocal score, 1 three page short score and 29 parts in F Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley, other?).
Folder A contains two page piano vocal scores and parts. Piano vocal scores lyrics begin "Ninety nine percent won't do, no, no, won't do ...". Parts for voices - soprano 2, alto 1 (2), alto 2 (2), tenor 1 (2), tenor 2 (2), baritone (2), bass.
Folder B contains items in 2 groupings -- (i) Short score, one page piano vocal score and parts. Short score indicates parts for trumpets, trombones. Score appears incomplete. Piano vocal score lyrics begin as above. Score appears incomplete. Parts for 1 reed - alto 3; 2 trumpets - 1, 2; 1 trombone - 1; drums; piano. -- (ii) Parts for 4 reeds - alto 3, Jimmy (2), Paul, baritone; 2 trumpets - Cootie, 3; 2 trombones - 2 (2), 3; bass. -- All items except Folder B, grouping ii 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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