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A-tisket a-tasket [music]

Composer:
Fitzgerald, Ella
Webb, Chick 1909-1939
Arranger:
Murphy, Spud
Physical description:
2 manuscripts, 32 cm
1 copy score, 32 cm
14 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 27 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Music
Parts (musical)
Piano conductor scores
Short scores
Sheet music
Place:
United States
Date:
1938
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.
Summary:
13 parts and an indefinite number of scores.
A-tisket a-tasket is contained in two folders consisting of 1 published two-page short score, 1 published five-page piano conductor score and 12 published parts in F Major concert, and 1 seven-page short score, 1 three-page short score and 1 part in C Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (Whaley, other?).
Folder A contains published items in F Major. Short score indicates parts for voices - tenor 1, tenor 2, baritone. Lyrics begin "I found my yellow basket, oh yes, I really did ...". Piano conductor score indicates parts for saxes, trumpet, violin, voice. Lyrics begin as above. Parts for 4 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 2, tenor 4; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 2 trombones - 1, 2; bass; drums; guitar.
Folder B contains items in C Major. Seven page short score indicates parts for flute, clarinet, tenor, trombones. Three-page short score does not indicate instrumentation and appears incomplete. Part for 1 reed - alto 3. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
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