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Bill Bailey won't you please come home [music]

Composer:
Cannon, Hughie
Physical description:
2 manuscripts, 31 cm
13 copy scores, 32 cm
4 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
1 part (photocopy), 28 cm
2 manuscripts, 32 cm
1 manuscript, 35 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Holographs
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
Trombone part in Folder B (photocopy) is originally noted on the verso of My little brown book. 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, tape. Folder A -- 18p.,folder B -- 15p. . Folder A -- 17p.,folder B -- 6p.
Statement of responsibility from Lax and Smith.
Summary:
17 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Bill Bailey won't you please come home is contained in two folders consisting of 17 parts, 1 three page conductor score, 1 eight page conductor score, 1 twelve page conductor score and 1 seven page conductor score in G Major concert, 1 six page conductor score in Eb Major concert, and 1 six page short score in Ab Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (BS, Whaley?)
Folder A contains eight page conductor score, seven page conductor score, three page conductor score, and 17 parts. Eight page score for violin; 5 saxes - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass; piano. Seven page score for violin; 2 saxes; 1 trumpet; 1 trombone; bass; piano. Three page score indicates parts for voice; sax; trumpet. Parts in 2 groupings -- (i) 4 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 4, baritone; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass; piano. -- (ii) 2 reeds - tenor, baritone; 1 trombone - 2; 1 unidentified bass instrument.
Folder B contains six page conductor score, twelve page conductor score, four page short score and 1 part. Six page score for 4 saxes - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 1 trombone; bass. Twelve page score for 4 reeds - alto, 2, tenor, baritone; 3 trumpets; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3. Short score indicates parts for 4 reeds; 3 trumpets; 2 trombones. Part for trumpet 1. -- 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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