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Creole love call [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
14 copy scores, 32 cm
1 manuscript, 32 cm
1 manuscript, 34 cm
2 manuscripts, 31 cm
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 31 cm
5 copy scores, 33 cm
1 part (photocopy), 28 cm
2 part (photocopy), 43 cm
1 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 cm
2 parts (photocopies), 24 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Holographs
Lead sheet
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
1928
20th century
Notes:
A trombone part for The mooche is noted on the bottom of the part for trombone 2, Folder C, grouping ii. 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, torn, tape.
Folder D from the Presentation Album, vol B. Folder E, grouping ii from the Mercer Ellington Library.
Summary:
25 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Creole love call is contained in five folders consisting of 1 two page short score and 12 parts in F Major concert, and 1 six page conductor score, 2 fourteen page conductor scores, 1 two page piano vocal score, 2 lead sheets and 11 parts in Bb Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (BS, Whaley, Tizol, other?).
Folder A contains parts in F Major concert for 5 reeds - Proc, alto 3, Jimmy, Paul, Carney; 3 trumpets - Cat, Terry, Baker; 3 trombones - John, Butter, Britt; bass.
Folder B contains two page short score. Score indicates parts for Proc, alto, Paul, bass clarinet, Baker, 2 trombones.
Folder C contains items in 3 groupings -- (i) Parts for 1 reed - clarinet; 1 trumpet - 1; 1 trombone - 1; percussion; bass. -- (ii) Parts for 2 trombones - 1 (2), 2. -- (iii) 2 lead sheets for trumpet and voice.
Folder D contains 1 published part for piano.
Folder E contains items in 3 groupings. -- (i) 1 six page conductor score. Score indicates parts for 4 reeds - flute, alto, clarinet, tenor; trumpet; trombone; piano; bass; drums. Score appears incomplete. -- (ii) 2 fourteen page conductor scores. Scores indicate parts for 4 reeds - clarinet, tenor 2, tenor 3, baritone; trumpet; trombone; voice; piano; bass; drums. -- (iii) Parts for 1 trumpet - 3; 2 trombones - 1/2. 1 two page piano vocal score. Lyrics begin "My love, my love, my love ...". -- All items except Folder D and Folder E, 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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