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East St. Louis toodle-o [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Miley, Bubber
Physical description:
3 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
10 copy scores, 32 cm
2 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
2 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 31 cm
10 copy scores, 31 cm
4 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
A part for an untitled piece is noted on the verso of a part for Johnny in Folder B, grouping i. 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.
Unsigned Ellington-Strayhorn composition.
1 four page short score and three page short score in Folder A from the Presentation Album, vol. N. 1 four page short score in Folder A from the Presentation Album, vol. N, p. 31. There appear to be numbers from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 37, 185.
Summary:
28 parts and an indefinite number of scores
East St. Louis toodle-o is contained in two folders consisting of 2 four page short scores and 16 parts in c minor concert, 1 three page short score and 10 parts in d minor concert, and 2 parts in f minor concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, BS, Whaley, other?).
Folder A contains short scores. 1 four page short score indicates parts for Rabbit, Otto, tenor, baritone, Cooty, 2 trombones. 1 four page short score indicates parts for Proc, Hamilton, baritone, 3 trumpets, Butter, bass. Short score in d minor indicates parts for Rab, Proc, Sears, Hamilton, baritone, trumpets.
Folder B contains parts in 3 groupings -- (i) Parts in c minor for 4 reeds - Procope (2), Johnny (2), Hamilton (2), Harry (2); 3 trumpets - Cat (2), Cook, Larry (2); 3 trombones - Butter, John, Britt. -- (ii) Parts in f minor for 2 trumpets - Cooty, Rex. -- (iii) Parts in d minor for 4 reeds - Rab, Sears, Jimmy, Carney; 3 trumpets - Scad, Dud, Williams; 3 trombones - Jones, Brown, Tyree.
Folder B 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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