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Everything but you [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
James, Harry
George, Don
Arranger:
Catsiff, Oscar
Physical description:
1 manuscript, 43 cm
1 manuscript, 40 cm
1 manuscript, 35 cm
85 copy scores, 32 cm
10 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
8 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
7 manuscripts, 32 cm
1 manuscript, 31 cm
2 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 cm
7 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Holographs
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Piano conductor scores
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
Short scores
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
1945
20th century
Notes:
A short score for "Long strong" and a short score for an untitled piece are noted on the verso of the short score in Folder E. 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, brittle.
Remaining items from the Mercer Ellington Library. There appear to be numbers from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 15, 29.
Summary:
109 parts and an indefinite number of scores
"Everything but you"is contained in ten folders consisting of 1 thirteen page conductor score, 2 published two-page piano vocal scores and 32 parts in F Major concert, 12 parts in Eb Major concert, 12 parts in C Major concert, 6 one-page short scores, 2 four-page conductor scores, 1 one-page piano conductor score and 37 parts in Db Major concert, and 1 three-page piano conductor score, 1 twenty-one-page conductor score and 16 parts in Bb Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, BS, Whaley, Sumner, Catsiff, other?).
Folder A contains parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts in F Major for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 2, tenor 4, baritone; 4 trumpets - 1 (2), 2 3, 4; 2 trombones - 1, 3. Part in Eb Major for 1 reed - alto 2. -- (ii) Partsin C Major for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 2, tenor 1, tenor 2, baritone; 3 trumpets- Ray, Cook, Terry; 3 trombones - Britt, John, Butter; bass.
Folder B contains items in 3 groupings -- (i) 1 published two page piano vocal score. Lyrics begin "You left me a horse from Texas, A house with installments due ...". -- (ii) Parts in F Major for 5 reeds - alto 1 (2), alto 2, tenor 1 (2), tenor 2 (2), baritone; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 4 (2); 3 trombones - 1 (2), 2 (2), 3 (2); bass (2). -- (iii) Parts in Db Major for 5 trumpets - Scad, Rex, Taft, Ray, Cat; 2 trombones - Jones (2), Brown; guitar.
Folder C contains 1 one page short score. Score indicates parts for saxes, baritone, trumpets.
Folder D contains parts in Eb Major for 3 reeds - Johnny (2), Paul (2), Carney (2); 1 trumpet - Nance (2); trombone; bass (2).
Folder E contains 1 one page short score. Score indicates parts for Otto, saxes, baritone.
Folder F contains items in 2 groupings -- (i) 3 one page short scores. 1 score indicates parts for Tricky, Brown. Remaining scores do not indicate instrumentation. Scores appear incomplete. 1 one page piano conductor score. Score does not indicate instrumentation and appears incomplete. Parts in Db Major for 2 reeds - Sears, Carney; 2 trumpets - Ray, Rex; 2 trombones - Brown, Tricky; 1 unidentified instrument (guitar?). -- (ii) Parts in Db Major for 3 reeds - Jimmy, Sears (2), Carney (2); 1 trumpet - Scad (2); 3 trombones - Brown, Tricky, 3; bass.
Folder G contains 2 four page conductor scores and parts in Db Major. 1 score indicates parts for 4 saxes - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 2 trombones - 1, 2; guitar; bass; drums. 1 score indicates parts for 5 saxes -1, 2, 3, 4, baritone; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 2 trombones - 1, 2; bass; banjo. Parts for 5 reeds - Johnny, Otto, Jimmy (2), Al, Carney; 4 trumpets - Scad, Ray Rex, Taft.
Folder H contains 1 conductor score, 1 piano conductor score and16 parts in Bb Major, and 1 conductor score in F Major. Conductor score in Bb Major indicates parts for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 2, tenor 4, baritone;3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; drums; 3 violins - A, B, C; bass; guitar; piano. Piano conductor score indicates parts for tenor, saxes, trumpets. Parts for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 2, tenor 4, baritone; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass; drums; guitar, 4 violins - A/B C/D. Conductor score in F Major indicates parts for 4 reeds - clarinet 1, clarinet 2, clarinet 3, bass clarinet; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 2 trombones; drums guitar; piano; 3 violins - A, B, C; bass.
Folder I contains 1 published piano vocal score identical to that in Folder B.
Folder J contains 1 one page short score in Db Major. Short score indicates parts for alto, sax, baritone, Taft. Short score appears incomplete.
Folders A, B, groupings i & iii, C, E, F (except Carney's parts) G, H, I, J from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
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