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Satin doll [music]

Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974 (co composer)  Search this
Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas), 1915-1967 (co composer)  Search this
Lyricist:
Mercer, Johnny, 1909-1976  Search this
Arranger:
Nelson, Oliver  Search this
Jackson, J. Calvin  Search this
Collection Creator:
Boatwright, Ruth Ellington, 1914-2004  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (photocopy, 37 cm.)
74 Items (photocopies, 33 cm.)
1 Item (holograph, 32 cm.)
81 Items (copy scores, 32 cm.)
11 Items (manuscripts, 32 cm.)
27 Items (photocopies, 32 cm.)
1 Item (copy score, 32 cm.)
2 Items (holographs, 29 cm.)
13 Items (photocopies, 28 cm.)
29 Items (published sheet music, 28 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Parts (musical)
Piano vocal scores
Short scores
Lead sheet
Conductor scores
Piano conductor scores
Manuscripts
Date:
1964
Scope and Contents:
Satin doll is contained in sixteen folders consisting of 1 part in G Major concert, 2 seven-page conductor scores, 1 fourteen-page conductor score, 1 one-page conductor score, 1 three-page short score, 1 one-page short score, 1 four-page score, 2 published four-page piano conductor scores, 1 two-page piano conductor score, 1 published three-page piano vocal score, 2 published two-page piano vocal scores, 1 two-page piano vocal score, 1 published one-page piano vocal score, 1 lead sheet, 25 published parts and 183 parts in C Major concert, 6 parts in F Major concert, 10 parts in Bb Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, BS, ME, Whaley, Sanders, Jones, Tizol, Moten, Henderson, others?)
Folder A contains parts in C Major for 2 violins - A (2), B (2); 2 cellos - 1, 2.
Folder B contains parts in C Major for 15 reeds - flute 1, flute 2, flute 3, flute 4, oboe 1, oboe 2, oboe 3, oboe 4, clarinet 1, clarinet 2, clarinet 3, bass clarinet, basson 1, basson 2, contrabassoon; 5 horns -, 2, 3, 4, 5; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; tuba; drums; vibes (4); harp (2); piano (2).
Folder C contains parts in C Major for 3 violins - A (8), B (8), C (8); viola (6); cello (9); bass (7).
Folder D contains items in 3 trombones - 1, 2, (2), 3 (2); bass. -- (ii) Parts in c Major for 2 reeds - tenor, baritone (2); 2 trumpets - 92), 3 92); trombone. Parts appear to reflect different arrangements of the peice. -- (iii) One page piano vocall score in C major, lead sheet in C Major, parts in Bb mMajor and part in g Major. Piano vocal score lyrics begin "Cigarette holder which wigs me ...". Score appears incomplete. Lead sheet for unidentified treble instrument. Parts in Bb Major for 3 trumpets - 1 (2), 2, 3. Part in G Major for 1 trumpet - 1.
Folder E contains Three page short score and part in C Major. Short score indicates part for bass. Part for 1 trumpet - Herb.
Folder F contains parts in C Major for 5 reeds - alto 1 (2), alto 2 (2), tenor 1 (2), tenor 2, Baritone (2); 2 trumpets - 2 (2), 4; 4 trombones - 1 (2), 2, 3 (2), 4 (2).
Folder G contains parts in f Major for 5 reeds - alto 1, clarinet, tenor , tenor 4, baritone; 1 trumpet - 1. A full set of parts in f Major was apparently intended. This folder contains severalsheets marked with instrumentation and key signatures, but no music is notated.
Folder H contains 2 seven page conductor scores in C Major. Scores indicated parts for voices - soprano, alto, tennor, baritone, bass. Lyrics begin as above. Scores appear incomplete.
Folder I contains three page piano vocal score in Db Major and one page short score in C Major. Piano vocal score lyrics begin as above. Short score does not indicate instrumentation and appears incomplete.
Folder J contains fourteen page conductor score in C Major. Score indicates parts for 3 flutes, 3 oboes, 4 clarinets, 3 bassoons, 5 horns, 4 trumpets, 3 oboes, 4 clarinets, 3 bassons, 5 horns, 4 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, vibes, harp, piano, 3 violins, viola, cello, bass.
Folder K contains parts in 3 groupings --(i) Parts in C Major for trumpet; 1 trombone - 1. -- (ii) part in C Major (?) for drums. -- (iii) Parts in Bb Major for 2 reeds - alto, baritone; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass.
Folder L contains parts in C Major for a trombone - 1; bass.
Folder M contains parts in C Major in 9 groupings -- (i) Part for unidenfified bass instrument (trombone?). -- (ii) Parts for 5 reeds - Pro, Rick, Hamilton, paul, Carney; 3 trumpets - Terry, unidentified, Nance; 1 trombone - 1. -- (iii) Parts for 2 trombones - Butter, Tizol. -- (iv) Part for 1 reed - baritone. -- (v) Parts for 1 reed - Carnet; 2 trumpets - trumpet, Cat; 2 trombones - 1, Tizol. --(vi) Part for 1 trumpet - Nat. -- (vii) Pats for 2 reeds - alto (2), tenor; 2 trumpets - trumpet, bass trumpet; trombone. -- (viii) Parts for 2 reed - alto (2), tenor, baritone (2); 2 trumpets - trumpet, bass trumpet; bass. -- (ix) parts for unidentified Bb transposing instrument (trumpet?) - 1,2; 2 trombones - Britt, Butter.
Folder N contains one page conductor score in C Major and published piano vocal scores. Conductor score indicates parts for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 2, tenor 4, baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass. Score appears incomplete. Piano vocal score lyrics begin as above.
Folder O contains published piano conductor scores and published parts in C Major. Piano conductor scores do not indicate instrumentation. Scores include lyrics. Lyrics begin as above. Parts for 5 reeds - alto 1, also3/tenor 4 (2), tenor 2, baritone, baritone/trombone 3; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3/4, 4; 2 trombones - 2 (2), 3; 2 violins - A/B (2), C; bass (2); drums; guitar. Some parts are noted 2 parts per sheet. -- (ii) Parts for 2 reeds - also 1, tenor 2; 1 trumpet - 1; 1 trombone - 1 (2).
Folder P contains two-page piano conductor score, two-page piano vocal score, four-page short score and part in C Major concert. Piano conductor score does not indicate instrumentation. Piano vocal score lyrics begin as above. Piano vocal score appears incomplete. Short score indicates part for trumpet. Short score appears incomplete. Part for drums. All items except Folder D, folder F, piano vocal score in folder I, folder L, and Folder M, grouping viii from the Duke Ellington library.
Biographical / Historical:
Piano vocal score in Folder I from the Presentation Album, Vol. F. Remaining items from the Marcer Ellington Library. There appear to be numbers from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 20, 75.
General:
One-page conductor score in Folder N (photocopy) is originally noted on the verso of "Come Sunday." A part for "in the mellow tone" is noted on the verso of a part in folder D, grouping ii. A lead sheet for "s'bout time" is noted on the bottom of the lead sheet in folder D, grouping iii. 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.
Publication:
New York, N.Y., Tempo Music, Inc., 1964
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves. Copyright restrictions. Contact staff for information. Only reference copies of audiovisual materials are available for use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Music  Search this
Genre/Form:
Parts (musical)
Piano vocal scores
Short scores
Lead sheet
Conductor scores
Piano conductor scores
Manuscripts -- Music -- 20th century
Collection Citation:
Ruth Ellington Collection, 1923-1992, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Ruth Ellington Collection of Duke Ellington Materials
Ruth Ellington Collection of Duke Ellington Materials / Series 1: Music Manuscripts, Scripts, and Compositional Materials / 1.1: Music Manuscripts / Satin Doll
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0415-ref3829

Satin doll [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas), 1915-1967  Search this
Lyricist:
Mercer, Johnny, 1909-1976  Search this
Collection Creator:
Boatwright, Ruth Ellington, 1914-2004  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm.)
1 Item (part (photocopy), 32 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Holographs
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Piano vocal scores
Manuscripts
Scope and Contents:
1 part and 1 score.
Satin doll is contained in one folder consisting of 1 two page piano vocal score and 1 part in C Major concert -- in pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (BS, other?).
Piano vocal score does not include lyrics. Part for trumpet. -- from the Ruth Ellington Collection.
General:
Handwriting and other details have been reported based on the notes of David Berger, Andrew Homzy, Dr. Theodore Hudson, Walter van de Leur, Wayne Shirley, and Dr. Mark Tucker.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves. Copyright restrictions. Contact staff for information. Only reference copies of audiovisual materials are available for use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Music -- United States -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Holographs
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Piano vocal scores
Manuscripts -- Music -- 20th century
Collection Citation:
Ruth Ellington Collection, 1923-1992, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Ruth Ellington Collection of Duke Ellington Materials
Ruth Ellington Collection of Duke Ellington Materials / Series 1: Music Manuscripts, Scripts, and Compositional Materials / 1.1: Music Manuscripts / Satin Doll
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0415-ref3942

Jazz and Big Band Collection

Creator:
Morrow, Buddy  Search this
Mooney, Art  Search this
Timbrell, Tiny, 1917-1992  Search this
Stacy, Jess, 1904-1995  Search this
Wilson, Teddy, 1912-1986  Search this
Glen Gray Band  Search this
Gabler, Milt  Search this
Fields, Shep  Search this
Dick Jurgens  Search this
James, Harry  Search this
Horace Heidt  Search this
Lombardo, Guy  Search this
Kay Kyser  Search this
Duchin, Eddy, 1909-1951  Search this
Goodman, Benny (Benjamin David), 1909-1986  Search this
McIntyre, Hal, -1959  Search this
Krupa, Gene, 1909-1973  Search this
Barron, Blue, 1912-2005  Search this
Elman, Ziggy  Search this
Cohasco, Inc.  Search this
Cugat, Xavier, 1900-1990  Search this
Names:
Anthony, Ray, 1922-  Search this
Armstrong, Louis, 1900-1971  Search this
Barnet, Charlie  Search this
Beneke, Tex  Search this
Brown, Les, 1912-2001  Search this
Brubeck, Dave  Search this
Calloway, Cab, 1907-  Search this
Christy, June, 1925-  Search this
Cole, Nat King, 1917-1965  Search this
Dorsey, Tommy, 1905-1956  Search this
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Fitzgerald, Ella  Search this
Frankie Laine  Search this
Garner, Erroll  Search this
Getz, Stan, 1927-1991  Search this
Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-1993  Search this
Gray, Glen, 1906-1963  Search this
Henderson, Fletcher, 1897-1952  Search this
Herman, Woody, 1913-1987  Search this
Jordan, Louis, 1908-1975  Search this
Kaye, Sammy, 1910-1987  Search this
Kenton, Stan  Search this
Lee, Peggy  Search this
Lopez, Vincent, 1894-1975  Search this
Lunceford, Jimmie  Search this
MacRae, Gordon  Search this
Martin, Freddy, 1906-1983  Search this
May, Billy  Search this
Mercer, Johnny, 1909-1976  Search this
Miller, Glenn  Search this
Monroe, Vaughn, 1911-1973  Search this
Mulligan, Gerry  Search this
Norvo, Red  Search this
Page, Patti  Search this
Ray McKinley  Search this
Rich, Buddy  Search this
Shaw, Artie, 1910-2004  Search this
Shore, Dinah, 1917-1994  Search this
Sinatra, Frank, 1915-1998  Search this
Spivak, Charlie  Search this
Vallée, Rudy, 1901-1986  Search this
Vaughan, Sarah, 1924-1990  Search this
Waring, Fred, 1900-1984  Search this
Webb, Chick, 1909-1939  Search this
Weems, Ted  Search this
Welk, Lawrence, 1903-1992  Search this
Whiteman, Paul, 1890-1967  Search this
Whiting, Margaret  Search this
Extent:
1.5 Cubic feet (1 box, 1 map folder)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Contracts
Postcards
Posters
Publicity photographs
Programs
Menus
Magazines (periodicals)
Tickets
Matchcovers
Motion picture stills
Handbills
Signatures (names)
Sheet music
Date:
1927 - 1966
Scope and Contents:
The collection consists of 235 pieces of music ephemera assembled by an anonymous California musicologist over several decades. The contents include such things as concert ticket stubs; show programs; handbills; publicity stills; record store posters; nightclub souvenirs; autographs; contracts, lobby cards; movie stills; postcards; fan and record industry magazines; sheet music; an oversize RKO theatre owners' advertising book for the 1942 sensation "Syncopation," starring Charlie Barnet, Benny Goodman, Harry James, Gene Krupa, et al; and miscellany such as matchbook covers and novelty promotional pieces. There are just a few letters in the collection. The collection contains materials representing both bands and band members, and individual artists. In many cases, there are only one or a few relevant items. Persons and acts represented include: Ray Anthony, Louis Armstrong, Charlie Barnet, Tex Beneke, Les Brown, Dave Brubeck, Cab Calloway, June Christy, Nat King Cole, Tommy Dorsey, Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Erroll Garner, Stan Getz, Dizzy Gillespie, Benny Goodman, Glen Gray, Fletcher Henderson, Woody Herman, Harry James, Louis Jordan, Sammy Kaye, Stan Kenton, Gene Krupa, Kay Kyser, Frankie Laine, Peggy Lee, Guy Lombardo, Vincent Lopez, Jimmy Lunceford, Gordon MacRae, Freddy Martin, Billy May, Johnny Mercer, Glenn Miller, Vaughn Monroe, Gerry Mulligan, Red Norvo, Patti Page, Buddy Rich, Artie Shaw, Dinah Shore, Frank Sinatra, Charlie Spivak, Rudy Vallee, Sarah Vaughan, Fred Waring, Chick Webb, Ted Weems, Lawrence Welk, Paul Whiteman, Margaret Whiting, and Benny Goodman. In other cases, the collection contains an item or items (such as menus) that have been autographed. The collection contains autographs or autographed items for the following: Gene Krupa, Jess Stacy, Teddy Wilson, Blue Barron, Eddie Duchin, Shep Fields, Ziggy Elman, Glen Gray Band, Milt Gabler, Horace Heidt, Dick Jurgens, Kay Kyser, Guy Lombardo, Xavier Cugat, Hal McIntyre, Art Mooney, Buddy Morrow, Harry James and "Tiny" Timbrell.
Arrangement:
: 1 series.
Provenance:
Cohasco, Inc.,Purchase.,2016,ACNMAH 1388; Nonacc. No. pending.
Restrictions:
UNPROCESSED COLLECTION.
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.,Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Jazz musicians -- United States  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Music -- 20th century  Search this
Big band music  Search this
Jazz  Search this
Genre/Form:
Contracts
Postcards
Posters
Publicity photographs
Programs -- Concerts
Menus
Magazines (periodicals)
Tickets
Matchcovers
Motion picture stills
Handbills
Signatures (names)
Sheet music
Citation:
Jazz and Big Band Collection, 1927-1966, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1388
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1388
Online Media:

Jazz and Big Band Collection

Creator:
Morrow, Buddy  Search this
Mooney, Art  Search this
Timbrell, Tiny, 1917-1992  Search this
Stacy, Jess, 1904-1995  Search this
Wilson, Teddy, 1912-1986  Search this
Glen Gray Band  Search this
Gabler, Milt  Search this
Fields, Shep  Search this
Dick Jurgens  Search this
James, Harry  Search this
Horace Heidt  Search this
Lombardo, Guy  Search this
Kay Kyser  Search this
Duchin, Eddy, 1909-1951  Search this
Goodman, Benny (Benjamin David), 1909-1986  Search this
McIntyre, Hal, -1959  Search this
Krupa, Gene, 1909-1973  Search this
Barron, Blue, 1912-2005  Search this
Elman, Ziggy  Search this
Cohasco, Inc.  Search this
Cugat, Xavier, 1900-1990  Search this
Names:
Anthony, Ray, 1922-  Search this
Armstrong, Louis, 1900-1971  Search this
Barnet, Charlie  Search this
Beneke, Tex  Search this
Brown, Les, 1912-2001  Search this
Brubeck, Dave  Search this
Calloway, Cab, 1907-  Search this
Christy, June, 1925-  Search this
Cole, Nat King, 1917-1965  Search this
Dorsey, Tommy, 1905-1956  Search this
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Fitzgerald, Ella  Search this
Frankie Laine  Search this
Garner, Erroll  Search this
Getz, Stan, 1927-1991  Search this
Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-1993  Search this
Gray, Glen, 1906-1963  Search this
Henderson, Fletcher, 1897-1952  Search this
Herman, Woody, 1913-1987  Search this
Jordan, Louis, 1908-1975  Search this
Kaye, Sammy, 1910-1987  Search this
Kenton, Stan  Search this
Lee, Peggy  Search this
Lopez, Vincent, 1894-1975  Search this
Lunceford, Jimmie  Search this
MacRae, Gordon  Search this
Martin, Freddy, 1906-1983  Search this
May, Billy  Search this
Mercer, Johnny, 1909-1976  Search this
Miller, Glenn  Search this
Monroe, Vaughn, 1911-1973  Search this
Mulligan, Gerry  Search this
Norvo, Red  Search this
Page, Patti  Search this
Ray McKinley  Search this
Rich, Buddy  Search this
Shaw, Artie, 1910-2004  Search this
Shore, Dinah, 1917-1994  Search this
Sinatra, Frank, 1915-1998  Search this
Spivak, Charlie  Search this
Vallée, Rudy, 1901-1986  Search this
Vaughan, Sarah, 1924-1990  Search this
Waring, Fred, 1900-1984  Search this
Webb, Chick, 1909-1939  Search this
Weems, Ted  Search this
Welk, Lawrence, 1903-1992  Search this
Whiteman, Paul, 1890-1967  Search this
Whiting, Margaret  Search this
Extent:
1.5 Cubic feet (1 box, 1 map folder)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Contracts
Postcards
Posters
Publicity photographs
Programs
Menus
Magazines (periodicals)
Tickets
Matchcovers
Motion picture stills
Handbills
Signatures (names)
Sheet music
Date:
1927 - 1966
Scope and Contents:
The collection consists of 235 pieces of music ephemera assembled by an anonymous California musicologist over several decades. The contents include such things as concert ticket stubs; show programs; handbills; publicity stills; record store posters; nightclub souvenirs; autographs; contracts, lobby cards; movie stills; postcards; fan and record industry magazines; sheet music; an oversize RKO theatre owners' advertising book for the 1942 sensation "Syncopation," starring Charlie Barnet, Benny Goodman, Harry James, Gene Krupa, et al; and miscellany such as matchbook covers and novelty promotional pieces. There are just a few letters in the collection. The collection contains materials representing both bands and band members, and individual artists. In many cases, there are only one or a few relevant items. Persons and acts represented include: Ray Anthony, Louis Armstrong, Charlie Barnet, Tex Beneke, Les Brown, Dave Brubeck, Cab Calloway, June Christy, Nat King Cole, Tommy Dorsey, Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Erroll Garner, Stan Getz, Dizzy Gillespie, Benny Goodman, Glen Gray, Fletcher Henderson, Woody Herman, Harry James, Louis Jordan, Sammy Kaye, Stan Kenton, Gene Krupa, Kay Kyser, Frankie Laine, Peggy Lee, Guy Lombardo, Vincent Lopez, Jimmy Lunceford, Gordon MacRae, Freddy Martin, Billy May, Johnny Mercer, Glenn Miller, Vaughn Monroe, Gerry Mulligan, Red Norvo, Patti Page, Buddy Rich, Artie Shaw, Dinah Shore, Frank Sinatra, Charlie Spivak, Rudy Vallee, Sarah Vaughan, Fred Waring, Chick Webb, Ted Weems, Lawrence Welk, Paul Whiteman, Margaret Whiting, and Benny Goodman. In other cases, the collection contains an item or items (such as menus) that have been autographed. The collection contains autographs or autographed items for the following: Gene Krupa, Jess Stacy, Teddy Wilson, Blue Barron, Eddie Duchin, Shep Fields, Ziggy Elman, Glen Gray Band, Milt Gabler, Horace Heidt, Dick Jurgens, Kay Kyser, Guy Lombardo, Xavier Cugat, Hal McIntyre, Art Mooney, Buddy Morrow, Harry James and "Tiny" Timbrell.
Arrangement:
: 1 series.
Provenance:
Cohasco, Inc.,Purchase.,2016,ACNMAH 1388; Nonacc. No. pending.
Restrictions:
UNPROCESSED COLLECTION.
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.,Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Jazz musicians -- United States  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Music -- 20th century  Search this
Big band music  Search this
Jazz  Search this
Genre/Form:
Contracts
Postcards
Posters
Publicity photographs
Programs -- Concerts
Menus
Magazines (periodicals)
Tickets
Matchcovers
Motion picture stills
Handbills
Signatures (names)
Sheet music
Citation:
Jazz and Big Band Collection, 1927-1966, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah
Online Media:

And so to bed [music]

Composer:
Dolan, Robert Emmett  Search this
Lyricist:
Mercer, Johnny, 1909-1976  Search this
Collection Collector:
Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (conductor score, 31 cm.)
12 Items (copy scores, 31 cm.)
Container:
Box 20, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Scope and Contents:
see Subseries 1E
12 parts and 1 score
And so to bed is contained in one folder consisting of a full conductor score -- in pencil -- in concert C and 12 parts -- in ink -- key of F Major concert -- in unidentified hand.
parts for flute, clarinets 1 & 2, trumpet, horn, violins 1, 2, & 3, viola, cello, bass, and piano.
General:
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.
Condition: fair.
Unsigned Strayhorn composition.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Copyright restrictions. Consult the Archives Center at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.

Paul Ellington, executor, is represented by:

Richard J.J. Scarola, Scarola Ellis LLP, 888 Seventh Avenue, 45th Floor, New York, New York 10106. Telephone (212) 757-0007 x 235; Fax (212) 757-0469; email: rjjs@selaw.com; www.selaw.com; www.ourlawfirm.com.
Topic:
Music -- United States -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Collection Citation:
Duke Ellington Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection
Duke Ellington Collection / Series 1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1.2: A Titles
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0301-ref37219

Arthur Murray taught me dancing in a hurry [music]

Composer:
Schertzinger, Victor  Search this
Lyricist:
Mercer, Johnny, 1909-1976  Search this
Collection Collector:
Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Extent:
11 Items (copy scores, 31 cm.)
1 Item (conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 30 cm.)
Container:
Box 22, Folder 12
Type:
Archival materials
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
Date:
1942
Scope and Contents:
see also oversize
10 parts and 1 score
Arthur Murray taught me dancing in a hurry is contained in two folders consisting of 1 nine page score in G Major concert, 10 parts in Ab Major concert, and a published sheet in C Major -- in pencil. -- in unidentified hands (BS, Whaley?).
Folder A contains score for 5 saxes - 1, 2, 3, 4 and baritone; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 3 trombones - 1, 2, unidentified; guitar, bass.
Folder B contains parts for Chauncey, Otto, Carney, Wallace, Ray, Rex, Brown, Tizol, Tricky, Guy. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
Biographical / Historical:
copyright 1942, Shapiro. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book on the score: 137.
General:
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. Folder B -- 19p.
Publication:
New York, NY, Famous Music Corporation, 1942
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Copyright restrictions. Consult the Archives Center at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.

Paul Ellington, executor, is represented by:

Richard J.J. Scarola, Scarola Ellis LLP, 888 Seventh Avenue, 45th Floor, New York, New York 10106. Telephone (212) 757-0007 x 235; Fax (212) 757-0469; email: rjjs@selaw.com; www.selaw.com; www.ourlawfirm.com.
Topic:
Music -- United States -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
Collection Citation:
Duke Ellington Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection
Duke Ellington Collection / Series 1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1.2: A Titles
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0301-ref37306

Blues in the night [music]

Composer:
Arlen, Harold  Search this
Lyricist:
Mercer, Johnny, 1909-1976  Search this
Collection Collector:
Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Extent:
5 Items (manuscripts, 32 cm.)
1 Item (part (photocopy), 28 cm.)
14 Items (copy scores, 32 cm.)
1 Item (conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 30 cm.)
4 Items (conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 28 cm.)
1 Item (mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 31 cm.)
2 Items (mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm.)
1 Item (manuscript, 30 cm.)
Container:
Box 57, Folder 20-23
Type:
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Holographs
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Piano conductor scores
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
Short scores
Date:
1941
Scope and Contents:
16 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Blues in the night is contained in four folders consisting of 13 scores and 16 parts in Ab, Db, Bb, D, and E Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, BS, Whaley?).
Folder A contains 1 two page piano conductor score, 1 four page short score, 1 three page short score, 1 five page conductor score, 1 one page piano conductor score and 1 five page short score in Ab Major concert, and 1 four page short score in Db Major concert. Five page conductor score indicates parts for alto; 2 trumpets - 1, 2; trombone; bass. Five page short score indicates parts for Rab, Otto, clarinet, Carney; trumpet; Tricky, Brown, Tizol. Remaining scores do not indicate instrumentation. One page piano conductor score appears to be incomplete.
Folder B contains 1 four page published piano conductor score and 3 published parts in Bb Major concert. Score does not indicate instrumentation. Parts for alto 1; drums; guitar.
Folder C contains 1 eight page conductor score in D Major concert, 1 one page conductor score in Ab Major concert, 1 four page short score in an unknown key, and 1 four page published piano vocal score in Bb Major concert. Eight page score indicates parts for sax, baritone; trumpets; trombones; bass; voice. One page score does not indicate instrumentation and appears incomplete. Four page short score indicates parts for sax, baritone; trumpets; trombone. Short score is untitled and relationship to other items is unclear.
Folder D contains 1 one page short score and 13 parts in E Major concert. Short score (photocopy) is for last chords only. Short score indicates parts for clarinet, alto, Paul. Parts for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 1, tenor 2, baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
Biographical / Historical:
There appear to be numbers from the Duke Ellington Band Book on some of the items: 203, 121.
General:
Clarinet part for Fancy Dan, and trombone 2 and bass parts for Sunnyside appear on the verso of three page short score in Folder A. Short score in Folder D (photocopy) originally noted on the verso of Stormy weather. 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, torn.
Other Title:
My mama done tol' me.
Publication:
New York, NY, Remick Music Corporation, 1941
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

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Paul Ellington, executor, is represented by:

Richard J.J. Scarola, Scarola Ellis LLP, 888 Seventh Avenue, 45th Floor, New York, New York 10106. Telephone (212) 757-0007 x 235; Fax (212) 757-0469; email: rjjs@selaw.com; www.selaw.com; www.ourlawfirm.com.
Topic:
Music -- United States -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts -- Music -- 20th century
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Holographs
Holographs
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Piano conductor scores
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
Short scores
Collection Citation:
Duke Ellington Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Duke Ellington Collection / Series 1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1.3: B Titles
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ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0301-ref38057

Come rain or shine [music]

Composer:
Arlen, Harold  Search this
Lyricist:
Mercer, Johnny, 1909-1976  Search this
Collection Collector:
Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm.)
8 Items (copy scores, 32 cm.)
4 Items (manuscripts, 32 cm.)
Container:
Box 79, Folder 7
Type:
Archival materials
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Piano conductor scores
Short scores
Scope and Contents:
see also Subseries 1.3
7 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Come rain or shine is contained in one folder consisting of 1 five page short score in Ab Major concert, 1 two page piano conductor score in C Major concert, 1 two page piano conductor score, 1 three page piano conductor score and 1 part in Bb Major concert, and 1 six page conductor score, 1 four page short score and 6 parts in Db Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (BS, Whaley?).
Five page short score in Ab indicates parts for vocals, reeds, baritone, trumpets, trombones. Six page conductor score in Db does not indicate parts. Score includes lyrics. Lyrics begin "I'm gonna love you ...". Two page piano conductor score in C does not indicate parts. Two page piano conductor score in Bb indicates parts for baritone, trumpets, trombones. Four page short score in Db indicates parts for sax, baritone, trumpets, trombones. Three page piano conductor score in Bb does not indicate parts. Parts in Db for 4 voices - soprano, alto, tenor, bass; 1 trumpet - Cat; piano. Part in Bb for piano. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
Biographical / Historical:
Statement of responsibility taken from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro.
General:
An untitled part for trumpet is noted on the verso of the two page piano conductor score in C Major concert. 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.
Unsigned Strayhorn composition.
Other Title:
Rain or shine.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Copyright restrictions. Consult the Archives Center at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.

Paul Ellington, executor, is represented by:

Richard J.J. Scarola, Scarola Ellis LLP, 888 Seventh Avenue, 45th Floor, New York, New York 10106. Telephone (212) 757-0007 x 235; Fax (212) 757-0469; email: rjjs@selaw.com; www.selaw.com; www.ourlawfirm.com.
Topic:
Music -- United States -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Piano conductor scores
Short scores
Collection Citation:
Duke Ellington Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Duke Ellington Collection / Series 1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1.4: C
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0301-ref38668

Day in day out [music]

Composer:
Bloom, Rube, 1902-1976  Search this
Lyricist:
Mercer, Johnny, 1909-1976  Search this
Collection Collector:
Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Extent:
11 Items (mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm.)
22 Items (copy scores, 32 cm.)
Container:
Box 90, Folder 13-15
Type:
Archival materials
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Short scores
Scope and Contents:
32 parts and 1 score
Day in day out is contained in three folders consisting of 1 six page short score and 23 parts in G Major concert, 3 parts in Eb Major concert, and 6 parts in Bb Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (BS, Mullins, Whaley, other?).
Folder A contains short score. Short score indicates parts for Otto, Rab, Sears, 4 trumpets, Brown.
Folder B contains parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts in Eb Major for 2 reeds - Procope, Gonsalves; 1 trumpet - Andres. -- (ii) Parts in G Major for 2 reeds - Barney, Carney; 4 trumpets - Cooty, Wallace, Mullins, Rex; 2 trombones - Brown, Tricky; 1 unidentified bass instrument (bass?); 1 guitar - Guy.
Folder C contains parts in 2 groupings - (i) Parts in G Major for 5 reeds - Toby, Rab, Jimmie, Sears, Carney; 4 trumpets - Cat, Scad, Taft, Rex; 2 trombones - Jones, Wilbur; bass; guitar. -- (ii) Parts in Bb Major for 1 reed - tenor 4; 3 trumpets - 1, 3, 4; 2 trombones - 1, 3. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
Biographical / Historical:
Statement of resposnsibility taken from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro.
General:
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.
Unsigned Strayhorn composition.
Other Title:
In out day.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Copyright restrictions. Consult the Archives Center at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.

Paul Ellington, executor, is represented by:

Richard J.J. Scarola, Scarola Ellis LLP, 888 Seventh Avenue, 45th Floor, New York, New York 10106. Telephone (212) 757-0007 x 235; Fax (212) 757-0469; email: rjjs@selaw.com; www.selaw.com; www.ourlawfirm.com.
Topic:
Music -- United States -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Short scores
Collection Citation:
Duke Ellington Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Duke Ellington Collection
Duke Ellington Collection / Series 1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1.5: D
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ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0301-ref38965

Days of wine and roses [music]

Composer:
Mancini, Henry  Search this
Lyricist:
Mercer, Johnny, 1909-1976  Search this
Collection Collector:
Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm.)
35 Items (copy scores, 32 cm.)
2 Items (parts (photocopies), 32 cm.)
Container:
Box 92, Folder 1-2
Type:
Archival materials
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Short scores
Scope and Contents:
see also Subseries 1.3
37 parts and 1 score
Days of wine and roses is contained in two folders consisting of 1 three page short score and 14 parts in Eb Major concert, 9 parts in Db Major concert, and 14 parts in Bb Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (BS, Whaley, Henderson, others?).
Folder A contains short score and 13 parts in Eb Major. Short score indicates parts for sax, Chuck. Parts for 3 reeds - alto 3, tenor 2, baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3 (2), 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2 (2), 3; bass.
Folder B contains parts in 5 groupings -- (i) Part in Eb Major for 1 reed - alto 1. -- (ii) Parts in Db Major for 1 reed - Carney; 1 trumpet - Cat; 1 trombone - Tricky. -- (iii) Parts in Db Major for 1 reed - Ben; 2 trumpets - Wally, Rex. -- (iv) Parts in Db Major for 1 trumpet - Taft; 1 trombone - Jones; guitar. -- (v) Parts in Bb Major for 4 reeds - Pro, Paul, Jimmy, Carney; 5 trumpets - Cat, Cook, Rick, Terry, Nance; 3 trombones - Jackson, Britt, trombone 2; bass; drums. -- All items except trumpet 2 and trombone 3 parts from Folder A from the Duke Ellington Library.
Biographical / Historical:
Remaining parts from the Mercer Ellington Library. Statement of responsibility taken from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro. There appear to be numbers from the Duke Ellington Library: 121, 170, 24.
General:
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.
Unsigned Strayhorn composition.
Other Title:
W & R.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Copyright restrictions. Consult the Archives Center at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.

Paul Ellington, executor, is represented by:

Richard J.J. Scarola, Scarola Ellis LLP, 888 Seventh Avenue, 45th Floor, New York, New York 10106. Telephone (212) 757-0007 x 235; Fax (212) 757-0469; email: rjjs@selaw.com; www.selaw.com; www.ourlawfirm.com.
Topic:
Music -- United States -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Short scores
Collection Citation:
Duke Ellington Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection
Duke Ellington Collection / Series 1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1.5: D
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0301-ref38970

Early autumn [music]

Composer:
Burns, Ralph  Search this
Herman, Woody  Search this
Lyricist:
Mercer, Johnny, 1909-1976  Search this
Collection Collector:
Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Extent:
3 Items (copy scores, 32 cm.)
Container:
Box 109, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Scope and Contents:
see also Subseries 1.3
3 parts
Early autumn is contained in one folder consisting of 3 parts in C Major concert (?) -- in ink -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Parts for 1 reed - tenor; 2 trombones - 1, 2. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
Biographical / Historical:
Statement of responsibility taken from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro.
General:
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.
Unsigned Strayhorn composition.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Copyright restrictions. Consult the Archives Center at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.

Paul Ellington, executor, is represented by:

Richard J.J. Scarola, Scarola Ellis LLP, 888 Seventh Avenue, 45th Floor, New York, New York 10106. Telephone (212) 757-0007 x 235; Fax (212) 757-0469; email: rjjs@selaw.com; www.selaw.com; www.ourlawfirm.com.
Topic:
Music -- United States -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Collection Citation:
Duke Ellington Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Duke Ellington Collection
Duke Ellington Collection / Series 1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1.6: E
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0301-ref39366

G. I. jive [music]

Composer:
Mercer, Johnny, 1909-1976  Search this
Arranger:
Alexander, Van  Search this
Collection Collector:
Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Extent:
9 Items (copy scores, 32 cm.)
1 Item (conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 cm.)
15 Items (conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 27 cm.)
Container:
Box 126, Folder 4-6
Type:
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Copy scores
Music
Parts (musical)
Piano vocal scores
Sheet music
Date:
1943
Scope and Contents:
see also Subseries 1.3
24 parts and 1 score.
G. I. jive is contained in two folders consisting of 1 two-page published piano vocal score and 24 parts in C Major concert -- in ink -- in unidentified hand.
Folder A contains parts for 3 reeds - alto 3, tenor 4, baritone; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3.
Folder B contains piano vocal score and published parts. Piano vocal score lyrics begin "This is the G. I. jive, man alive ...". Parts for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 2, tenor 4, baritone 5; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 2 trombones - 1, 2; violin 1; bass; drums; guitar; piano. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
Biographical / Historical:
There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 322.
General:
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.
Publication:
New York, N.Y., Capitol Songs, Inc., 1943
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Copyright restrictions. Consult the Archives Center at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.

Paul Ellington, executor, is represented by:

Richard J.J. Scarola, Scarola Ellis LLP, 888 Seventh Avenue, 45th Floor, New York, New York 10106. Telephone (212) 757-0007 x 235; Fax (212) 757-0469; email: rjjs@selaw.com; www.selaw.com; www.ourlawfirm.com.
Topic:
Music -- United States -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts -- Music -- 20th century
Copy scores
Music
Parts (musical)
Piano vocal scores
Sheet music -- 20th century
Collection Citation:
Duke Ellington Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection
Duke Ellington Collection / Series 1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1.8: G
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0301-ref39892

Laura [music]

Composer:
Raskin, David  Search this
Lyricist:
Mercer, Johnny, 1909-1976  Search this
Collection Collector:
Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm.)
9 Items (copy scores, 32 cm.)
8 Items (parts (photocopies), 32 cm.)
2 Items (manuscripts, 32 cm.)
6 Items (parts (photocopies), 28 cm.)
Container:
Box 197, Folder 6-8
Type:
Archival materials
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Short scores
Scope and Contents:
see also Subseries 1.3 sa Subseries 1.2
23 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Laura is contained in three folders consisting of 1 five page short score and 16 parts in c minor concert, 1 four page short score and 7 parts in bb minor concert, and 1 three page conductor score in Eb Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (BS, Whaley, Sanders, Jones, other?).
Folder A contains short score in c minor. Short score indicates parts for Paul, baritone, trumpets.
Folder B contains parts in 3 groupings -- (i) Parts in bb minor for 2 reeds - Rab, Sears; 2 trumpets - Ray, Cat; 2 trombones - Tricky, Jones; bass. -- (ii) Parts in c minor for 4 reeds - Procope, Johnny, Jimmy, Carney; 4 trumpets - Nathan, Herb, Cook, unidentified; 2 trombones - Butter, 2; bass. -- (iii) Parts in c minor for 1 reed - Harry (2); 2 trumpets - Terry, Cat; 1 trombone - Britt.
Folder C contains short score in bb minor and conductor score in Eb Major. Short score. Short score does not indicate instrumentation and appears incomplete. Conductor score indicates parts for alto, tenor, trumpet, trombone, bass, piano. Conductor score appears incomplete. -- All items except Folder B, grouping ii from the Duke Ellington Library.
Biographical / Historical:
Folder B, grouping ii from the Mercer Ellington Library. Statement of responsibility taken from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro. There appear to be numbers from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 57, 338.
General:
A part for an untitled piece is noted on the verso of the short score in Folder A. A part for an untitled piece is noted on the verso of the short score in Folder C. 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, torn.
Unsigned Strayhorn composition.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Copyright restrictions. Consult the Archives Center at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.

Paul Ellington, executor, is represented by:

Richard J.J. Scarola, Scarola Ellis LLP, 888 Seventh Avenue, 45th Floor, New York, New York 10106. Telephone (212) 757-0007 x 235; Fax (212) 757-0469; email: rjjs@selaw.com; www.selaw.com; www.ourlawfirm.com.
Topic:
Music -- United States -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Short scores
Collection Citation:
Duke Ellington Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection
Duke Ellington Collection / Series 1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1.13: L
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0301-ref41736

Midnight sun [music]

Composer:
Hampton, Lionel  Search this
Burke, Sonny  Search this
Lyricist:
Mercer, Johnny, 1909-1976  Search this
Collection Collector:
Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (manuscript, 32 cm.)
19 Items (copy scores, 32 cm.)
Container:
Box 220, Folder 10
Type:
Archival materials
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Scope and Contents:
see OS see Subseries 1.3
19 parts and 1 score
Midnight sun is contained in one folder consisting of 1 fourteen page conductor score in F Major concert, 13 parts in Bb Major concert, and 6 parts in Eb Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Conductor score does not indicate instrumentation. Parts in Bb Major for 5 reeds - alto flute 1, alto flute 2, Rab, tenor, baritone; 2 trumpets - 1, 2; trombone; bass; drums; guitar; vibes; piano. Parts in Eb Major for 2 reeds - clarinet, tenor; trumpet; 2 trombones - 1, 2; bass. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
Biographical / Historical:
Statement of responsibility taken from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro.
General:
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.
Unsigned Strayhorn composition.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Copyright restrictions. Consult the Archives Center at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.

Paul Ellington, executor, is represented by:

Richard J.J. Scarola, Scarola Ellis LLP, 888 Seventh Avenue, 45th Floor, New York, New York 10106. Telephone (212) 757-0007 x 235; Fax (212) 757-0469; email: rjjs@selaw.com; www.selaw.com; www.ourlawfirm.com.
Topic:
Music -- United States -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Collection Citation:
Duke Ellington Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection
Duke Ellington Collection / Series 1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1.14: M
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0301-ref42454

Moon river [music]

Composer:
Mancini, Henry  Search this
Lyricist:
Mercer, Johnny, 1909-1976  Search this
Collection Collector:
Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 34 cm.)
16 Items (copy scores, 32 cm.)
7 Items (parts (photocopies), 32 cm.)
6 Items (parts (photocopies), 28 cm.)
Container:
Box 230, Folder 7-8
Type:
Archival materials
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Short scores
Scope and Contents:
29 parts and 1 score
Moon river is contained in two folders consisting of 1 four page short score and 29 parts in C Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley?).
Folder A contains short score. Short score indicates parts for clarinet, sax, baritone, trumpets.
Folder B contains parts in 3 groupings -- (i) Parts for 5 reeds - Rab (2), Proc, Jimmy (2), Paul (2), Carney; 2 trumpets - 2, 4; 1 trombone - 3. -- (ii) Parts for 4 reeds - Rab (2), Pro, clarinet (2), Carney (2); 3 trombones - 1, 2 (2), 3 (2). -- (iii) Parts for 2 reeds - Pro (2), Paul; 2 trumpets - 1, 3; 1 trombone - 1.
Folder A and Folder B, grouping iii from the Duke Ellington Library.
Biographical / Historical:
Folder B, groupings i & ii from the Mercer Ellington Library. Statement of responsibility taken from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 125.
General:
Parts for "A blues" are noted on the verso of parts in Folder B, groupings i & iii. 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.
Unsigned Strayhorn composition.
Other Title:
Mo ri.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Copyright restrictions. Consult the Archives Center at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.

Paul Ellington, executor, is represented by:

Richard J.J. Scarola, Scarola Ellis LLP, 888 Seventh Avenue, 45th Floor, New York, New York 10106. Telephone (212) 757-0007 x 235; Fax (212) 757-0469; email: rjjs@selaw.com; www.selaw.com; www.ourlawfirm.com.
Topic:
Music -- United States -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Short scores
Collection Citation:
Duke Ellington Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Duke Ellington Collection
Duke Ellington Collection / Series 1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1.14: M
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0301-ref42656

My shining hour [music]

Composer:
Arlen, Harold  Search this
Lyricist:
Mercer, Johnny, 1909-1976  Search this
Collection Collector:
Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Extent:
13 Items (copy scores, 32 cm.)
Container:
Box 239, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Scope and Contents:
13 parts
My shining hour is contained in one folder consisting of 13 parts in C Major concert -- in ink -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Parts for 4 reeds - Nat, Jimmy, Skippy, Carney; 3 trumpets - Taft, Wallace, Baker; 3 trombones - Brown, Tricky, Tizol; 1 violin - Ray; bass; 1 guitar - Freddy. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
Biographical / Historical:
Statement of responsibility taken from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro.
General:
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.
Unsigned Strayhorn composition.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Copyright restrictions. Consult the Archives Center at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.

Paul Ellington, executor, is represented by:

Richard J.J. Scarola, Scarola Ellis LLP, 888 Seventh Avenue, 45th Floor, New York, New York 10106. Telephone (212) 757-0007 x 235; Fax (212) 757-0469; email: rjjs@selaw.com; www.selaw.com; www.ourlawfirm.com.
Topic:
Music -- United States -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Collection Citation:
Duke Ellington Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Duke Ellington Collection
Duke Ellington Collection / Series 1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1.14: M
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0301-ref42888

On the Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe [music]

Composer:
Warren, Harry, 1893-1981  Search this
Lyricist:
Mercer, Johnny, 1909-1976  Search this
Collection Collector:
Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 cm.)
7 Items (copy scores, 32 cm.)
Container:
Box 254, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
Date:
1945
Scope and Contents:
see also Subseries 1.3
7 parts and 1 score
On the Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe is contained in one folder consisting of 1 published three page piano vocal score and 7 parts in C Major concert -- in ink -- in unidentified hands (Whaley, other?).
Items in 4 groupings -- (i) Piano vocal score. Piano vocal score lyrics begin "Do yuh hear that whistle down the line? ...". -- (ii) Parts for 1 trumpet - Cat; 1 trombone - Tricky. -- (iii) Parts for 1 reed - tenor 1; piano. -- (iv) Parts for 3 reeds - tenor 1, tenor 2, baritone. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
Biographical / Historical:
There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 367.
General:
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, brittle, tape.
Other Title:
Santa Fe.
Atch & Santa Fe.
Atchison-Topeka & Santa Fe.
Publication:
New York, NY, Leo Feist, Inc., 1945
Related Materials:
Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Copyright restrictions. Consult the Archives Center at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.

Paul Ellington, executor, is represented by:

Richard J.J. Scarola, Scarola Ellis LLP, 888 Seventh Avenue, 45th Floor, New York, New York 10106. Telephone (212) 757-0007 x 235; Fax (212) 757-0469; email: rjjs@selaw.com; www.selaw.com; www.ourlawfirm.com.
Topic:
Music -- United States -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
Collection Citation:
Duke Ellington Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection
Duke Ellington Collection / Series 1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1.16: O
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0301-ref43349

Out of this world [music]

Composer:
Arlen, Harold  Search this
Lyricist:
Mercer, Johnny, 1909-1976  Search this
Collection Collector:
Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 28 cm.)
1 Item (mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm.)
11 Items (copy scores, 32 cm.)
Container:
Box 260, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
Short scores
Date:
1945
Scope and Contents:
see also Subseries 1.3
11 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Out of this world is contained in one folder consisting of 1 published four page piano vocal score, 1 eight page short score and 11 parts in Eb Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (BS, Whaley?).
Piano vocal score lyrics begin "You're clear out of this world ...". Short score indicates parts for Rab, Toby, Sears, Jim, Carney, Cat. Parts for 4 reeds - Toby, Sears, Jimmy, Carney; 4 trumpets - Cat, Rex, Ray, Taft; 3 trombones - Brown, Tricky, Jones. -- form the Duke Ellington Library.
Biographical / Historical:
There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 352.
General:
A part for "Dancing in the dark" is noted on the verso of this short score. 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, brittle.
Other Title:
Out world.
Publication:
New York, NY, Edwin H. Morris & Company, Inc., 1945
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Copyright restrictions. Consult the Archives Center at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.

Paul Ellington, executor, is represented by:

Richard J.J. Scarola, Scarola Ellis LLP, 888 Seventh Avenue, 45th Floor, New York, New York 10106. Telephone (212) 757-0007 x 235; Fax (212) 757-0469; email: rjjs@selaw.com; www.selaw.com; www.ourlawfirm.com.
Topic:
Music -- United States -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
Short scores
Collection Citation:
Duke Ellington Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection
Duke Ellington Collection / Series 1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1.16: O
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0301-ref43463

Pardon my southern accent [music]

Composer:
Mercer, Johnny, 1909-1976  Search this
Malneck, Matt  Search this
Collection Collector:
Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Extent:
2 Items (copy scores, 32 cm.)
Container:
Box 261, Folder 13
Type:
Archival materials
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Scope and Contents:
2 parts
Pardon my southern accent is contained in one folder consisting of 2 parts in Eb Major concert -- in ink -- in unidentified hand (Parker?).
Parts for 1 reed - tenor 1; piano. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
Biographical / Historical:
Statement of responsibility taken from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro.
General:
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 Strayhorn composition.
Other Title:
Pardon my s.a.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Copyright restrictions. Consult the Archives Center at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.

Paul Ellington, executor, is represented by:

Richard J.J. Scarola, Scarola Ellis LLP, 888 Seventh Avenue, 45th Floor, New York, New York 10106. Telephone (212) 757-0007 x 235; Fax (212) 757-0469; email: rjjs@selaw.com; www.selaw.com; www.ourlawfirm.com.
Topic:
Music -- United States -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Collection Citation:
Duke Ellington Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection
Duke Ellington Collection / Series 1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1.17: P
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0301-ref43536

Something's gotta give [music]

Composer:
Mercer, Johnny, 1909-1976  Search this
Collection Collector:
Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (manuscript, 35 cm.)
1 Item (mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm.)
Container:
Box 348, Folder 14-15
Type:
Archival materials
Conductor scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Short scores
Scope and Contents:
see also OS
2 scores
Something's gotta give is contained in two folders consisting of 1 twenty five page conductor score in C Major concert and 1 two page short score in Eb Major concert -- in pencil -- in unidentified hands (BS, Whaley?).
Folder A contains conductor score. Conductor score indicates parts for 5 saxes, 3 trumpets, 1 trombone, bass, guitar, piano.
Folder B contains short score. Short score indicates parts for strings. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
Biographical / Historical:
Statement of responsibility taken from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro.
General:
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, brittle.
Unsigned Strayhorn composition.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Copyright restrictions. Consult the Archives Center at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.

Paul Ellington, executor, is represented by:

Richard J.J. Scarola, Scarola Ellis LLP, 888 Seventh Avenue, 45th Floor, New York, New York 10106. Telephone (212) 757-0007 x 235; Fax (212) 757-0469; email: rjjs@selaw.com; www.selaw.com; www.ourlawfirm.com.
Topic:
Music -- United States -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Conductor scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Short scores
Collection Citation:
Duke Ellington Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection
Duke Ellington Collection / Series 1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1.20: S
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0301-ref45292

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