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Creators:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974
Nemo, Henry
Levis, Michael
Dates:
1938
Level:
file
Size:
1 Item (conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 cm.)
14 Items (copy scores, 31 cm.)
16 Items (copy scores, 32 cm.)
3 Items (manuscripts, 32 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0301
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

see also Subseries 1.3 see also oversize

33 parts and 1 score

Steppin' into swing society is contained in four folders consisting of 1 published three page piano vocal score and 30 parts in F Major concert, and 3 parts in Eb Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (Whaley, Tizol, Levis?).

Folder A contains piano vocal score. Lyrics begin "Throw away your blue book, adios Fifth Avenue ...".

Folder B contains parts in F Major for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 2, tenor 1, tenor 2, baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, bass; bass; piano.

Folder C contains parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts in F Major for 4 reeds - alto 1, alto 2, tenor 3, baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, trumpet; 1 trombone - 1; bass; drums; piano. -- (ii) Parts in F Major for 1 reed - tenor 4; 2 trombones - 2, 3; guitar.

Folder D contains parts in Eb Major for 3 trombones - Tizol, Tricky; Browne.

Folder C, grouping ii and Folder D from the Duke Ellington Library.