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I'm a rolling [music]

Physical description:
1 manuscript, 32 cm
13 copy scores, 32 cm
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Parts (musical)
United States
20th century
Parts for "Tomorrow mt." and an untitled piece are noted on the verso of the conductor 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, tape, brittle.
There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 11.
13 parts and 1 score
I'm a rolling is contained in one folder consisting of 1 seven page conductor score and 12 parts in Eb Major concert, and 1 part in F Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Conductor score does not indicate parts. Score includes lyrics. Lyrics begin "I'm a rollin', I'm a rollin' thru an unfriendly world ...". Parts in Eb Major for voices - soprano (2), soprano 2, alto (3), tenor, tenor 1, tenor 2, baritone (2), bass. Lyrics begin as above. Part in F Major for piano. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
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