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Miss High Brow and Mr. Tough [music]

Composer:
Grainger, Porter
Physical description:
3 manuscripts, 32 cm
11 copy scores, 32 cm
1 copy score, 28 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Place:
United States
Date:
19||
20th century
Notes:
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.
Folder A, grouping i from the Mercer Ellington Library.
Summary:
15 parts
Miss High Brow and Mr. Tough is contained in two folders consisting of 14 parts in Eb Major concert and a lyric sheet -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Folder A contains 1 part for piano.
Folder B contains remaining parts and lyric sheet. Parts for 4 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 1, tenor 2; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 2 trombones - 1, 2; bass; drums; guitar; piano. Lyric sheet begins with dialogue between Miss High Brow and Mr. Tough -- "Howdy do Miss High Brow ... You've got your nerve, Mr. Tough ...". -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
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