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Puttin' on the Ritz [music]

Berlin, Irving 1888-
Physical description:
1 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 cm
2 copy scores, 32 cm
1 manuscript, 36 cm
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Parts (musical)
Piano conductor scores
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
United States
20th century
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.
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1 part and an indefinite number of scores
Puttin' on the Ritz is contained in two folders consisting of 1 published three page piano vocal score in f minor concert, and 1 four page piano conductor score, 1 seventeen page conductor score and 1 part in g minor concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Folder A contains piano vocal score, piano conductor score and part. Piano vocal score lyrics begin "Have you seen the well-to-do, up and down Park Avenue ...". Piano conductor score does not indicate instrumentation. Part for bass.
Folder B contains conductor score. Score indicates parts for bass, guitar, piano. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

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