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Rock and roll rhapsody [music]

Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
1 copy score, 32 cm
10 manuscripts, 32 cm
Copy scores
Parts (musical)
Short scores
United States
20th century
A short score for an untitled piece is noted on the verso of a part in Folder B. 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, stained, tape.
Folder A from the Presentation Album, vol. X.
10 parts and 1 score.
Rock and roll rhapsody is contained in two folders consisting of 1 six-page short score and 10 parts in Bb Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hand (Sanders?).
Folder A contains short score. Short score indicates parts for clarinet, sax, trumpets, trombones.
Folder B contains parts for 4 reeds - Johnny, Jimmy, Paul, Harry; 3 trumpets - Nance, Terry, Cook; 3 trombones - Butter, Britt, John.
Folder B from the Duke Ellington Library.
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
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