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Rugged Romeo [music]

Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
27 copy scores, 32 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Music
Parts (musical)
Short scores
Manuscripts
Place:
United States
Date:
1930
1981
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.
Folder A from the Presentation Album, vol. U, p. 7. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 183.
Summary:
27 parts and 1 score.
Rugged Romeo is contained in two folders consisting of 1 eight-page short score and 12 parts in F Major concert, and 15 parts in Bb Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley?).
Folder A contains short score. Short score indicates parts for Rab, sax, baritone, Taft, trumpets, trombones.
Folder B contains parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts in F Major for 4 reeds - Toby, Rab, Sears, Jimmy; 4 trumpets - Scad, Taft, Williams, Cat; 3 trombones - Jones, Wilbur, Brown; guitar. -- (ii) Parts in Bb Major for 5 reeds - Toby, Rab, Sears, Jimmy, Carney; 4 trumpets - Taft, Scad, Williams, Cat; 3 trombones - Jones, Tricky, Brown; bass (2); guitar.
Folder B from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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