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Tootin' through the roof [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
11 manuscripts, 32 cm
4 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
21 copy scores, 32 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Short scores
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, Wayne Shirley, and Dr. Mark Tucker.
Condition: fair, torn, worn, tape.
Unsigned Ellington-Strayhorn composition.
Folder B from the Presentation Album, vol. W, p. 23. Statement of responsibility taken from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 58.
Summary:
35 parts and 1 score
Tootin' through the roof is contained in three folders consisting of 1 eight page short score and 35 parts in C Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley, Tizol?).
Folder A contains parts for 5 reeds - Johnny, Otto, Barney, tenor 2, Carney; 3 trumpets - Wallace, Cootie, Rex; 3 trombones - Brown, Tricky, Tizol; bass; guitar; unidentified instrument. Part for unidentified instrument appears incomplete.
Folder B contains short score. Short score indicates parts for Rab, clarinet, tenor, baritone, Cooty, Rex, Wallace, Brown, Tizol, Tricky.
Folder C contains parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 2, tenor 4, baritone; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass. -- (ii) Parts for 4 reeds - Rab, Jimmy, Sears, Carney; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 1 trombone - Jones; guitar.
Folder A and Folder C 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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