4 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
21 copy scores, 32 cm
Tootin' thru the roof
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.
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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.
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.
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