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Rhummbop [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas) 1915-1967
Physical description:
4 copy scores, 32 cm
1 manuscript, 29 cm
1 part (photocopy), 28 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Copy scores
Lead sheet
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Piano vocal scores
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, tape, worn.
Copyright by Tempo Music, Inc.
Summary:
2 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Rhummbop is contained in one of seven folders for "Drum is a woman" consisting of 2 ten page short scores, 1 seven page piano vocal score, 1 three page piano vocal score, 1 lead sheet and 1 part in a minor concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (Sanders, other?).
Ten page short scores indicate parts for voice, trumpets, trombones, orchestra. Lyrics begin "Rhummbop, bebop and rhumba bumpin' rolled into one ...". Piano vocal scores lyrics begin as above. Lead sheet for voice. Lyrics begin as above. Part for 1 reed - Paul. -- from the Ruth Ellington Collection.
Topic:
Music
See more items in:
Ruth Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 3) 1940-1991
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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