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Strictly for tourists [music]

Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas) 1915-1967
Kuller, Sid
Physical description:
1 part (photocopy), 36 cm
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
1 manuscript, 32 cm
2 copy scores, 32 cm
Copy scores
Parts (musical)
Piano vocal scores
United States
20th century
A piano vocal score for "Rump de dump" and a short score for "Before fanfare" are also contained 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, worn.
Folder A from the Presentation Album, vol. Q.
2 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Strictly for tourists is contained in two of one hundred fourteen folders for "Jump for joy" consisting of 3 two page piano vocal scores and 2 parts in Eb Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in identified hands (DE, Whaley) and unidentified hand.
Folder A contains 1 part for voice. Lyrics begin "Tho we look savage we'll never ravage ...".
Folder B contains piano vocal scores and 1 part. 1 piano vocal score lyrics begin as above. 2 piano vocal scores have partial lyrics. All scores appear incomplete. Part for voice. Lyrics begin as above.
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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