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Cotton [music]

Bloom, Rube 1902-1976
Koehler, Ted
Physical description:
1 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 cm
2 manuscripts, 32 cm
Conductor scores
Parts (musical)
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
United States
20th century
An untitled part is noted on the verso of the trombone part for Cotton. 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.
There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 140.
1 part and an indefinite number of scores
Cotton is contained in one folder consisting of 1 six page conductor score and 1 three page published piano vocal score in Ab Major concert and 1 part in Bb Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (Whaley, Tizol?).
Conductor score indicates parts for 4 saxes - 1, 3, tenor, 4. Other parts not labled, but score appears to be bracketed for 3 trumpets and 2 trombones. Piano vocal score lyrics begin "I see a thousand milestones between the southland and me ...". Part for 1 trombone - Browne. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
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Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
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