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Cowboy rhumba [music]

Composer:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Lyricist:
George, Don
Physical description:
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
1 copy score, 31 cm
13 copy scores, 32 cm
Type:
Copy scores
Holographs
Lead sheet
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, and Dr. Mark Tucker.
Condition: fair, torn.
Folder C from the Presentation Album, vol. B. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 187.
Summary:
14 parts and 1 score
Cowboy rhumba is contained in three folders consisting of 1 six page short score and 12 parts in D Major concert and 2 lead sheets in F Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (BS, Whaley, other?).
Folder A contains six page short score. Score indicates parts for Rab, Baker, Ray, Scad, Dud, Fran, Tyree.
Folder B contains 1 lead sheet and 12 parts. Lead sheet for voice. Lyrics begin "This is the cowboy rhumba ...". Parts for 5 reeds - Rab, Pro, Jimmy, Sears, Carney; 5 trumpets - Dud, Williams, Scad, Ray, Baker; 2 trombones - Tyree, Brown.
Folder C contains lead sheet for voice.
Folders A & B from the Duke Ellington Library.
Topic:
Music
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 1), ca. 1930-1981
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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