4 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
1 manuscript, 32 cm
1 copy score, 28 cm
1 part (photocopy), 28 cm
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, tape.
Unsigned Strayhorn composition.
Groupings i, iii & iv from the Mercer Ellington Library. Statement of responsibility taken from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro. There appear to be numbers from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 43, 246, 307.
Honeysuckle rose is contained in one folder consisting of 12 parts in F Major concert, 2 parts in C Major concert (?), and 2 parts in G Major concert (?) -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (BS, Henderson, Jones, Whaley?).
Parts in 5 groupings -- (i) Parts in F Major for 1 trombone - Tricky (2). -- (ii) Parts in F Major for 2 trumpets - Wall, Taft; 3 trombones - Tricky, Tizol, trombone (2). -- (iii) Parts in C Major (?) for 1 trombone - Tizol (2). -- (iv) Parts in F Major for 1 trumpet - Mercer (2). -- (v) Parts in F Major for 2 trumpets - Herb, Cat. Parts in G Major (?) for unidentified treble instrument (2). -- Groupings ii & v from the Duke Ellington Library.