1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 31 cm
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
3 manuscripts, 32 cm
2 copy scores, 32 cm
13 copy scores, 31 cm
Piano conductor scores
Piano vocal scores
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, torn, brittle, tape.
Folder A from the Presentation Album, vol. D. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 203.
15 parts and an indefinite number of scores
I could get a man is contained in two folders consisting of 3 two-page piano vocal scores and 1 part in f minor concert, 1 seven-page short score and 14 parts in d minor concert, 1 four-page piano conductor score in c minor concert, and 1 four-page piano vocal score in a minor concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, BS, Whaley?).
Folder A contains 1 two-page piano vocal score in f minor. Lyrics begin "I could get a man, but the man I want is got ...".
Folder B contains items in 5 groupings -- (i) Seven-page short score in d minor. Short score indicates parts for 2 altos, baritone, Ray, Baker, Scad, Dud, Fran, Jones, Brown. -- (ii) Remaining items in f minor. 2 two-page piano vocal scores lyrics begin as above. Part for piano. -- (iii) Four-page piano conductor score in c minor. Score indicates part for drums. Score appears incomplete. -- (iv) Four-page piano vocal score in a minor. Lyrics begin as above. -- (v) Parts in d minor for 5 reeds - Rab, Procope, Jimmy, Sears, Carney; 4 trumpets - Ray, Baker, Scad, Williams; 3 trombones - Brown, Jones, Tyree; bass; guitar.