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.
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There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 333.
I hope to die is contained in one folder consisting of 13 parts in Ab Major concert -- in ink -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Parts for 5 reeds - Toby, Rab, Sears, Jimmy, Carney; 3 trumpets - Scad, Ray, Cat; 3 trombones - Tricky, Brown, Jones; bass; guitar. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
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