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, tape, brittle.
25 parts and an indefinite number of scores
I'm back in love is contained in two of eighty three folders for "Pousse cafe" consisting of 3 two page piano vocal scores, 1 fifteen page piano conductor score, 1 one page piano conductor score and 23 parts in Bb Major concert, and 2 parts in an unknown key -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in identified hand (Charlap) and unidentified hands.
Folder A contains items in 3 groupings -- (i) Piano vocal scores and parts. Piano vocal scores lyrics begin "I've got a reason to cheer again ...". Parts for piano (2). -- (ii) Parts in an unknown key for drums (2). -- (iii) Parts in Bb Major for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 2, tenor 3, tenor 4, baritone 5; 4 trumpets - 1/2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; 1 violin - A. Parts for trumpet 1 and trumpet 2 are noted on the same sheet.
Folder B contains piano conductor scores and remaining parts. Fourteen page piano conductor score indicates parts for alto, baritone, trumpets, trombones, violins, drums, voice. Lyrics begin as above. One page piano conductor score indicates parts for alto, trumpet. Score appears incomplete. Parts for 3 violins - B, C, D; 2 cellos - A, B; bass; 3 drums - A, B, C. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.