2 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 33 cm
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
18 copy scores, 32 cm
1 manuscript, 32 cm
Published sheet music
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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Folder A from the Presentation Album, vol. D.
19 parts and an indefinite number of scores
I'm gonna go fishin' is contained in two folders consisting of 2 published lead sheets and 1 two page short score in f minor concert (?), 1 six-page short score and 13 parts in c minor concert (?), and 1 two-page short score and 4 parts in a minor concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (BS, Whaley?).
Folder A contains 1 lead sheet. Lead sheet for voice. Lyrics begin "Woke up this mornin', wanted to cry ...".
Folder B contains items in 5 groupings -- (i) 1 lead sheet. Lyrics as above. -- (ii) Six-page short score in f minor (?). Short score indicates parts for Rab, Paul, baritone, bass sax, Ray, Baker, Clark, Butter. -- (iii) Parts in c minor (?) for 5 reeds - Rab, Jimmy, Paul, baritone, bass sax; 4 trumpets - Ray, Terry, Baker, Cat; 3 trombones - Britt, Butter, John; bass. -- (iv) Two-page short score and parts in a minor concert. Short score does not indicate instrumentation and appears incomplete. Parts for 2 reeds - alto, tenor; trumpet; trombone. -- (v) Two-page short score in f minor concert (?). Short score does not indicate instrumentation and appears incomplete.
Folder B from the Duke Ellington Library.
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