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, tape, torn, brittle.
20 parts and 1 score
In a poinsettia garden is contained in one folder consisting of 1 three page conductor score and 13 parts in F Major concert, 6 parts in Eb Major concert, and 1 part in Ab Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hand.
Conductor score in F Major indicates parts for flute, clarinets, trumpets, violins, viola, cello, bass; drums. Parts in F Major for 1 flute - Brillhart; 2 clarinets - Evans, Feinschmidt; 3 trumpets - A, B, C; percussion; 3 violins - A, B, C; viola; cello; bass. Parts in Eb Major for 5 voices - soprano 1, soprano 2, soprano 3, alto 1, alto 2; piano. Lyrics begin "Walk in a poinsettia garden with twilight brooding round you ...". Part in Ab Major for piano. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.