1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
1 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 cm
11 copy scores, 32 cm
8 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
4 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
Piano vocal scores
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, tape.
Folder B, grouping iv from the Mercer Ellington Library. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 176.
23 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Lover man is contained in two folders consisting of 1 three page short score and 10 parts in g minor concert, 1 published three page piano vocal score in d minor concert, and 13 parts in bb minor concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (BS, Whaley?).
Folder A contains short score. Short score indicates parts for clarinet, 5 saxes, 2 trumpets.
Folder B contains items in 4 groupings -- (i) Published piano vocal score. Lyrics begin "I don't wish for riches, I'll not take that chance ...". -- (ii) Parts in g minor for 4 reeds - Rab, Proc, Sears, Carney; 3 trumpets - Williams, Cat, Scad; 3 trombones - Jones, Brown, Paris. -- (iii) Parts in bb minor for 1 trumpet - 1; 1 trombone - 1. -- (iv) Parts in bb minor for 4 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 4, baritone; 3 trumpets - 2, 3, 4; 2 trombones - 2 (2), 3; bass. -- All items except Folder B, grouping iv from the Duke Ellington Library.