1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
1 manuscript, 32 cm
1 copy score, 32 cm
Piano vocal scores
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, brittle, tape.
Part for Carney in Folder B from the Mercer Ellington Library.
2 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Mighty like the blues is contained in two folders consisting of 1 two page piano vocal score and 1 part in F Major concert, and 1 four page short score and 1 part in Ab Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in identified hand (Parker) and unidentified hands (DE, Tizol?).
Folder A contains scores. Piano vocal score lyrics begin "What is this strange sensation that's come over me ...". Short score indicates parts for clarinet, altos, baritone, trumpets, trombones, bass.
Folder B contains parts. Part in F Major for 1 reed - Carney. Part in Ab Major for 1 reed - Barney.
Folder A and part for Barney in Folder B from the Duke Ellington Library.