10 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
34 copy scores, 32 cm
7 manuscripts, 32 cm
3 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
2 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 27 cm
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 17 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 C, groupings ii-iv from the Mercer Ellington Library. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 13.
54 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Moon mist is contained in four folders consisting of 28 parts in Ab Major concert, 1 three page short score and 23 parts in Eb Major concert, 2 published three page piano vocal scores in F Major concert, 1 part in C Major concert (?), 1 part in G Major concert, and 1 part in an unknown key -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in identified hands (ME, Cobb) and unidentified hands (BS, Whaley, Henderson, Sanders?).
Folder A contains items in 6 groupings -- (i) Published piano vocal score in F Major. Lyrics begin "Though stars twinkled in the path of the Milky way ...". -- (ii) Parts in Eb Major for 2 reeds - Toby, Sears; bass. -- (iii) Part in C Major (?) for guitar. -- (iv) Parts in Eb Major for 2 reeds - Proc, Jimmy; 4 trumpets - Baker, Cat, Terry, Ray; 3 trombones - Butter, Britt, John. -- (v) Parts in Eb Major for 5 reeds - Johnny, Toby, Ben, tenor (?), Carney; 2 trombones - Tizol, Tricky. -- (vi) Parts in Eb Major for 1 reed - Paul; 2 trombones - Lawrence, Brown; bass. Part in G Major for piano. Part in an unknown key for unidentified instrument.
Folder B contains three page short score in Eb Major. Short score indicates parts for clarinets, Terry.
Folder C contains items in 4 groupings -- (i) Parts for 1 trumpet - 1; 1 trombone - 1. -- (ii) Parts for 4 reeds - alto 3, tenor 1, tenor 2, baritone; 2 trumpets - 1, 4; 4 trombones - 1, 2, 3, 4; bass. -- (iii) Parts for 5 reeds - Hodges, alto, tenor 1, tenor 2, baritone; 4 trumpets - Anderson, Cooty, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass; drums; piano. -- (iv) Part in Eb Major for 1 trombone - John.
Folder D contains 1 published piano vocal score. Lyrics begin "Though stars twinkled in the path ...". -- All items except Folder C, groupings ii-iv from the Duke Ellington Library.