3 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
6 copy scores, 32 cm
8 manuscripts, 32 cm
1 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 cm
5 manuscripts, 16 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, tape, torn, worn.
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Holograph score in Folder A from the Presentation Album, vol. S, p. 15. Published part in Folder A from the Presentation Album, vol. E. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 115.
22 parts and 1 score
Mystery song is contained in two folders consisting of 1 two page short score and 20 parts in D Major concert, 1 published part in Eb Major concert, and 1 part in Ab Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (DE, Tizol, Henderson?).
Folder A contains short score and published part. Short score indicates parts for saxes, baritone, trumpets, trombones. Published part for piano.
Folder B contains remaining parts. Parts in D Major for 6 reeds - Otto, Toby, Johnny, alto 3, Chauncey, baritone; 3 trumpets - Wetz, 3, 4; 4 trombones - Brown (2), Tricky (3), Tizol (3), trombone; bass; banjo. Part in Ab Major for 1 trumpet - 3.
Folder B from the Duke Ellington Library.
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