1 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 28 cm
12 copy scores, 32 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, tape, brittle.
12 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Night on the desert is contained in one folder consisting of 1 twenty one page conductor score, 1 published three page piano vocal score and 12 parts in a minor concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hand.
Conductor score indicates parts for 3 reeds - flute, oboe, clarinet; vibes; 6 violins - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6; viola; cello; bass; harp; piano. Piano vocal score lyrics begin "Come with me through the moonlit canyon ...". Parts for 3 reeds - flute, oboe, clarinet; 6 violins - 1/2, 3/4, 5/6; viola; cello; bass; vibes; harp; piano. Violin parts are noted 2 per sheet. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.