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, worn.
Unsigned Strayhorn composition.
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7 parts and 1 score
Ol' man river is contained in two folders consisting of 1 two page short score in C Major concert, and 7 parts in Db Major concert -- in pencil -- in unidentified hands (Whaley, other?).
Folder A contains short score. Short score indicates parts for saxes, baritone, trumpets, trombones, bass.
Folder B contains parts for 2 reeds - sax 1, sax 4; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 1 trombone - 1; bass. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
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