A part for "Indian" is noted on the verso of the conductor score in grouping i. A conductor score for an untitled piece is noted on the verso of a part in grouping iii. 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, brittle.
14 parts and 1 score
Andy Kirk opening is contained in one folder consisting of 1 three page conductor score in F Major concert, and 14 parts in Eb Major concert -- in pencil -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Items in 3 groupings -- (i) Conductor score. Score does not indicate instrumentation and appears incomplete. Score may be unrelated to other items in the folder. -- (ii) Parts for 4 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 1, tenor 2; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 2 trombones - 1, 2; bass; drums; piano. -- (iii) Parts for piano (2). Parts appear incomplete and may be unrelated to other items in the folder. -- From the Duke Ellington Library.