1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 34 cm
28 copy scores, 32 cm
8 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
5 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
Piano conductor scores
Piano vocal scores
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.
Unsigned Strayhorn composition.
Folder B, grouping i from the Mercer Ellington Library. Statement of responsibility taken in part from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro. There appear to be numbers from the Duke Ellingon Band Book: 56, 82.
38 parts and an indefinite number of scores
People is contained in four folders consisting of 2 four page piano vocal scores and 5 parts in Bb Major concert, and 1 two page piano conductor score, 1 two page short score and 33 parts in Db Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (BS, Whaley, Kondziela?).
Folder A contains items in 2 groupings -- (i) Piano vocal scores. Lyrics begin "People, people who need people ...". 1 score appears incomplete. -- (ii) Piano conductor score and parts in Db Major. Piano conductor score does not indicate instrumentation. Parts for 3 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, baritone; 2 trumpets - 1, 2; flugelhorn; 2 trombones - 1, 2; bass.
Folder B contains parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts in Db Major for 5 reeds - Rab (2), alto, tenor 1 (2), Paul (2), Carney (2); 4 trumpets - 1, 2, Cootie, Rolf (2); 3 trombones - 1, Chuck, Buster (3). -- (ii) Parts in Db Major for 1 reed - alto; 1 trumpet - 1; 2 trombones - 1, Chuck; bass.
Folder C contains shrot score. Short score indicates part for Rab.
Folder D contains parts in Bb Major for 1 reed - alto; bass; drums; guitar; organ. -- All items except Folder B, grouping i from the Duke Ellington Library.