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.
Unsigned Strayhorn composition.
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5 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Please is contained in two folders consisting of 2 three page short scores and 4 parts in C Major concert, 1 two page short score in Bb Major concert, and 1 part in Ab Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (Whaley, Tizol?).
Folder A contains short scores in C Major concert. 1 short score indicates parts for brass, piano. 1 short score indicates parts for baritone, brass, piano.
Folder B contains parts in C Major, short score in Bb Major and part in Ab Major. Parts in C Major for 1 reed - Otto; 1 trumpet - 1; 2 trombones - 1, 3. Short score in Bb Major does not indicate instrumentation and appears incomplete. Part in Ab Major for piano. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
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