1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 31 cm
14 copy scores, 32 cm
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14 parts and 1 score
Portrait of a silk thread is contained in one folder consisting of 1 seven page short score and 14 parts in Ab Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (BS, Whaley?).
Short score indicates parts for altos, clarinet, tenor, baritone, Ray, trumpets, Brown. Parts for 5 reeds - Rab, Toby, Sears, Jimmie, Carney; 5 trumpets - Scad, Rex, Ray, Anderson, Taft; 3 trombones - Jones, Tricky, Brown; bass. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
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