2 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 cm
Piano conductor scores
Published sheet music
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, tape, brittle, stained.
There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 179.
29 parts and 1 score
Rhapsody in blue is contained in four folders consisting of 1 published twenty eight page piano conductor score, 1 published part and 15 parts in Bb Major concert, and 13 parts in Ab Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (Whaley, Tizol, other?).
Folder A contains parts in Bb Major for 3 reeds - alto 1, alto 2, tenor; trombone; banjo.
Folder B contains parts in Bb Major for 4 reeds - Otto, Jonny, Barney, Carney; 2 trumpets - 1, 3; 2 trombones - 1, 3; bass; banjo.
Folder C contains published items. Piano conductor score indicates parts for flute, oboe, clarinet, sax, bassoon, horn, trumpets, violins, strings. Part for horn.
Folder D contains parts in Ab Major for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 2, tenor 4, baritone; 4 trumpets - Cat, Cootie, Roy, Ray; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.