1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
3 manuscripts, 32 cm
9 copy scores, 32 cm
1 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 cm
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
An untitled piano vocal score is noted on the verso of the conductor score in Folder A. A part for "Frankie and Johnny" is noted on the bottom of the part in Folder B, grouping i. Parts for "Swamp fire" are noted on the verso of the parts in Folder B, grouping ii. 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.
There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 199.
12 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Royal garden blues is contained in two folders consisting of 1 eight page short score, 1 published four page piano vocal score, 2 lead sheets and 10 parts in F Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (BS, Whaley?).
Folder A contains short score. Short score indicates parts for Rab, clarinet, Sears, Taft, Shorty, Baker.
Folder B contains items in 3 groupings -- (i) Part for piano. -- (ii) Parts for 4 reeds - Rab, Sears, Jimmy, Carney; 2 trumpets - Williams, Cat; 2 trombones - Wilbur, Jones; bass. -- (iii) Piano vocal score and lead sheets. Piano vocal score lyrics begin "No use of talkin' no use of talkin' ...". Lead sheets for 1 reed - alto; trumpet. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.