2 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
18 copy scores, 32 cm
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 36 cm
I'll be back home
A part for "Puss" is noted on the bottom of a part in Folder B, grouping i. A part for "Texas" is also noted on the verso of that part. A part for an untitled piece is noted on the verso of a part in Folder B, grouping ii. A part for "Ox oar" is noted on the verso of a part in Folder C. A lead sheet for an untitled piece is noted on the verso of a part in Folder C. 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, worn, torn, tape.
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Folder A from the Presentation Album, vol. U, p. 13. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 19.
17 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Sentimental lady is contained in three folders consisting of 1 three page short score, 1 two page short score, 1 six page conductor score, 1 four page conductor score and 16 parts in Gb Major concert, and 1 part in Ab Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley, other?).
Folder A contains three page short score. Short score indicates parts for Rab, Otto, sax, baritone, Ray, trombones.
Folder B contains items in 2 groupings -- (i) Conductor scores and parts in Gb Major. Six page conductor score indicates part for bass. Score appears incomplete. Four page conductor score does not indicate instrumentation and appears incomplete. Parts for 1 reed - Carney; 1 trumpet - Ray; 1 trombone - Tricky; unidentified treble instrument (guitar?). -- (ii) Two page short score and parts in Gb Major. Short score indicates parts for alto, tenor, baritone, trumpet, 3 trombones. Score appears incomplete. Parts for 4 reeds - Rab, Proc, tenor, baritone; trumpet; 2 trombones - 2, 3.
Folder C contains parts in Gb & Ab Major. Parts in Gb Major for 2 reeds - Rab, Barney; 1 trumpet - Wally; 2 trombones - 1, Tricky. Part in Ab Major for 1 reed - Rabbit.
Folder B and Folder C from the Duke Ellington Library.
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