1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
1 part (photocopy), 28 cm
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.
Folder A, grouping i from the Mercer Ellington Library. Statement of responsibility taken from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 102.
17 parts and an indefinite number of scores.
September song is contained in three folders consisting of 1 four-page conductor score, 1 two-page conductor score and 17 parts in Bb Major concert, and 1 five-page short score and 1 three-page short score in C Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in identified hands (Whaley, Jones) and unidentified hands (BS, Whaley?).
Folder A contains items in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts for 1 reed - alto 2 (2). -- (ii) Parts and four-page conductor score. Parts for 4 reeds - alto 1, Jimmie, Paul, Carney; 5 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, Herb, Ray; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass. Four-page conductor score indicates parts for alto, tenor, trumpet, trombone. Score appears incomplete.
Folder B contains five-page short score. Short score indicates parts for alto, clarinet, tenor, Ray, trumpets.
Folder C contains three-page short score, two-page conductor score and parts. Scores do not indicate instrumentation. Parts for 1 reed - Charles; piano. -- All items except Folder A, grouping i from the Duke Ellington Library.