6 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
2 copy scores, 32 cm
1 copy score, 31 cm
1 manuscript, 24 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.
Condition: fair, worn, torn.
Unsigned Strayhorn composition.
Statement of responsibility taken from The Great Song Thesaurus, by Roger Lax and Frederick Smith. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 132.
The sidewalks of New York is contained in one folder consisting of 8 parts in G Major concert, and 21 parts in Db Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (BS, Tizol, Whaley, other?).
Parts for 3 reeds - Otto (4), Barney (3), Ben (3); 3 trumpets - Wallace (3), Rex (4), Cooty (2); 3 trombones - Tricky (2), Tizol (3), Brown (3); bass (2). Multiple parts may reflect different arrangements of the piece. Parts in G Major subtitled "Intro." -- from the Duke Ellington Library.