2 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 31 cm
6 parts (photocopies), 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.
Condition: fair, torn, worn, stained, tape.
Unsigned Strayhorn composition.
Folder C, grouping i and grouping iii (photocopies only) from the Mercer Ellington Library. Statement of responsibility based on the research of Walter van de Leur. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 56.
61 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Snibor is contained in four folders consisting of 1 three page short score, 2 two page short scores and 59 parts in Db Major concert, and 2 parts in Ab Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in identified hand (Benjamin) and unidentified hands (BS, Whaley, Sanders?).
Folder A contains parts in 4 groupings -- (i) Parts in Db Major for 2 reeds - alto, baritone; trumpet (2); trombone; bass. 1 part for trumpet appears incomplete. -- (ii) Parts in Db Major for 4 reeds - Rab, Roco, Sears, Jimmy; 3 trumpets - Killian, Baker, Scad; 2 trombones - Brown, Tyree. Parts subtitled "II". -- (iii) Parts in Db Major for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 2, tenor 1, tenor 2, baritone (2); 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 4, 5; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; guitar. -- (iv) Part in Ab Major for bass.
Folder B contains short scores. Three page short score indicates parts for Rab, baritone, Ray, trombone. 1 two page short score indicates parts for Proc, Paul, baritone. 1 two page short score indicates parts for alto, baritone, trumpet, trombone. Score appears incomplete.
Folder C contains parts in 3 groupings -- (i) Parts in Db Major for 5 reeds - Johnny, Procope, Paul, Jimmy, Harry; 1 trombone - John. -- (ii) Parts in Db Major for 5 reeds - Johnny, Procope, Paul, Jimmy, Harry; 3 trumpets - Terry, Cat, Cook; 3 trombones - Britt, John, Butter. -- (iii) Parts in Db Major for 1 reed tenor; 2 trumpets - trumpet, Cat; 2 trombones - Buster (2), Britt. Part in Ab Major for bass.
Folder D contains parts in Db Major for 3 reeds - alto, tenor, baritone; 2 trumpets - 1, 2; bass; piano. -- All items except Folder C, grouping i and grouping iii (photocopies only) from the Duke Ellington Library.