1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
1 copy score, 31 cm
1 manuscript, 31 cm
4 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, Wayne Shirley and Dr. Mark Tucker.
Condition: fair, torn, tape, brittle.
Unsigned Strayhorn composition.
Folder C from the Mercer Ellington Library. Statement of responsibility taken from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro. There appear to be numbers from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 144, 301.
32 parts and 1 score
Star dust is contained in five folders consisting of 1 two page short score, 1 lead sheet and 27 parts in Db Major concert, and 4 parts in Eb Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley, Mullins, Tunney, Henderson, Williams, others?).
Folder A contains short score. Short score indicates parts for saxes, baritone. Score appears incomplete.
Folder B contains lead sheet and parts in Db Major. Lead sheet for trombone. Parts for 1 trumpet - 3; 1 trombone - 1 (3).
Folder C contains parts in Db Major for 7 reeds - flute (2), clarinet 1 (2), 2, 3, clarinet, bass clarinet (3), tenor 2; 1 trombone - Butter; bass; piano. Parts may reflect different arrangements of the piece.
Folder D contains parts in Eb Major for 1 reed - alto 2; 1 trumpet - 1; 1 trombone - 1; banjo.
Folder E contains parts in Db Major for 4 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 1, baritone; 2 trumpets - 2, 4; 2 trombones - 2, 3; bass. -- All items except Folder C from the Duke Ellington Library.