1 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 28 cm
17 copy scores, 32 cm
Published sheet music
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, brittle, tape.
Statement of responsibility taken in part from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro.
17 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Strike up the band is contained in one folder consisting of 3 four page conductor scores in F Major concert, 1 published part in Bb Major concert, and 1 six page conductor score and 16 parts in Db Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (Whaley, Johnson?).
1 conductor score in F Major indicates parts for alto, tenor, trumpet, bass, guitar. 1 conductor score in F Major indicates parts for 5 reeds, 4 trumpets, 3 trombones, bass. 1 conductor score in F Major does not indicate instrumentation. Published part in Bb Major for 1 trombone - 1. Conductor score in Db Major indicates parts for saxes, trombones, brass, drums. Parts in Db Major for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 2, tenor 3, tenor 4, baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass; 2 drums - drums, Ardie; piano. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.