2 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
17 copy scores, 32 cm
13 manuscripts, 32 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, worn, brittle.
31 parts and 1 score
Sun is contained in three folders consisting of 1 six page short score and 17 parts in Db Major concert, 1 part in Eb Major concert, and 13 parts in C Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley, Tizol, Hamilton?).
Folder A contains short score. Short score indicates parts for clarinet, alto, tenor, baritone, bass, Wallace, Cooty, Rex, Nance, Baker, Tizol, Brown, bass.
Folder B contains parts in Db Major in 3 groupings -- (i) Parts for 3 reeds - Johnny, clarinet, tenor; 1 trumpet - Rex; violin. -- (ii) Parts for 3 reeds - alto, baritone, bass; 3 trumpets - Nance, Wallace, Baker; 3 trombones - Tizol, Tricky, Brown; bass. Parts subtitled "I". -- (iii) Parts for 1 reed - alto; 1 trombone - Tizol. Parts subtitled "II".
Folder C contains remaining parts. Part in Eb Major for 1 trombone - Browne. Parts in C Major for 6 reeds - alto 1, alto 2, tenor 1, tenor 3, tenor 4, baritone; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.