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, tape.
8 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Up dat road is contained in one folder consisting of 1 four page short score, 1 three page short score, 1 two page conductor score, 1 lead sheet and 7 parts in d minor concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (Whaley, other?).
Four page short score indicates parts for voices - female (2), male (2). Lyrics begin "Yes, the Lord, he lives up dat road ...". Three page short score indicates parts for voices - soprano, alto, tenor, bass. Lyrics as above. Two page conductor score does not indicate instrumentation and appears incomplete. Score includes lyrics as above. Lead sheet for voice. Lyrics as above. Parts for voices - soprano (2), alto, tenor, tenor 2, baritone, bass. Lyrics as above. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.