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.
6 parts and an indefinite number of scores
When Eden was a garden is contained in one folder consisting of 1 four page piano vocal score, 2 four page short scores, 1 six page short score and 6 parts in F Major concert, and 1 three page piano vocal score in D Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Piano vocal score in F Major lyrics begin "When Eden was a garden, all things were free ...". 1 four page short score and six page short score do not indicate instrumentation. 1 four page short score indicates parts for voices - soprano, alto, tenor, bass. Scores include lyrics as above. Parts in F Major for voices - soprano 1, soprano 2, alto, tenor 1, baritone, bass. Lyrics begin as above. Piano vocal score in D Major lyrics begin as above. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.