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, brittle.
Scores bear dates of 1969/12/15 and 1969/12/31.
1 part and an indefinite number of scores
You can't compare is contained in one folder consisting of 6 three page piano vocal scores and 4 one page piano vocal scores in C Major concert, and 1 two page essay -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Piano vocal score lyrics begin "You can't compare to the one in my dreams ...". One page scores appear incomplete. Concluding lyrics of manuscript score and incomplete copy scores differ from remaining piano vocal scores. Essay is entitled "The spiritual" and presents a discussion of the importance of the Negro spiritual. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.