Folder also contains a letter from Mercer Ellington to Columbia Records discussing the production of an album for "Beggar's holiday." The letter is dated 1964/06/19. 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.
Mrs. Peachum's recitative is contained in one folder consisting of 1 eight page page piano vocal score and 1 four page piano vocal score in a minor concert -- in ink -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Piano vocal scores lyrics begin "Our Polly is a silly dope in spite of all we taught her ...". -- from the Ruth Ellington Collection.