2 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
7 copy scores, 32 cm
1 manuscript, 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, torn, brittle.
Unsigned Ellington-Strayhorn composition.
Statement of responsibility taken from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro.
8 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Something to live for is contained in one folder consisting of 1 three page short score and 8 parts in Ab Major concert, and 1 three page short score in Eb Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (BS, other?).
Items in 3 groupings -- (i) Short score and parts in Ab Major. Short score indicates parts for 2 altos, clarinet, trumpets, Tizol, trombones. Score appears incomplete. Parts for 4 reeds - Johnny, Otto, Barney, Carney; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3. -- (ii) Part in Ab Major for piano. -- (iii) Short score in Eb Major. Short score indicates parts for saxes, Ben, baritone, Baker, Rex, Ray, Wallace, trombones, bass. -- from the Ruth Ellington Collection.