1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
15 copy scores, 32 cm
1 part (photocopy), 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, worn, torn.
Copyright by Tempo Music, Inc.
14 parts and an indefinite number of scores.
Such sweet thunder is contained in one of four folders for "Such sweet thunder" consisting of 2 two-page short scores, 1 four-page short score, and 14 parts in G Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, Sanders, Whaley, other?).
Items in 4 groupings -- (i) 1 two-page short score. Short score indicates parts for saxes, tenor, baritone. Score appears incomplete. -- (ii) Remaining short scores. Four-page short score does not indicate instrumentation. Two-page short score does not indicate instrumentation and appears incomplete. -- (iii) Part for piano. -- (iv) Parts for 5 reeds - alto, alto 3, tenor 1, tenor 2, baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass. -- from the Ruth Ellington Collection.
One page, marked "April 15 1957 / Income Tax Day," reproduced in: Virginia Mason Vaughan and Alden T. Vaughan, Shakespeare in American Life, Washington, D.C.: Folger Shakespeare Library, 2007, p. 84