1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
20 copy scores, 32 cm
4 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
3 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
An additional holograph short score for this piece is noted on the verso of a short score for "Purple gazelle" from "Afro Bossa." The short score does not indicate instrumentation and appears incomplete. Handwriting and other details have been reported based on the notes of David Berger, Andrew Homzy, Dr. Theodore Hudson, Walter van de Leur, and Mark Tucker.
Condition: fair, worn, torn, water spots. Folder A -- 22p. Folder A -- 2p. Folder A -- 2p. Folder A -- 3p.
Grouping iii from the Mercer Ellington Library. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 92.
27 parts and 1 score
Slepti is contained in one of nineteen folders for "Afro Bossa" consisting of 1 two page short score and 27 parts in c minor concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley?).
Items in 4 groupings -- (i) Short score. Short score indicates parts for Proc, saxes, baritone, trumpets, trombones. -- (ii) Parts for 1 reed - Proc; 1 trumpet - 2; 1 trombone - 1. -- (iii) Parts for 4 reeds - Rab (2), Jimmy (2), Paul (2), Carney (2); 1 trumpet - 3; 2 trombones - 2 (2), 3 (2). -- (iv) Parts for 4 reeds - Rab, Jimmy, Paul, Carney; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - Brown, Buster, Chuck. -- All items except grouping iii from the Duke Ellington Library.