1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
2 manuscripts, 32 cm
16 copy scores, 32 cm
11 manuscripts, 31 cm
A piano vocal score for an untitled piece is also contained in Folder A. -- According to Mark Tucker's "The Duke Ellington Reader," Ellington and the orchestra went to Hollywood to appear in this 1934 film starring Mae West. -- According to Timner, it was first recorded in April and May that same year. -- 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.
28 parts and an indefinite number of scores.
My old flame is contained in three of five folders for "Belle of the nineties" consisting of 1 two page short score, 1 four page short score and 6 parts in G Major concert, 9 parts in Eb Major concert, and 13 parts in Bb Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (DE, ME, Tizol, Henderson, other?).
Folder A contains short scores. Two-page short score indicates parts for Rabbit, altos, clarinet, baritone, Cooty, trumpets, Tricky, Brown, Tizol, bass. Four page short score indicates parts for tenor, horn, trumpet, bass.
Folder B contains parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts in Eb Major for 1 trumpet - 3; bass; guitar. -- (ii) Parts in Bb Major for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 2, Jimmy, Paul, baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3 (2).
Folder C contains parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts in G Major for 2 reeds - Johnny, Otto; 3 trumpets - Cooty, Wetz, Posey; bass. -- (ii) Parts in Eb Major for 2 reeds - Otto, Carney; 2 trumpets - 1, 2; 1 trombone - Tricky; bass. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.