3 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
11 copy scores, 32 cm
5 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
3 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
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.
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Folder B from the Mercer Ellington Library.
19 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Intro B flat is contained in two of four folders for "Cabin in the sky" consisting of 1 three page short score, 1 two page short score, 1 one page short score and 19 parts in Bb Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, BS, Whaley?).
Folder A contains one page short score. Short score does not indicate instrumentation.
Folder B contains items in 2 groupings -- (i) Short scores. Two page short score indicates parts for 5 reeds, 4 trumpets, 3 trombones, bass. One page short score does not indicate instrumentation. -- (ii) Parts for 4 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 2 (2), tenor 4, baritone (2); 4 trumpets - 1 (2), 2 (2), 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2 (2), 3 (2); bass.
Folder A from the Duke Ellington Library.
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