2 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
13 copy scores, 32 cm
2 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
4 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, torn, brittle, tape.
Folder A from the Presentation Album, vol. J, p. 5. Folder B, grouping vii from the Mercer Ellington Library. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 85.
Ring dem bells is contained in two of six folders for "Check and double check" consisting of 16 parts in C Major concert (?), and 5 parts in c minor concert (?) -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in identified hand (Jones) and unidentified hands (DE, Whaley, Tizol, Sanders, Henderson?).
Folder A contains part in c minor (?) for piano. Part appears incomplete.
Folder B contains parts in 7 groupings -- (i) Parts in C Major (?) for 5 trumpets - Baker, Taft, Wallace, Nance, Herb; 2 trombones - Tizol, Tricky; unidentified treble instrument (trumpet?). -- (ii) Parts in C Major for 2 trombones - Tricky, Brown. -- (iii) Part in C Major for 1 trombone - 2. -- (iv) Parts in C Major (?) for 3 reeds - Johnny, Jimmy, Carney. -- (v) Parts in c minor for 4 reeds - alto 1, alto 2, tenor, baritone. -- (vi) Part in C Major (?) for 1 reed - Nat. -- (vii) Part in C Major for piano. -- All items except Folder A and Folder B, grouping vii from the Duke Ellington Library.