1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
11 copy scores, 32 cm
3 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
1 part (photocopy), 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 Dr. Mark Tucker.
Condition: fair, worn.
Unsigned Ellington-Strayhorn composition.
Folder B, grouping i from the Mercer Ellington Library. Statement of responsibility taken from Music is my Mistress, by Duke Ellington. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 25.
15 parts and 1 score
Circle is contained in two of thirty one folders for "Far east suite" consisting of 1 two page short score and 15 parts in Bb Major concert -- in ink and photocopy -- in identified hand (BS) and unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Folder A contains short score. Short score indicates parts for saxes, Jim, Paul, baritone, trumpets, trombones, bass. Score appears incomplete.
Folder B contains parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts for 1 reed - clarinet (2); 1 trumpet - 4; 1 trombone - 3 (2); bass (2). -- (ii) Parts for 4 reeds - Rab, Pro, tenor 4, Carney; 2 trumpets - 1, 2; 2 trombones - 1, 2.
Folder A and Folder B, grouping ii from the Duke Ellington Library.