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, tape, brittle.
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Folder A from the Presentation Album, vol. R. Copyright by Tempo Music, Inc.
2 parts and 1 score
Dance number 1 is contained in two of twenty three folders for "Liberian suite" consisting of 1 thirteen page short score and 2 parts in f minor concert -- in ink and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (Whaley, other?).
Folder A contains short score. Short score indicates parts for altos, clarinet, tenors, baritone, trumpets, trombones, bass, drums.
Folder B contains parts for piano (2).
Folder B from the Duke Ellington Library.
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