Additional materials for this piece are contained in "Paris blues scores," Folder B, grouping ii. 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.
Unsigned Ellington-Strayhorn composition.
Statement of responsibility taken from Music is my Mistress, by Duke Ellington.
8 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Autumnal suite is contained in one of thirty two folders for "Paris blues" consisting of 2 four page short scores, 1 fifteen page conductor score and 8 parts in C Major concert -- in ink and photocopy -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
1 four page short score indicates parts for sax, clarinet, tenor, trombone, brass. 1 four page short score indicates parts for flute, oboe, clarinet, baritone, trumpet, trombone. Score appears incomplete. Conductor score indicates parts for flute, oboe, clarinet, 2 altos, 2 tenors, 4 trumpets, 3 trombones, bass. Parts for 7 reeds - flute, oboe, clarinet, alto 1, tenor 2, Paul, baritone; trombone. Some parts appear incomplete. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.