Parts for 2 untitled pieces are contained in this folder. Additional materials for this piece are also contained in "Paris blues scores," Folder B, grouping vi. 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.
32 parts and 1 score
Fleur is contained in one of thirty two folders for "Paris blues" consisting of 1 two page short score and 32 parts in G Major concert -- in ink -- in unidentified hands (Whaley, Tizol?).
Items in 3 groupings -- (i) Parts for 6 reeds - flute, oboe, clarinet, Johnny, Paul, baritone; 2 trumpets - 1, 2; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass. Parts are subtitled "Intro." -- (ii) Parts for 2 reeds - alto (2), tenor; bass. Reed parts appear incomplete. -- (iii) Short score and remaining parts. Short score does not indicate instrumentation and appears incomplete. Parts for 6 reeds - flute, oboe, Johnny, Pro, Paul, bass clarinet; 5 trumpets - 1, 2, Nance (2), 4, Cooky; 4 trombones - 1, 2, 3, Tizol. Some parts appear incomplete. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.