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.
17 parts and 1 score
Finale Act I is contained in one of eighty three folders for "Pousse cafe" consisting of 1 eighteen page piano conductor score and 17 parts in C Major concert -- in ink and photocopy -- in identified hand (Charlap) and unidentified hands.
Piano conductor score indicates parts for flute, clarinet, tenor, baritone, 4 trumpets, 3 trombones, violins, cellos, bass, drums. Parts for 5 reeds - flute 1, clarinet 2, oboe 3, tenor 4, baritone 5; 4 trumpets - 1/2, 3, 4; 2 trombones - 1, 2; 3 violins - A, B, C; bass; 2 drums - 1, 2; piano. Parts for trumpet 1 and trumpet 2 are noted on the same sheet. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.