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, worn, tape.
23 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Finale Act II is contained in one of eighty three folders for "Pousse cafe" consisting of 1 three page piano conductor score, 2 two page piano conductor scores, 3 one page short scores and 22 parts in F Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in identified hand (Charlap) and unidentified hand.
Piano conductor scores indicates parts for flute, oboe, trumpets, trombones, violins, cellos, bass, drums. Short scores indicate parts for voices - girls, tenor, baritone. Lyrics begin "Oo, ah, c'est comme ca ...". Parts for 5 reeds - flute 1, clarinet 2, oboe 3, clarinet 4, bass clarinet 5; 4 trumpets - 1/2, 3 (2), 4 (2); 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; 4 violins - A, B, C, D; 2 cellos - A, B; bass; 3 drums - A, B, C. Parts for trumpet 1 and trumpet 2 are noted on the same sheet. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.