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, brittle.
20 parts and 1 score
Follow me up the stairs - boys is contained in one of eighty three folders for "Pousse cafe" consisting of 1 two page piano conductor score and 20 parts in Db Major concert -- in ink and photocopy -- in identified hand (Charlap) and unidentified hand.
Piano conductor score indicates parts for clarinets, trumpets, trombones, violins, cellos, voices. Lyrics begin "He followed her up the stairs to paradise ...". Parts for 5 reeds - clarinet 1, clarinet 2, clarinet 3, clarinet 4, bass clarinet 5; 4 trumpets - 1/2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; 3 violins - A, 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.