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, brittle.
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1 part and an indefinite number of scores
Goodbye Charlie is contained in one of eighty three folders for "Pousse cafe" consisting of 2 ten page short scores in Bb Major concert, 5 four page piano vocal scores in Db Major concert, 1 three page piano vocal score in Eb Major concert, and 1 part in an unknown key -- in pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands.
Short scores do not indicate instrumentation. Piano vocal scores in Db Major lyrics begin "I knew a boy named Charlie when I was just a kid ...". Piano vocal score in Eb Major lyrics begin as above. Part for drums. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
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