Handwriting and other details have been reported based on the notes of David Berger, Andrew Homzy, Dr. Theodore Hudson, Walter van de Leur, and Dr. Mark Tucker.
Condition: fair, worn, tape, brittle.
24 parts and 1 score
Opening - Act II is contained in one of eighty three folders for "Pousse cafe" consisting of 1 thirteen page piano conductor score and 24 parts in Ab Major concert -- in ink and photocopy -- in identified hand (Charlap) and unidentified hand.
Items in 2 groupings -- (i) Piano conductor score and parts. Score indicates parts for flutes, clarinet, oboe, bass clarinet, trumpets, trombones, violins, cellos, bass, drums. Parts for 5 reeds - flute 1, flute 2, clarinet 3, clarinet 4, bass clarinet 5; 4 trumpets - 1/2, 3, 4; 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. -- (ii) Parts for piano (3). -- from the Duke Ellington Library.