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: worn, brittle.
22 parts and 1 score
Rules and regulations is contained in one of eighty three folders for "Pousse cafe" consisting of 1 six page piano conductor score, 1 lead sheet and 21 parts in Eb Major concert -- in ink and photocopy -- in identified hand (Charlap) and unidentified hand.
Piano conductor score indicates parts for flute, oboe, clarinet, bass clarinet, trumpets, trombones, violins, cellos, bass, voice. Lyrics begin "There are theories, suppositions and assumptions ...". Lead sheet for voice. Lyrics begin as above. Parts for 5 reeds - flute 1, clarinet 2, oboe 3, bass 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 - 1, 2, 3. Parts for trumpet 1 and trumpet 2 are noted on the same sheet. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.