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, tape, worn, brittle.
21 parts and 1 score
Thank you ma'am is contained in one of eighty three folders for "Pousse cafe" consisting of 1 eight page piano conductor score and 21 parts in F Major concert -- in ink and photocopy -- in identified hand (Charlap) and unidentified hand.
Piano conductor score indicates parts for flute, oboe, clarinet, bass clarinet, brass, violins, cellos, drums, voice. Lyrics begin "I'll merely say thank you ma'am ...". 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 - 1, 2, 3. Parts for trumpet 1 and trumpet 2 are noted on the same sheet. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.