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.
18 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Wedding preparations is contained in one of eighty three folders for "Pousse cafe" consisting of 2 thirteen page piano conductor scores and 18 parts in A Major concert -- in ink and photocopy -- in identified hand (Charlap).
Piano conductor scores indicate parts for flute, oboe, clarinet, trumpets, trombones, violins, cellos, bass. Parts for 5 reeds - flute 1, flute 2, oboe 3, clarinet 4, clarinet 5; 4 trumpets - 1/2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; violin (3); cello; bass; drums (2). Parts for trumpet 1 and trumpet 2 are noted on the same sheet. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.