A part for "Satin doll" is noted on the bottom of a part in Folder A, grouping ii. 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, torn.
Folder A, grouping ii from the Mercer Ellington Library.
36 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Will you be there is contained in two of sixty nine folders for "Sacred concert I" consisting of 4 two page short scores, 1 one page short score and 36 parts in F Major concert -- in ink and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (Whaley, other?).
Folder A contains parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts for 3 reeds - Jimmy (2), Paul (2), Carney; 1 trumpet - Cootie (2). -- (ii) Parts for 1 reed - Pro; 2 trumpets - Mercer, Herb; 2 trombones - Buster, Chuck.
Folder B contains short scores and remaining parts. Short scores indicate parts for voices - soprano, alto, tenor, bariotne, bass. Lyrics begin "Will you be there, will your name be called ...". One page short score appears incomplete. Parts for voices - soprano 1 (2), soprano 2 (3), soprano 1/2, alto 1 (2), alto 2 (3), alto 1/2, tenor 1 (3), tenor 2 (3), baritone (3), bass (3). Lyrics begin as above. -- All items except Folder A, grouping ii from the Duke Ellington Library.