1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
15 copy scores, 32 cm
2 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
1 part (photocopy), 28 cm
Handwriting and other details have been reported based on the notes of David Berger, Andrew Homzy, Dr. Theodore Hudson, Walter van de Leur, Wayne Shirley, and Dr. Mark Tucker.
Condition: fair, torn, tape.
Folder C from the Presentation Album, vol. V. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 231.
16 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Madness in great ones is contained in three of twenty eight folders for "Such sweet thunder" consisting of 2 fourteen page short scores, 1 eight page short score and 16 parts in F Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, Sanders, Whaley?).
Folder A contains 1 fourteen page short score and parts. Short score indicates parts for alto, clarinet, tenor, baritone, trumpets, trombones, bass. Parts for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 2, tenor 4, baritone; 4 trumpets - solo, 1, 2, 3; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3.
Folder B contains parts for 1 reed - Carney; 1 trombone - John (3).
Folder C contains remaining short scores. Eight page short score indicates parts for Rab, Proc, Ham, Paul, baritone, Cook, Ray, Cat, Terry, Britt, Butter, bass. Fourteen page short score indicates parts for alto, clarinet, tenor, baritone, trumpets, trombones, bass.
Folder A and Folder B from the Duke Ellington Library.