2 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
6 copy scores, 32 cm
21 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
12 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
1 copy score, 19 cm
Piano conductor scores
Piano vocal scores
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, worn, torn, tape.
Remaining items from the Mercer Ellington Library. Copyright by Tempo Music, Inc. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 76.
39 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Pretty girl is contained in three of twenty eight folders for "Such sweet thunder" consisting of 1 two page piano vocal score and 6 parts in Db Major concert, 1 four page short score and 14 parts in C Major concert, 1 part in G Major concert (?), 1 part in Eb Major concert (?), and 1 two page piano conductor score and 17 parts in F Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (BS, Sanders, Henderson, Whaley?).
Folder A contains piano vocal score in Db Major. Lyrics begin "Pretty girl you with the smile ...".
Folder B contains short score in C Major. Short score indicates parts for Proc, Paul, Jim, baritone, trumpets, bass.
Folder C contains items in 7 groupings -- (i) Parts in C Major for 3 reeds - Procope, Jimmy, Harry; 3 trumpets - Cat, Terry (2), Cook (2); 1 trombone - Butter. -- (ii) Parts in Db Major for 1 trombone - 2; bass (3). -- (iii) Parts in G Major and Eb Major (?). Part in G Major (?) for guitar. Part in Eb Major (?) for unidentified treble instrument. -- (iv) Parts in C Major for 2 reeds - Procope, Paul; 1 trumpet - Ray; 2 trombones - Britt, Buster. -- (v) Piano conductor score and parts in F Major. Piano conductor score indicates parts for saxes, trumpets, trombones. Parts for 2 trombones - 3, 4; guitar. -- (vi) Parts in F Major for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 2, tenor 1, tenor 2, baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4 (2); 3 trombones - 1, 2, Chuck; bass. -- (vii) Parts in Db Major for 1 reed - Rab; 1 trumpet - Rolf.
Folder A, Folder B, and Folder C, groupings iv, vi & vii from the Duke Ellington Library.