2 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
4 manuscripts, 32 cm
26 copy scores, 32 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, worn, stained.
25 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Zweet Zurzday is contained in two of seven folders for "Suite Thursday" consisting of 1 two page short score in C Major concert (?), 1 three page short score, 2 one page short scores and 13 parts in G Major concert, and 1 eight page conductor score, 2 one page short scores and 12 parts in Eb Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in identified hands (DE, Whaley) and unidentified hands (Mullens, other?).
Folder A contains items in 4 groupings -- (i) Short score in C Major concert (?). Short score does not indicate instrumentation and appears incomplete. -- (ii) Parts in G Major for 5 reeds - Rab, Proc, Jimmy, Paul, Carney; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - Brown, Booty, 3; bass. -- (iii) Parts in Eb Major for 5 reeds - Hodges, Procope, Hamilton, Paul, Carney; 4 trumpets - Cook, Mullens, Merenguito, Ray; 3 trombones - Brown, Gee, Booty. -- (iv) One page short score in Eb Major. Short score indicates parts for sax, trumpets, trombones.
Folder B contains remaining scores. Three page short score in G Major indicates parts for tenor, trombones. Short score appears incomplete. Eight page conductor score in Eb Major indicates parts for clarinet, tenor. 1 one page short score in G Major indicates parts for clarinet, trombones. 1 one page short score in G Major indicates part for clarinet. One page short score in Eb Major indicates parts for saxes, baritone, trumpets, trombones. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.