1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
1 manuscript, 31 cm
3 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
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, and Mark Tucker.
Condition: fair, tape, torn, brittle. Folder A -- 24p., folder B -- 3p., folder C -- 18p., folder D -- 9p., folder E -- 2p. . Folder B -- 4p. Folder A -- 2p., folder C -- 3p. Folder F -- 3p.
Folder A, grouping i from the Mercer Ellington Library. Folder F from the Presentation Album, vol. A. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 201.
44 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Afraid is contained in six folders consisting of 1 six page short score and 15 parts in Db Major concert, 1 eight page conductor score and 1 part in F Major concert, and 1 three page piano vocal score, 1 two page conductor score, 2 lead sheets and 26 parts in C Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (BS, Whaley, Davis, others?).
Folder A contains parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts in C Major for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 2, tenor 1 (2), tenor 2 (2), baritone; 3 trombones - 1, 2 (2), 3 (2); bass (2). Part in F Major for bass. -- (ii) Parts in C Major for 2 reeds - alto 1, alto 2; 1 trombone - 1.
Folder B contains six page short score in Db Major. Short score indicates parts for Rab, 4 saxes, Baker, Ray, Brown.
Folder C contais eight page conductor score in F Major and parts in Db Major. Conductor score indicates parts for alto, tenor 2, tenor 4, baritone, 4 trumpets (?), 3 trombones (?), bass (?). Parts for 5 reeds - Rab, Pro, Jimmy, Sears, Carney; 5 trumpets - Ray, Baker, Dud, Williams, Scad; 3 trombones - Jones, Glenn, Brown; bass; guitar.
Folder D contains two page conductor score and parts in C Major. Conductor score indicates parts for 5 saxes - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 4 trombones - 1, 2, 3, 4; guitar; bass; drums; piano. Score appears incomplete. Parts for 5 reeds - Johnny, alto 2, Paul, tenor 2, Harry; 1 trumpet - Cook; trombone; bass; drums.
Folder E contains lead sheets. Lead sheets for voice. Lyrics begin "I'm afraid of wanting you too much ...".
Folder F contains three page piano vocal score. Lyrics as above. -- All items except Folder A, grouping i and Folder F from the Duke Ellington Library.