1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
15 copy scores, 32 cm
1 manuscript, 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, and Mark Tucker.
Condition: fair, worn, torn.
From the Mercer Ellington Library. There appear to be numbers from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 36, 87, 116.
16 parts and 1 score
Afromantique is contained in one of twenty three folders for "Liberian suite" consisting of 1 one page short score and 14 parts in c minor concert, and 2 parts in C Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in identified hand (BS) and unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Items in 3 groupings -- (i) Short score. Short score indicates parts for sax, baritone, Killian, 3 trumpets, trombones, bass. -- (ii) Parts in c minor for 5 reeds - Rab, Proc, Jimmy, Sears, Carney; 3 trumpets - Scad, Williams, Baker; 3 trombones - Jones, Tyree, Brown; bass; tympani; guitar. -- (iii) Parts in C Major for 1 reed - Proc; 1 trombone - Jones. Parts appear to correspond to the final 17 measures of the parts in grouping ii.