1 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 30 cm
7 copy scores, 30 cm
1 manuscript, 33 cm
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
Continuity - backsliders
Handwriting and other details have been reported based on the notes of David Berger, Andrew Homzy, Dr. Theodore Hudson, Walter van de Leur, and Dr. Mark Tucker.
Condition: fair, tape, torn.
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Multiple scores may reflect two arrangements of the piece. There appear to be numbers from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 5, 6.
22 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Backsliders is contained in one folder consisting of 1 three page published sheet, 1 nine page conductor score, 1 three page conductor score, and 22 parts in F Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (Redman?).
Nine page conductor score for 2 violins - 1, 2; viola; cello; bass; trumpet; clarinet; piano. -- Three page conductor score for 2 clarinets; bass clarinet; 3 trumpets; 3 violins; viola; cello; guitar; drums; piano. -- Parts in 2 groupings - (i) 2 violins - 1, 2; viola; cello; bass; trumpet; bass clarinet. -- (ii) 2 clarinets - Evans, Brillhart; bass clarinet - Feinschmidt; 3 trumpets - A, B, C; 3 violins - A, B, C; viola; cello; bass; guitar; percussion; piano. -- Multiple scores may reflect two arrangements. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
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