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
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.
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.