1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 31 cm
1 conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 30 cm
15 copy scores, 31 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, stained. Folder A -- 3p.,folder B -- 7p. Folder B -- 2p. Folder B -- 7p. Folder A -- 2p.(in mylar), folder B -- 7p.
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There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book on the parts: 221
15 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Beale street blues is contained in two folders consisting of 1 four page short score, 1 published sheet and 15 parts in Bb Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley?).
Folder A contains short score and published sheet. Short score indicates parts for 6 reeds - clarinet, 4 saxes, baritone; 4 trumpets; 2 trombones - Wilbur, Brown.
Folder B contains parts in 2 groupings -- (i) 5 reeds - Jimmy, Rab, Sears, Pro, Carney; 6 trumpets - 1, Francis, Baker, Scad, Taft, Ray; 3 trombones - Jones, Jones, Wilbur. -- (ii) 1 trombone - Brown. -- From the Duke Ellington Library.
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