Piano conductor score has an inscription from composer to DE. 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.
18 parts and 1 score.
Black night and fog is contained in one folder consisting of 1 three-page piano conductor score, 1 vocal lead sheet, and 17 parts in g minor concert -- in ink -- in unidentified hand.
Score indicates instrumentation of saxes, trumpets, trombones, guitar, piano. Parts for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 2, tenor 1, tenor 2, baritone; 5 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass; drums; guitar; piano. Lyrics on lead sheet begin "Black night and fog, there are no stars above me ..." -- from the Duke Ellington Library.