1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
5 parts (photocopies), 28 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 Dr. Mark Tucker.
Condition: fair, torn, tape.
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Folder A, grouping ii from the Mercer Ellington Library.
27 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Blood count is contained in three folders consisting of 1 two page short score, 1 twelve page conductor score, and 27 parts in F Major concert -- in ink, pencil, and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (Jones, BS, Whaley?).
Folder A contains 26 parts in 3 groupings -- (i) 1 unidentified treble instrument. -- (ii) 5 reeds - Rab (2), Proc, Hamilton (2), Paul (2), Harry (2); 4 trumpets - Cooty (2), Cat, Merc, Herb; 3 trombones - Brown, Buster (2), Chuck (2); bass (2); 1 unidentified treble instrument. -- (iii) 1 reed - Proc; 1 trumpet - Cat; 1 trombone - Brown.
Folder B contains two page short score. Short score indicates parts for saxes, baritone, trumpets.
Folder C contains twelve page conductor score and 1 part. Score for 5 reeds - alto 1, 3, tenor 2, 4, baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3. Part for piano (?).
Folder A, groupings i & iii, Folder B, and Folder C from the Duke Ellington Library.
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