2 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
4 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
1 part (photocopy), 32 cm
29 copy scores, 32 cm
One page short score for Blues appears on the verso of six page short score in Folder D. 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.
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Folder B from the Presentation Album, vol. A.
36 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Blue rose is contained in four folders consisting of 35 parts, 1 two page short score, 1 six page short score, and 1 lead sheet in F Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley, other?).
Folder A contains 34 parts in 5 groupings -- (i) 1 reed - Jimmy. -- (ii) 2 reeds - Rab (2), Carney (2); 1 trumpet - Cat; 1 trombone - Brown; bass. -- (iii) 1 reed - Paul; 2 trumpets - Cat, Ray; bass. -- (iv) 5 reeds - Rab (2), Pro (2), Jim (2), Paul (2), Carney (2); bass. Multiple parts may reflect different arrangements of the piece. -- (v) 4 reeds - Johnny, Procope, Jimmy, Harry; 4 trumpets - Cook, Nance, Terry, Cat; 3 trombones - Butter, Britt, John.
Folder B contains part for piano.
Folder C contains two page short score. Score indicates parts for saxes, trumpets, trombones.
Folder D contains six page short score and lead sheet. Short score indicates parts for saxes - Paul, Proc, Rab; brass - Ray (lead). Short score may be incomplete.
Folders A, C, & D from the Duke Ellington Library.