1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
16 copy scores, 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.
Folder A from the Presentation Album, vol. L. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book on the parts: 130.
14 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Blutopia is contained in three folders consisting of 3 twenty-four page conductor scores, 1 eight page short score and 14 parts in Bb Major concert, and 1 three page short score in F & Bb Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (BS, Whaley?).
Folder A contains 1 twenty-four page conductor score. Score indicates parts for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 1, tenor 2, baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass.
Folder B contains 1 three page short score. Score does not indicate instrumentation.
Folder C contains 1 eight page short score, 2 twenty-four page conductor scores and 14 parts. Short score indicates parts for Sears, 4 trumpets, bass. Conductor scores identical to conductor score in Folder A. Parts for 3 reeds - Sears, Rab, Carney; 5 trumpets - Scad (2); Rex, Ray, Andy, Taft; 3 trombones - Jones, Brown, Tricky; bass; guitar. Part for Rex appears incomplete.