9 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
10 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, tape.
Unsigned Strayhorn composition.
Statement of responsibility taken from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro.
18 parts and 1 score
Can-can is contained in 1 folder consisting of 1 eight page short score and 11 parts in Bb Major concert, annd 7 parts in G Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (BS, Whaley?).
Short score does not indicate parts. Parts in 2 groupings -- (i) 9 reeds - Rabbit, alto 1, Nat, alto 2, Jimmy, tenor 1, Ben, tenor 2, Carney; 3 trumpets - Baker, Taft, Wallace; 2 trombones - Sandy, Tizol. -- (ii) 1 reed - baritone; 1 trombone - Tizol; 1 unidentified (guitar?); piano. Parts in different keys appear to reflect two arrangements of the piece. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.