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.
Unsigned Strayhorn composition.
Statement of responsibility taken from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro.
1 part and an indefinite number of scores
Cavernism is contained in 1 folder consisting of 1 six page conductor score and 1 part in Eb Major concert, 1 two page conductor score in Ab Major concert, and 1 one page short score in F Major concert -- in pencil -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Six page conductor score indicates parts for 3 saxes, 3 trumpets, 2 unidentified bass instruments (trombones?), 2 unidentified instruments (bass, guitar?), piano. Two page conductor score indicates parts for 4 saxes, 3 trumpets, 2 trombones, 1 unidentified bass instrument (bass?), piano. One page short score does not indicate parts. Short score appears incomplete. Part for piano. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.