Original for conductor score (photocopy) is in OS, Box 4. 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.
From the Mercer Ellington Library. Statement of responsibility taken from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro.
10 parts and 1 score
The Continental is contained in one folder consisting of 1 one page conductor score and 10 parts in Bb Major concert -- in ink and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (Whaley, other?).
Conductor score indicates parts for 6 reeds - alto 1, alto 2, clarinet, tenor 1, tenor 2, baritone; 5 trumpets - solo, 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones; 1 unidentified bass instrument (bass?). Score is incomplete. Parts for 4 reeds - Harold, Bobby, P, Dave; 4 trumpets - 1/2, 3/4; 3 trombones - Chuck, MT/Ray; bass; piano.