Guitar part in grouping i (photocopy) is originally noted on the verso of Blue goose. An untitled piece is noted on the verso of the trombone part for Darling. 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, worn.
Darling is contained in one folder consisting of 2 parts in Eb Major concert and 8 parts in Bb Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hand (Tizol?).
Parts in 3 groupings -- (i) 1 part in Eb Major for guitar. -- (ii) 1 part in Eb Major for trumpet - Rex. -- (iii) 8 parts in Bb Major for 5 reeds - Johnny, Pro, Paul, Hamilton, Carney; 2 trumpets - Ray, Coocky (Cootie?); 1 trombone - Browne. Groupings may reflect different works with the same title. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.