3 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
4 manuscripts, 32 cm
2 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
Part for Paul in Folder A, grouping i (photocopy) is originally noted on the verso of "Swanee river." A piano conductor score and lead sheet for "Fool in love" are noted on the verso of the short score in Folder C, grouping i. 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.
Folder C, grouping iii from the Mercer Ellington Library. There appear to be numbers from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 397, 265.
36 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Don't take my love is contained in four folders consisting of 1 three page short score in Ab Major concert, 1 two page conductor score in an unknown key, 1 two page short score and 8 parts in Eb Major concert, and 28 parts in C Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (BS, Whaley, Benjamin?).
Folder A contains items in 3 groupings -- (i) Part in Eb Major for 1 reed - Paul. -- (ii) 1 three page short score in Ab Major and 1 two page conductor score in an unknown key. Short score indicates part for Rab. Conductor score indicates parts for alto 1, alto 3, tenor 1, tenor 2, baritone. Conductor score appears incomplete. -- (iii) Parts in C Major for 5 reeds - Proc, Rab, Sears, Jimmy (2), Carney; 4 trumpets - trumpet, Scad, Dud, Williams; 2 trombones - Jones, Tyree; guitar (2). Multiple parts may reflect different arrangements of the piece.
Folder B contains parts in Eb Major for 2 trombones - Tricky, Browne; bass.
Folder C contains items in 3 groupings -- (i) 1 two page short score in Eb Major. Short score indicates parts for Paul, Carney. Short score appears incomplete. -- (ii) Parts in Eb Major for 2 reeds - Procope, Willie. -- (iii) Parts in Eb Major for 1 reed - Jimmy (2).
Folder D contains parts in C Major for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 1, tenor 2, baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass; guitar. -- All items except Folder C, grouping iii from the Duke Ellington Library.