1 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm
14 copy scores, 32 cm
3 parts (photocopies), 32 cm
4 parts (photocopies), 28 cm
Clarinet parts in Folder A, grouping i and Folder B, grouping i (photocopies) are originally noted on the verso of "Kick." 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, tape.
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Folder A, grouping ii from the Mercer Ellington Library.
21 parts and 1 score
F.L. is contained in two folders consisting of 1 one page short score in Ab Major concert (?) and 21 parts in Db Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (DE, other?).
Folder A contains parts in 3 groupings -- (i) 1 reed - clarinet. -- (ii) 2 reeds - clarinet, Jimmy (2); 1 trumpet - Merc (2); 2 trombones - Chuck (2), Brown; bass (2). -- (iii) 4 reeds - Rab, Proc, Paul, Carney; 3 trumpets - Cat, Cooty, Herb; 1 trombone - Buster; bass. Parts for Rab, Proc, and Cooty appear incomplete.
Folder B contains short score and 1 part. Short score does not indicate instrumentation and appears incomplete. Part for 1 reed - clarinet. -- All items except Folder A, grouping ii from the Duke Ellington Library.
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