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.
6 parts and an indefinite number of scores
High hopes is contained in one folder consisting of 1 two page conductor score, 1 two page piano conductor score and 6 parts in G Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Conductor score indicates parts for alto, tenor, trumpet 1, trumpet 2, bass. Piano conductor score does not indicate instrumentation. Parts for 2 reeds - alto, tenor; 2 trumpets - 1, 2; bass; drums. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.