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, brittle.
Unsigned Strayhorn composition.
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Statement of responsibility taken from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 49.
1 part and 1 score
I surrender dear is contained in one folder consisting of 1 six page conductor score in Ab Major and 1 part in C Major concert -- in pencil -- in unidentified hand (Whaley, other?).
Conductor score does not indicate instrumentation. Part for 1 reed - Carney. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.