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, tape.
Unsigned Strayhorn composition.
Statement of responsibility taken from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro.
It's only a paper moon is contained in one folder consisting of 15 parts in F Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Parts for 5 reeds - Johnny, alto, tenor 2, tenor 4, baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, Cat, 4; 4 trombones - 1, 2, 3, trombone; bass; drums. Part for trombone may reflect a different arrangement of the piece. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.