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, stained.
Unsigned Strayhorn composition.
Statement of responsibility taken from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro. There appear to be numbers from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 62, 74.
On the Alamo is contained in one folder consisting of 14 parts in Bb Major concert -- in ink -- in unidentified hands (Tizol, Whaley, Henderson?).
Parts in 3 groupings -- (i) Parts for 3 reeds - Otto, Johnny, Jimmie; 3 trumpets - Taft, Baker, Rex; 2 trombones - Browne, Tizol; bass; guitar. -- (ii) Parts for 1 reed - Carney; 1 trumpet - Ray. -- (iii) Parts for 2 trombones - Tricky, Tizol. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.