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.
Porgy is contained in one folder consisting of 1 four page short score in D Major concert, and 2 two page piano conductor scores in Ab Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Short score in D Major indicates parts for alto, baritone, trumpets, trombone, bass, piano, voice. Lyrics begin "There ain't no man in Charleston that's a stranger to big crown Bess ...". Score appears incomplete. Piano conductor scores do not indicate instrumentation. 1 score appears incomplete. Piano conductor scores may be unrelated to short score. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.