Handwriting and other details have been reported based on the notes of David Berger, Andrew Homzy, Dr. Theodore Hudson, Walter van de Leur, Wayne Shirley and Dr. Mark Tucker.
Condition: fair, tape, brittle.
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11 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Stars is contained in one folder consisting of 1 seventeen page conductor score, 1 four page piano vocal score and 11 parts in Bb Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (Still, Brave?).
Conductor score indicates parts for flute, 2 clarinets, horn, celesta, trumpet, 3 violins, viola, cello, bass, drums, piano. Piano vocal score lyrics begin "Shadow time is stealing over land and sea ...". Parts for 3 reeds - flute, clarinet 1, clarinet 2; horn/celesta; 1 trumpet - 1; 3 violins - 1, 2, 3; viola; cello; bass. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
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