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.
Unsigned Strayhorn composition.
Statement of responsibility taken from The Great Song Thesaurus, by Roger Lax and Frederick Smith.
14 parts and 1 score
Take me out to the ball game is contained in two folders consisting of 1 seventeen-page conductor score and 14 parts in Ab Major concert-- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands.
Folder A contains conductor score. Score indicates parts for 6 reeds - Russ, John, Jim, Al, Carney, Ben; 5 trumpets - Baker, Scad, Ray, Al, 5; 3 trombones - Brown, Butter, Tyree; bass; drums; guitar; piano.
Folder B contains parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts for 6 reeds - Russell, Johnny, Jimmy, Al, Carney, Ben; 2 trumpets - Al, 5; 3 trombones - Brown, Butter, Tyree. -- (ii) Parts for drums; guitar; piano. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.