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.
Troubles is contained in one folder consisting of 1 fourteen page short score and 1 ten page conductor score in F Major concert -- in pencil -- in unidentified hands (ME, Whaley?).
Short score indicates parts for alto, tenor, trumpets, basses, drums, voice. Lyrics begin "Troubles, any de troubles ...". Conductor score indicates parts for 4 reeds - alto, tenor 1, tenor 2, baritone; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 2 trombones - 1, 2; bass. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.