Handwriting and other details have been reported based on the notes of David Berger, Andrew Homzy, Dr. Theodore Hudson, Walter van de Leur, and Mark Tucker.
Condition: fair, worn, tape.
6 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Lord high executioner is contained in one of eighteen folders for "Mikado swing" consisting of 1 four page piano vocal score, 1 three page conductor score and 6 parts in Eb Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Piano vocal score lyrics begin "Behold the lord high executioner ...". Conductor score indicates parts for alto, tenor, 2 trumpets, drums. Parts for 2 reeds - alto, tenor; 2 trumpets - 1, 2; bass; drums. -- form the Duke Ellington Library.