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.
Unsigned Strayhorn composition.
Statement of responsibility taken from Music is my Mistress, by Duke Ellington.
Toy pipes is contained in one of ten folders for "Nutcracker suite" consisting of 13 parts in C Major concert -- in ink -- in unidentified hands (ME, other?).
Parts for 5 reeds - Rabbit, Procope, Jimmy, Paul, Harry; 4 trumpets - Andrez, Cook, Mullins, Ray; 3 trombones - Britt, Boody, Tizol; bass. Some parts appear incomplete. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.