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.
22 parts and an indefinite number of scores.
The eleventh commandment is contained in one of eighty three folders for "Pousse cafe" consisting of 1 six page short score, 1 nine page piano conductor score and 22 parts in G Major concert, and 3 four page piano vocal scores in A Major concert -- in ink and photocopy -- in identified hand (Charlap) and unidentified hands.
Short score indicates parts for voices - John, alto, baritone (?); orchestra. Lyrics begin "Thou shalt not get caught ...". Piano vocal scores lyrics begin as above. Piano conductor score indicates parts for clarinet, strings, bass, voice. Lyrics begin as above. Parts for 5 reeds - clarinet 1, clarinet 2, clarinet 3, bass clarinet 4, bass clarinet 5; 3 trumpets - 1/2, 3; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; 3 violins - A, B (3), C (3); cello (2); bass; 2 drums - A, B. Parts for trumpet 1 and trumpet 2 are noted on the same sheet. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.