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, brittle. Folder A -- 6p., folder B -- 7p. Folder B -- 1p. Folder B -- 27p.
Unsigned Ellington-Strayhorn composition.
Folder B, grouping i from the Mercer Ellington Library. According to Mark Tucker's "Duke Ellington Reader," "Anatomy of a Murder" was a 1959 motion picture film, directed by Otto Preminger. Statement of responsibility taken from Music is my Mistress, by Duke Ellington.
15 parts and 1 score
Upper and outest is contained in two of thirty two folders for "Anatomy of a murder" consisting of 1 seven page conductor score and 15 parts in Db Major concert -- in ink and photocopy -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Folder A contains conductor score. Score indicates parts for 5 reeds, 4 trumpets, 3 trombones, bass.
Folder B contains parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts for 1 reed - Rab; 2 trumpets - Ray, Terry; 1 trombone - Britt (2); bass (2). -- (ii) Parts for 4 reeds - Proc, Jimmy, Paul, Carney; 2 trumpets - Cat, Baker; 2 trombones - Butter, John.
Folder A and Folder B, grouping ii from the Duke Ellington Library.