2 mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm
13 copy scores, 32 cm
Additional materials for this piece are contained with "Anatomy of a murder scores," grouping x. Handwriting and other details have been reported based on the notes of Walter van de Leur.
Condition: fair, worn, tape. Folder A -- 14p. Folder A -- 2p. Folder A -- 1p.
Unsigned Ellington-Strayhorn composition.
Grouping i from the Presentation Album, vol. J, p. 42. Grouping iii from the Presentation Album, vol. J, p. 10. 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.
13 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Hero to zero is contained in one of thirty two folders for "Anatomy of a murder" consisting of 1 two page short score, 1 three page short score and 13 parts in C Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley?).
Items in 3 groupings -- (i) Two page short score. Short score indicates parts for altos, clarinet, Paul, baritone, trumpets, bass. -- (ii) Parts for 5 reeds - Rab, Proc, Jimmy, Paul, Carney; 4 trumpets - Terry, Ray, Cat, Baker; 3 trombones - Britt, Butter, John; bass. -- (iii) Three page short score. Short score indicates parts for Terry, Proc, baritone. Short score appears incomplete. -- Grouping ii from the Duke Ellington Library.