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Selections from "Mr Lucky"

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Henry Mancini

Henry Mancini (arr. John Krance)

Subtitle: From the Television Production "Mr. Lucky"

General Info

Year: 1959 / 1961
Duration: c. 8:25
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Southdale Music
Cost: Score and Parts – Out of print

For availability information, see Discussion tab, above.


Full Score
Condensed Score
C Piccolo
D-flat Piccolo
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
Bassoon I-II
E-flat Soprano Clarinet
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
E-flat Alto Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Cornet I-II-III
B-flat Trumpet I-II
E-flat Horn or Alto I-II-III-IV
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
Bass Trombone
String Bass
Percussion, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • Cowbell
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Dance Drums
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tom-Toms
  • Triangle
  • Xylophone


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

This medley from the 1960s television program Mr. Lucky includes the melodies My Friend Andamo, March of the Cue Balls, Softly, One Eyed Cat, Lightly Latin, and Mr. Lucky.

Mr. Lucky is a CBS adventure/drama television series that aired from 1959 to 1961. Blake Edwards developed the program as a retooling of his Willie Dante character from Four Star Playhouse, in which the role was played by studio boss Dick Powell.

Mr. Lucky is an honest professional gambler with extraordinary luck. He carries a pocket watch whose chimes play the first five notes of the Mr. Lucky theme music. He and Andamo operate a floating casino aboard a luxury yacht anchored outside an American port city.

Henry Mancini's smooth theme music for the show reached Number 21 in the US singles charts. He released two successful LP's based on the show, Mr. Lucky and Mr. Lucky Goes Latin.

- Program Note from Wikipedia


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


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  • Mancini, H.; Krance, J. (1961). Selections from "Mr. Lucky": (From the Television Production "Mr. Lucky") [score]. Southdale Music: New York.
  • Mr. Lucky (TV series), Wikipedia Accessed 19 August 2016