The songbook contains lyrics to eighteen songs, with Burgess's handwritten corrections and amendments. Page 19 of the Songbook contains a manuscript music score (in Burgess's hand).
The title-page of the songbook also includes the following information: The Cyrano Songbook. Words by Anthony Burgess. Music by Michael Lewis. Property of Mediarts Music, Inc., 9229 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, California 90069.
The text of AB/ARCH/A/CYR/11 is identical to this songbook, but there are slight differences in Burgess's corrections to the two drafts.