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Creators:
Arias, Roger
United States. Dept. of State
Arias, Clotilde, 1901-1959
Thompson, J. Walter (advertising agency).
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Dates:
1919-1957
2009
Size:
3 Cubic feet (8 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1164
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection documents the life and career of Peruvian musician, composer, and translator Clotilde Arias. Her work includes a Department of State-commissioned translation of "The Star-Spangled Banner" titled "El Pendón Estrellado", advertising jingles, original compositions, and translations of music originally written in English. She also was heavily involved in numerous Pan-American organizations including La Unión de Mujeres Americanas/United American Women.This collection contains correspondence, music manuscripts, photographs,newspaper clippings and printed materials, and four compact discs.

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Creators:
Adler, Richard
Ross, Jerry
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (copy score, 32 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0415
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

1 score

Heart is contained in one folder consisting of 1 one page piano conductor score in Eb Major concert -- in ink -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).

Piano conductor score does not indicate instrument. Score appears incomplete and is contained with "On the wrong side of the railroad track," from the suite "Beggar's holiday." -- from the Ruth Ellington Collection.

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Creators:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974
Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas), 1915-1967
Level:
file
Size:
2 Items (copy scores, 32 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0415
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

2 scores.

Drum is a woman is contained in one of seven folders for "Drum is a woman" consisting of 1 three-page piano vocal score and 1 six-page piano vocal score in f minor concert -- in ink -- in unidentified hands (Sanders, Whaley?).

Piano vocal score lyrics begin "A drum 'sa woman who won't stay out of your blood ...". Six page score appears incomplete. -- from the Ruth Ellington Collection.

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Creators:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974
Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas), 1915-1967
Level:
file
Size:
1 Item (copy score, 28 cm.)
1 Item (copy score, 32 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0415
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

2 scores

Finale is contained in one of seven folders for "Drum is a woman" consisting of 1 one page short score and 1 three page short score in Bb Major concert -- in ink -- in unidentified hands (Sanders, Whaley?).

One page short score indicates parts for voices. Lyrics begin "Carabae Joe, a drum is a women ...". Three page short score indicates parts for voices, 2 altos, clarinet, tenor, baritone, 4 trumpets, 3 trombones, bass. Lyrics begin as above. -- from the Ruth Ellington Collection.

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Creators:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974
Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas), 1915-1967
Level:
file
Size:
2 Items (copy scores, 32 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0415
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

2 scores

Congo square is contained in one of seven folders for "Drum is a woman" consisting of 1 five page piano conductor score and 1 ten page short score in D Major concert -- in ink -- in unidentified hands (Sanders, Whaley?).

Piano conductor score indicates part for clarinet. Short score indicates parts for alto, Pro, Hamilton, Paul, baritone, Terry, trumpets, trombones, bass. -- from the Ruth Ellington Collection.

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Creators:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974
Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas), 1915-1967
Level:
file
Size:
1 Item (part (photocopy), 28 cm.)
1 Item (copy score, 32 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0415
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

1 part and 1 score

Hey, Buddy Bolden is contained in one of seven folders for "Drum is a woman" consisting of 1 part and 1 thirteen page short score in F Major concert -- in ink and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (Sanders, Whaley?).

Part for voice. Lyrics begin "Hey, Buddy Bolden ... Buddy Bolden was a lover of music ...". Short score indicates parts for voice, saxes, Proc, baritone, trumpets, trombones. Lyrics begin "Blowin' the horn was his game ...". -- from the Ruth Ellington Collection.

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Creators:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974
Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas), 1915-1967
Level:
file
Size:
1 Item (copy score, 32 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0415
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

1 part.

New Orleans is contained in one of seven folders for "Drum is a woman" consisting of 1 lead sheet in Db Major concert -- in ink -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).

Lead sheet for clarinet, trombone. -- from the Ruth Ellington Collection.

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Creators:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974
Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas), 1915-1967
Level:
file
Size:
2 Items (copy scores, 32 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0415
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

1 part and 1 score

Pomgranate is contained in one of seven folders for "Drum is a woman" consisting of 1 two page piano vocal score and 1 part in Ab Major concert -- in ink -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).

Piano vocal score does not include lyrics. Part for voice. Lyrics begin "On some far isle in the sea ...". -- from the Ruth Ellington Collection.

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Creators:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974
Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas), 1915-1967
Level:
file
Size:
1 Item (copy score, 32 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0415
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

1 part

Zajj's dream is contained in one of seven folders for "Drum is a woman" consisting of 1 part in Eb Major concert -- in ink -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).

Part for piano. -- from the Ruth Ellington Collection.

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Creators:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974
Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas), 1915-1967
Level:
file
Size:
3 Items (copy scores, 32 cm.)
1 Item (mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 31 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0301
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

see also Scores 2

3 parts and 1 score

Drum is a woman is contained in two of thirty one folders for "Drum is a woman" consisting of 1 three page piano vocal score and 3 parts in f minor concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (DE, Whaley?).

Folder A contains piano vocal score. Lyrics begin "A drum'sa woman who won't stay out of your blood ...".

Folder B contains parts for voice (3). Lyrics begin as above.

Folder B from the Duke Ellington Library.

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