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Creators:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974
Whaley, Thomas L. (copyist)
Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas), 1915-1967
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Dates:
circa 1930-1981, undated
Level:
series
Size:
212 Cubic feet (Approx.; 530+ boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0301
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Includes original manuscripts (parts and scores), copy scores, lead, lyric and copyright sheets, published music and arrangements of compositions by Duke Ellington and his main collaborator, Billy Strayhorn. This series also contains arrangements by Ellington, Strayhorn, Tom Whaley and others for songs encompassing African-American spirituals and t...

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Dates:
1916-1919
Level:
file
Size:
21 Items
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0300.S04
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

"At the Jazz Town Novelty Ball," 1918, THE PASSING SHOW OF 1918"I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles," 1919, THE PASSING SHOW OF 1918"Naughty! Naughty! Naughty!" 1916, SHOW OF WONDERS"The Older They Get, the Harder They Fall," 1918, LADIES FIRST"Please Don't Lean on the Bell," 1917, ZIEGFELD MIDNIGHT FROLIC

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item
Size:
1 motion picture film
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0491
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Descriptive Summary: An Ernie Smith compilation reel: 1. Nautical and Nice: A Musical Review Copyright: 1946 Corporate Creator: Official Films Performer(s): Bob Kennedy and the Seashore Sweeties Song Title(s): "She Looks Cute in Her Bathing Suit", vocals by Kennedy 2. Minnie the Mermaid Copyright: 1942 Corporate Creator: Official Films Per...

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Level:
file
Size:
1 Item (part (photocopy), 28 cm.)
8 Items (mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 32 cm.)
4 Items (manuscripts, 32 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0301
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

13 parts.

He huffed and puffed and blew the blues is contained in two folders consisting of 1 lyric sheet and 12 parts in Bb Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (DE, BS, Tizol?).

Folder A contains lyric sheet. Lyrics begin "This is the story of a jazz cat, A swinger from the word go ...". Folder B contains parts in 2 groupings -- (i) 3 reeds - Jimmy (2), Proc (2), Paul; 1 trombone - Butter. Parts for Jimmy and Proc are noted on front and verso of the same sheet. Parts for Paul and Butter appear incomplete. -- (ii) 4 reeds -...

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Creators:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974
Level:
file
Size:
13 Items (copy scores, 32 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0301
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

see AFRO-BOSSA SUITE

13 parts

Angu is contained in one of nineteen folders for "Afro Bossa" consisting of 13 parts in D Major concert -- in ink -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).

Parts for 6 reeds - Rab, alto, alto 3, Paul, tenor 2, Carney; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, Ray; 3 trombones - Brown, Buster, Chuck. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.

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Creators:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974
Level:
file
Size:
20 Items (copy scores, 32 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0301
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

see ANATOMY OF A MURDER

20 parts

Grace valse is contained in one of thirty two folders for "Anatomy of a murder" consisting 20 parts in Eb Major concert -- in ink -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).

Parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts for 5 reeds - Rab, Proc, Paul, Jimmy, Carney; 4 trumpets - Cat, 2, 3, Ray; 3 trombones - 1, Butter, John; bass. -- (ii) Parts for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 2, tenor 4, baritone; 2 trombones - 2, 3. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.

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Creators:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974
Dates:
1939
Level:
file
Size:
1 Item (conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0301
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

see AFRO-BOSSA SUITE

1 part

Solid old man is contained in one of nineteen folders for "Afro Bossa" consisting of 1 published part in f minor concert -- in ink.

Part for piano.

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Creators:
Allen, Bardene, 1933-
Dates:
circa 1965-2014
Size:
0.8 Linear feet (Boxes 1-2)
0.788 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.allebard
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of sculptor, painter, and gallery owner Bardene Allen measure 0.8 linear feet and date from 1965-2014. Allen's career as a painter and sculptor, as well as her administration of the Fine Arts Gallery in Laguna Beach, California, are documented through biographical material, correspondence, professional files, exhibition files, photographic materials, and printed material.

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Level:
file
Collection ID:
CFCH.COOK
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

Labels, black, 1082 A & 1082 B Labels, gold, 1082sd A & 1082sd B To Rupert Clemendore from Cook Labs: release; 1956 June 27 Copy of release sent to Rupert Clemendore, unsigned License for "Prince Charming" by R Clemendore; 1956 December 4 License for "Alma Lanera" by P E Gutierrez; 1957 January 22 License for "Le Jazz Trinidad" by...