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Creators:
Robison, Willard
Hill, Dedette Lee
Level:
file
Size:
1 Item (manuscript, 32 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0301
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

see also Subseries 1.3

1 part

Old folks is contained in one folder consisting of 1 part in Bb Major concert -- in pencil -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).

Part for 1 trumpet - 2. Part incorporates a portion of a published part. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.

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Creators:
Thieme, Art, 1941-2015
Dates:
circa 1960s-1990
Size:
459 Slides
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1239
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Art Thieme was a noted folk singer who recorded many traditional ballads and folk songs from midwestern states. This collection is a series of 459 color slides documenting folk musicians and folk music, in both concert settings and informal portraiture, all taken by the donor.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1993-1996
Size:
1 cu. ft. (2 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-184
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audiotapes created during the production of a number of radio specials titled "American Roots" and a proposed radio program titled "American Routes." Both programs featured traditional and contemporary music from across the country and were hosted by Nicholas R. Spitzer. There were multiple "American Roots" specials ...

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Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. National Heritage Fellowships Program 1981 Washington, D.C.
Sims, Sandman
West, Ronald
West, Jay
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Dates:
1981 June 25
Level:
item
Size:
1 Sound recording
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.1981
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife (1975)
Morante, José A.
Ringer, Jim
Jenkins, Snuffy, 1908-1990
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Dates:
1975 July 4
Level:
item
Size:
1 Sound recording
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.1975
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

Trentini Chorus--Dove sei difretto Marianna--Alpines song--La villa nella--Lettera d'amore a Rosalyn; Jim Ringer--Old Bill Pickett--California Joe; José Marante--Fiesta Gaudalajara--Para ti Alaita--La novia amia--Alla en el rancho Grande--Cieto lindo--La Cucaracha--La bamba; Intro Sherilll and Jenkins--Old-timey song--Old Joe Clark--Sitting on top ...

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Creators:
Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI)
Odell, Scott, 1935-
Dates:
1964-1977
Size:
18 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
CFCH.ODEL
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

The J. Scott Odell folk music collection (1945-2016, inclusive) contains AV recordings, photographs, correspondence, writings, and other materials relating to Odell's career at the Smithsonian as a musical instrument conservator and researcher of American music traditions. The collection largely consists of materials relating to Odell's research trips (often combined with personal visits) throughout the Eastern United States. Research strengths of the collection include the history of the Appalachian dulcimer and banjo, the Smithsonian Folkways project "Black Banjo Songsters," musician and poet Burt Porter, and the Bread and Puppet Theater.

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Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife (1970)
Watson, Arley
Watson, Arley
Watson, Ora, 1909-2004
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Dates:
1970 July 5
Level:
item
Size:
1 Sound recording (7 inch reel, 1/4 inch tape)
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.1970
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

Wiregrass Sacred harp group--Sweet morning-Sweet bye and bye-There's a great day coming--Wondrous love; Arlie and Ora Watson- Matthew's 24-Unwanted mother; Almeda Riddle- How firm a foundation-Amazing grace; John Jackson- Down by the riverside-The devil he was-Just a closer walk with thee; Simmons Family--Little Moses-Tempted and tried-Old Time Rel...

101 Sacred harp. 102 Guitarist and Fiddler / Arley Watson, Ora Watson. Guitar,Fiddle. 103 Ozark Ballad Singer / Almeda Riddle. 104 Blues Songster / John Jackson. Guitar. 105 Gospel singers / Loving Sisters (Musical group), Gladys McFadden, Josephine Dumas, Anna James, Lorraine Leeks, Leonard Givens. Organ (Musical instrument).

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Creators:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974
Dates:
1930
Level:
file
Size:
1 Item (conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 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 BLACKBERRIES OF 1930

2 scores

Bumpty bump is contained in one of five folders for "Blackberries of 1930" consisting of 1 published three page piano vocal score in G Major concert, and 1 three page short score in Eb Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hand (DE?).

Piano vocal score lyrics begin "Folks in dusky Hahlum ...". Short score indicates parts for soprano, trumpet.

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Creators:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974
Dates:
1930
Level:
file
Size:
1 Item (conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 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 BLACKBERRIES OF 1930

2 scores

Doin' the crazy walk is contained in one of five folders for "Blackberries of 1930" consisting of 1 published three page piano vocal score in C Major concert, and 1 five page short score in Eb Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hand (DE?).

Piano vocal score lyrics begin "Say! Listen folks I'm excited with news ...". Short score indicates parts for 2 altos, tenor, 2 trumpets, trombon.

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Creators:
Handy, W. C. (William Christopher), 1873-1958
Level:
item
Size:
4 Items (copy scores, 32 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0301
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

4 parts.

Memphis blues is contained in one folder consisting of 3 parts in d minor concert and 1 part in c minor concert -- in ink -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).

Parts in d minor for 3 voices - soprano, tenor, baritone. Part in c minor for 1 voice - soprano. Lyrics begin "Folks, I've just been down, down to Memphis town ...". Parts are noted on the verso of the conductor score for "Gettin' up morning." -- from the Duke Ellington Library.