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Creators:
Ellington, Mercer Kennedy, 1919-1996 (musician)
Dates:
1962
Level:
file
Size:
14 Items (conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 28 cm.)
1 Item (manuscript, 34 cm.)
2 Items (manuscripts, 31 cm.)
2 Items (copy scores, 31 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0301
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

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20 parts and an indefinite number of scores

Bermuda high is contained in three folders consisting of 1 published three page short score, 1 six page short score, 2 seven page conductor scores, and 20 parts in g minor concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (ME, Whaley?)

Folder A contains published three page short score and 18 published parts. Short score indicates parts for sax, trumpet, trombone, bass. Parts for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 1, tenor 2, baritone; 5 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; 4 trombones - 1, 2, 3, 4; bass; drums; guitar; piano. Different parts sometimes noted on the same page.

Folder B contains six page short score and 2 seven page conductor scores. Short score does not indicate instrumentation. Conductor score with title stamp for 5 saxes - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; horn; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; drums; piano. Conductor score with handwritten title for 5 saxes - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; 5 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; 4 t...

Folder C contains parts for baritone; trombone 1. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.

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Creators:
Ellington, Mercer Kennedy, 1919-1996 (musician)
Jones, Jimmy, 1918-
Level:
file
Size:
34 Items (copy scores, 32 cm.)
3 Items (parts (photocopies), 32 cm.)
1 Item (manuscript, 32 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0301
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

35 parts and an indefinite number of scores

Wisteria is contained in two folders consisting of 1 lead sheet and 13 parts in Eb Major concert, 4 parts in Db Major concert, 3 three page piano vocal scores in F Major concert, 5 parts in Bb Major concert, and 12 parts in C Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (Whaley, Parker, others?).

Folder A contains items in 4 groupings -- (i) Lead sheet for voice. Lyrics begin "Wisteria mysterious clinging vine ...". -- (ii) Parts in Db Major for 1 reed - Rab; bass; guitar; piano. -- (iii) Piano vocal scores (3). Lyrics begin as above. -- (iv) Parts in Bb Major for 2 reeds - alto, Paul; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3. Part for alto is noted on the ve...

Folder B contains items in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts in C Major for 4 reeds - alto 1, tenor 2, tenor 4, baritone; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass; guitar. -- (ii) Parts in Eb Major for 5 reeds - alto flute 1, alto flute 2, Rabbit, clarinet, bass clarinet; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, Money; trombone; bass; vibes; guitar; piano. -- All items ...

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Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Eastman Kodak Company (film manufaturer)
Dates:
Dec. 6, 1954
1954
Level:
file
Size:
1 Item
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0618.S04.01
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Creators:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Eastman Kodak Company (film manufaturer)
Dates:
Feb. 1955
1955
Level:
file
Size:
1 Item
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0618.S04.01
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

No caption on negative.

Five men singing on stage around single microphone, with guitar player and drummer in background.

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Musical History.
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974
Dates:
1903 - 1989
Size:
400 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0301
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents Duke Ellington's career primarily through orchestrations (scores and parts), music manuscripts, lead sheets, transcriptions, and sheet music. It also includes concert posters, concert programs, television, radio, motion picture and musical theater scripts, business records, correspondence, awards, as well as audiotapes, audiodiscs, photographs, tour itineraries, newspaper clippings, magazines, caricatures, paintings, and scrapbooks.

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Creators:
Brown, William Theo, 1919-2012
Dates:
1845-1971
Size:
1.3 Linear feet ((on 4 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.browwilt
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Scrapbooks, photograph albums, sketchbooks, correspondence, manuscripts, and printed material reflect Brown's work as a painter, and his ties with contemporary musical and literary figures.

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Tucker, Irma
Tucker, Bobby, 1923-2008
Eckstine, Billy
Jones, Quincy, 1933-
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Dates:
1883-2007, undated
Size:
36 Cubic feet (88 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1141
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the life and musical career of Robert "Bobby" Tucker. The collection particularly emphasizes Tucker's close collaboration with Billy Eckstine over a forty-year period from approximately 1949-1990, and includes original orchestrations of arrangements by Tucker and other arrangers, a complete set of commercial recordings by Eckstine for which Tucker served as arranger, and ephemeral material including photographs, concert programs and news clippings.

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Hammerstein, Oscar, 1895-1960
Rodgers, Richard
Ellington, Mercer Kennedy, 1919-1996 (musician)
Level:
file
Size:
1 Item (manuscript, 36 cm.)
1 Item (manuscript, 32 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0301
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

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2 scores

Climb ev'ry mountain is contained in two folders consisting of 1 three page conductor score in C Major concert and 1 one page short score in F Major concert -- in pencil -- in unidentified hands (ME, other?).

Folder A contains three page conductor score. Score indicates parts for voice - Ada; brass; reeds; rhythm. Lyrics begin "Climb ev'ry mountain, search high and low ...".

Folder B contains one page short score. Short score does not indicate instrumentation. Short score appears incomplete. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.

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Creators:
Schillinger, Leslie
Dates:
1945-1970.
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1220
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of printed materials relating to Gene Krupa and other big band musicians and band leaders, including Guy Lombardo and Benny Goodman.

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Creators:
Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989
Dates:
1905 - 1987
Size:
3 Cubic feet (6 boxes and 10 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0257
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Irving Berlin was a 20th century American composer and songwriter. This collection has sheet music for over 200 songs composed by Irving Berlin, as well as a sheet music by other composers. In addition to sheet music, there is correspondence, awards, photographs, and posters pertaining to Irving Berlin.

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