Query: Musical performances
Ben and Ruth Liman Jazz Films Collection
Creators:
Carmichael, Hoagy
Arnaz, Desi, 1917-1986
Mills Brothers.
Calloway, Cab, 1907-
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Dates:
1930s-1940s.
Size:
1 Cubic foot
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0775
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

16mm motion picture films, produced in the 1930s and 1940s by various film production companies, documenting performances by jazz and popular music performers, including Cab Calloway, Fats Waller, Lena Horne, the Mills Brothers, and Rosemary Clooney, and others listed below.

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in NMAH.AC.0775 for Musical performances
Productions
Creators:
Smithsonian Productions
Dates:
1988-2000
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 05-216
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audio and video elements that document jazz performances at the Smithsonian Institution. Represented among the records are performances by the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra; performances by Art Farmer, Bob Wilber, Alberta Hunter, Joe Williams, and Red Norvo; and interviews with Jimmy Bruno and other artists. Materials …

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James Stutsman Band Book Collection
Creators:
Stutsman, James
Dates:
1875
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0258
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The set consists of nine books with a fragment of a tenth which seems not to be related to the other nine. Eight of the nine books, which are basically intact, offer a complete enough assortment to produce a usable performance set. The 1st althorn is missing, but the 2nd alto is …

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Audiotapes
Creators:
Smithsonian Associates
Dates:
1998, 2005, 2007-2010
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 14-170
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audiotape recordings of educational programs, musical performances, and lectures presented by the various program offices within the Smithsonian Associates. Materials include audiotapes.

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Cyrus Trobbe Music Collection
Creators:
Trobbe, Cyrus (musician)
Dates:
ca. 1900-1982.
Size:
300 Cubic feet (322 record boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0242
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Includes: published music scores (1920-1980) collected by Cy Trobbe, scrapbooks documenting his music career (1919-1980), programs from musical presentations in San Francisco (1913-1980), disc recordings of Trobbe's radio broadcasts on KFRC in 1938; and a card catalog assembled by Trobbe of his collection, arranged by type of music.

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News Releases
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Public Affairs
Dates:
2000-2001
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-136
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of news releases put forth by the Office of Public Affairs to publicize and disseminate information about exhibitions, programs, research, events, important visitors, lectures, musical and theatrical performances, symposia, and scholarly and administrative appointments at the Smithsonian Institution. Materials include news releases and other related background information …

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Website Records
Creators:
Smithsonian Chamber Music Society
Dates:
2010
Collection ID:
Accession 10-242
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the websites of the Smithsonian Chamber Music Society. The Society, funded by the independent Friends of Music, sponsors performances by the Smithsonian Chamber Orchestra in the Hall of Musical Instruments at the National Museum of American History (NMAH) and the Grand Salon in the Renwick Gallery …

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in Accession 10-242 for Musical performances
Productions
Creators:
Smithsonian Productions
Dates:
1991-1999
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-271
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audiovisual materials created during the production of a videotape featuring Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra performances. Materials include sub masters and edited masters.

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Ernie Smith Jazz Film Collection
Creators:
Basie, Count, 1904-
Smith, Ernie
Webster, Ben
Armstrong, Louis, 1901-1971
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Dates:
1894-1979
Size:
30 Cubic feet (352 film reels , 16 mm)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0491
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

More than 300 reels of 16mm black and white and color film, silent and sound, fiction and documentary motion picture film documenting jazz and related musical performances, social and popular dance styles and performances, jazz musicians, performance locales, and documentation of African-American popular culture. A list of featured performers in the collection is shown below. The films are frequently compilations produced by Smith for lectures.

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Public Program Records
Creators:
National Museum of American History. Department of Public Programming
Dates:
1977-2012
Size:
3 cu. ft. (3 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-609
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records that document events, programs, and musical performances developed by the Department of Public Programming and its predecessor offices, Department of Public Programs and the Office of Public Services. Materials include brochures, programs, pamphlets, calendars of events, surveys, teacher guides, activity guides, and bibliographies.

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in Accession 12-609 for Musical performances