The collection, which dates from circa 1930 to 1939 and measures .27 linear feet, is comprised of 6 musical scores and one small Luzianne coffee can. Musical scores include: 1) Minstrel Book; 2) Cotton Club Parade 27th edition; 3) O Death Where is Thy Sting?; 4) The Moon Shines on the Moonshine; 5) Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah; 6) When You Sang Hush-a-bye Baby to Me.
Archival materials documenting the career of the composer and arranger Ralph Burns. The papers include six holograph scores, three bound presentation scores, photographs, and a bound scrapbook containing photographs, programs and clippings.
The collection documents the life and career of comedian Imogene Coca.
Includes cranium number, sex, age, right supraorbital, right superciliary, left superciliary, left supraorbital, and superciliary arch development. The table shows through a code the degree of development of vermiculate surfaces and degree of elevation at superciliary regions.
The John B. Rogers Producing Company was established in 1903 as a supplier of costumes, sets, lights, and scripts for amateur theater. Its main office remained in Fostoria, Ohio until 1977, when the company moved to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Includes text and drawings, 2 sketch maps, 21 native drawings, 3 pages musical scores.
Papers and audiovisual materials documenting Russo's career in music. The collection includes Russo's original and published music scores, parts and arrangements; audiovisual materials including recordings of broadcasts of Russo's radio show, performances of Russo's compositions, including performances by Duke Ellington, and film and video recordin...
This accession consists of the musical score of the Smithsonian Polka composed by W. Bergman, a music teacher, and published by Hilbus and Hitz of Washington, DC. The score is four pages long. It was originally a gift from Mrs. Herbert Hoover to the Charles D. Walcott family, who gave it to the Smithsonian Institution in May 1934.
The papers document the Boudini Brothers Vaudeville act. They include letters, postcards and telegrams, mostly of a business nature (such as relating to bookings); business papers including contracts and papers relating to expenses; photographs of the family and of the act; programs; scores and sheet music; music manuscripts; advertisements for app...
William Russo Transcription and Arrangement of Duke Ellington's First Concert of Sacred Music consists of the full conductor score, orchestral parts, and choral parts to "In the Beginning God," "Tell Me It's the Truth," "Come Sunday," "The Lord's Prayer," "Will You Be There?" "Ain't But the One," and "David Danced." The transcription and arrangemen...