Query: music
MS 4250 Frances Densmore papers
Creators:
Densmore, Frances, 1867-1957
Dates:
1893-circa 1955
Size:
2.71 Linear feet (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4250
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Papers include: diaries and extracts from diaries, account books, a scrapbook, letters received, lectures, reminiscences and brief manuscripts, field and work reports, notes on recording techniques and the preservation of Native American music, musical transcriptions, bibliographic notes, library items, tone photographs, a mouth organ (pitch pipe), and a slide rule.

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Paquito D'Rivera Papers
Creators:
D'Rivera, Paquito, 1948-
Dates:
1988-2000
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0891
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection consists of three music manuscripts created by Cuban-born musician and composer Paquito D'Rivera and a photograph.

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Boyd Raeburn Papers
Creators:
Mandel, Johnny
Raeburn, Boyd,, 1913-1966
Kleeb, Milt,, 1919-2015
Johnson, Budd
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Dates:
circa 1942-1949
Size:
9 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1431
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists primarily of the "band library" for the Boyd Raeburn Orchestra, containing arrangements of musical numbers performed by the Orchestra. The arrangers included Ed Finckel, Juan Tizol, George Handy, Budd Johnson, Johnny Richards, Stanley Baum, Ralph Flanagan, Johnny Mandel, George "The Fox" Williams, Milt Kleeb, Tadd Dameron, and …

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Peter Marks Minstrelsy Collection
Creators:
Jessee, Mark
Marks, Peter, 1843-1883
Dates:
1800-1915; undated
Size:
3 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1328
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents Marks's years as a harpist on the Midwestern minstrel circuit. It primarily consists of sheet music and song books, theater programs, posters announcing minstrel shows, newspaper articles, and personal papers.

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Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Series 10: Sacred Music and Religious Themes
Creators:
DeVincent, Sam, 1918-1997
Dates:
1822-1986
Size:
39 Boxes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0300.S10
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Sam DeVincent loved music and art and began collecting sheet music with lithographs at an early age. Series 10: Sacred Music and Religious Themes contains approximately 4,000 pieces of sheet music, much of which is traditional Christian music, but also documents popular attitudes towards religion in the United States. An overview to the entire DeVincent collection is available here: Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music.

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Artie Shaw "Begin the Beguine" Music Manuscripts
Creators:
Shaw, Artie, 1910-2004
Dates:
1938
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1381
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection consists of a whole manuscript and clarinet solo part for Artie Shaw's "Begin the Beguine."

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Robert Charlton films of Papua New Guinea music
Creators:
Charlton, Robert
Dates:
1982
Size:
Film reels (color sound)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1990.20
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Collection consists of the films SONGS OF A DISTANT JUNGLE and SONGS FROM PAPUA NEW GUINEA, as well as outtakes. The films document the work of a musician from the Juilliard School, Christopher Roberts, recording, documenting, and preserving traditional music throughout Papua New Guinea. Collection includes sound recordings. Please note …

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MS 3090 Music and customs of the Tule Indians of Panama
Creators:
Densmore, Frances, 1867-1957
Dates:
1924
Size:
1 Folder
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3090
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Material comprises 56 typed pages manuscript, transcriptions of 2 songs and descriptive analyses of 2 songs. The title page of a manuscript "Songs and Instrumental Music of the Tule Indians of Panama," is filed herein. 56 pages text, 9 pages descriptive analyses, and 11 pages transcriptions, once filed under catalog number 3090, are no longer present. Possibly …

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MS 4337-a Musical Customs of the Southern Hunter Indians of South America
Creators:
Densmore, Frances, 1867-1957
Dates:
undated
Size:
17 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4337A
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Compiled from Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 143, Handbook of South American Indians, Volume 1.

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MS 1609-a Menominee songs, transcriptions and analyses, not used in Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 102, "Menominee Music"
Creators:
Densmore, Frances, 1867-1957
Dates:
undated
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1609A
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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