Query: music
MS 7008 Instructions to Mae Tucker, Bureau of American Ethnology clerk, concerning the handling of F. W. Hodge's sound recordings of Santo Domingo music, and notes by Tucker
Creators:
Densmore, Frances, 1867-1957
Tucker, Mae W.
Dates:
undated
Size:
6 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7008
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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MS 4337-b Musical Customs of the Indians of the Parana Delta and La Plata Littoral and the Gran Chaco of South America
Creators:
Densmore, Frances, 1867-1957
Dates:
undated
Size:
17 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4337B
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

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

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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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Collection of Duke Ellington Ephemera and Related Audiovisual Materials
Creators:
Dimmer, Dennis
Brown, N.H.
Barkin, Stanley
Walburn, Jerry
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Dates:
1914-2017
Size:
3.2 Cubic feet (6 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0386
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Bulletins, programs, broadsides, newsletters, newsclippings, periodicals, photographs, published sheet music and audio and videotapes documenting the life and career of Duke Ellington and the activities of the Ellington Jazz and Music societies.

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Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Series 8: Geography
Creators:
DeVincent, Sam, 1918-1997
Dates:
1794-1987
Size:
100 Boxes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0300.S08
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 8: Geography is divided into three sections: the United States, Foreign Countries, and Natural Features. An overview to the entire DeVincent collection is available here: Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music.

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Rock ' n ' Soul Audiovisual History Project Collection
Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.)
Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum (Memphis, Tennessee)
Daniel, Pete
Less, David
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Dates:
1992 and 1999
Size:
20 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0879
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

In 1990, curators at the National Museum of American History began a project to develop a traveling exhibition about American music, and in the course of research, curators repeatedly returned to the Mississippi Delta area and Memphis, Tennessee to conduct interviews. A group in Memphis organized to raise the funds to complete the research, to acquire objects and artifacts, and the project ultimately became the Smithsonian-affiliated Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum, which opened in 2000 at 191 Beale Street.

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Woody Guthrie papers
Creators:
Guthrie, Woody, 1912-1967
Dates:
1912-1977
bulk 1940-1951
Size:
2.93 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
CFCH.GUTH
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

Original song text, music, drawings, correspondence, and other writings by Woody Guthrie; news clippings, articles, correspondence, and business records related to Woody Guthrie. Date span: 1927-1985. Bulk dates: Guthrie song text, writings, and drawings, 1940-1948; correspondence by and to Woody Guthrie, 1944-1951; correspondence regarding Woody Guthrie, 1956-1977.

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Productions
Dates:
1995-1998
Size:
48.5 cu. ft. (45 record storage boxes) (7 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 14-297
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession documents the production of "The Mississippi: River of Song." This project combined a television series, radio series, and compact disc (CD) set. The project as a whole explores the richness and vitality of American music at the close of the twentieth century through live performances and intimate discussions …

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Kenneth H. Sparnon Collection
Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Community Life
Sparnon, Kenneth H., 1895-1972
Dates:
1912-1961
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0064
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Kenneth Sparnon, entertainer, musician and arranger was also an orchestra leader and musical director of radio station WSYR in Syracuse and WHEC in Rochester, New York. This collection includes scrapbooks of newspaper clippings, photographs of himself and other performers, advertising, programs, some correspondence, and broadcast transcriptions (acetate).

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Auguste Genin photographs of Mexican natural history collections
Creators:
Génin, Auguste, 1862-1931
Dates:
circa 1920
Size:
37 Mounted prints (Album :, silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.86-25B
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs relating to a Mexican natural history collection, including archeological, ethnographic, physical, entomological, ornithological, conchological, and paleontological collections. The photographs are mounted in an album entitled "Collections de Auguste Genin," where they are divided according to discipline and have accompanying typewritten descriptions by Genin. There are images of Huichol peoples …

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