Query: music
Graciela Papers
Creators:
Graciela, 1915-2010
Dates:
1934-2013
Size:
10 Cubic feet (33 boxes, 2 map folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1425
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents the personal life and professional career of Graciela Perez-Gutierrez, a well known Afro-Cuban singer. Born in Havana, she performed for over thirty years, first with the all-female Orquesta Anacaona and El Trio Garcia and then with her brother Machito before a solo career.

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Bobby Short Papers
Creators:
Short, Bobby
Dates:
1908-2006
Size:
13.6 Cubic feet (35 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0946
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Bobby Short was a singer and pianist whose career spanned seven decades. An interpreter of American popular music, he became a performer in childhood and remained active until his death. He is best known for his more than 35 years as performer-in-residence at the Hotel Carlyle's Café Carlyle in New York City. This collection contains personal papers and photographs as well as business papers, musical materials and photographs relating to Mr. Short's career as a performing artist.

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Carter Harman Collection of Interviews with Duke Ellington
Creators:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974
Harman, Carter
Dates:
1991 - 1991
1956,1964
Size:
3 Cubic feet (8 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0422
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection captures Duke Ellington's thoughts on music, performing, composing, and his personal history in his own voice in approximately 20 hours of interviews conducted in 1956 and 1964.

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Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Series 4: Songwriters Volumes I and II
Creators:
DeVincent, Sam, 1918-1997
Dates:
1847-1975
Size:
251 Boxes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0300.S04
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 4: Songwriters: A "songwriter" for this series is defined as a composer, a lyricist, or both. An overview to the entire DeVincent collection is available here: Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music.

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MS 1012 Tabulated analysis of 167 Papago songs used in Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 90
Creators:
Densmore, Frances, 1867-1957
Dates:
undated
Size:
487 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1012
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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MS 4812 A Sioux Maiden's Love Song, Tehan Nikte, A Sioux Melody and words
Creators:
Parmelee, Mary
Bauer, B.C.
Dates:
undated
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4812
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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MS 1219-a Shoshoni and Apache Music, Collected and Arranged by W. J. Hoffman, M. D. , Late Organist First German Reformed Church, Reading, Pennsylvania
Creators:
Hoffman, Walter James, 1846-1899
Dates:
undated
Size:
2 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1219A
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Musical transcription of two Shoshoni songs, 1 page, and 1 Jicarilla Apache song, 1 page.

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MS 4305 Fantasie on Sioux Indian Melodies
Creators:
Manger, Alfred
Grey Hawk (Dakota)
Bear (Dakota)
Dates:
undated
Size:
15 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4305
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Consists of Manuscript musical score, with words of various Dakota songs (e.g. Song of the Strong Heart Society sung by Grey Hawk; theme song of a social dance, recorded by Bear).

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MS 7231 Album of sound recordings of Native American songs and chants
Creators:
Woodbury, Richard B. (Richard Benjamin), 1917-2009
Woodbury, Natalie Ferris Sampson
Dates:
undated
Size:
5 Discs
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7231
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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MS 7022 Seneca. L. M. Air composed by one of the Seneca Tribe of Indians
Creators:
Holt, J.
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Page
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7022
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Sheet music with English text.

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