Eric Miller Collection
Seven concert programs from performances by Ella Fitzgerald.
Greta Elena Couper research material on Thomas Ball and William Couper
Photographs, correspondence, printed material and a handwritten music score sheet relating to artists Thomas Ball and his son-in-law William Couper, compiled by Greta Couper for publications about Ball and Couper.
MS 4381 Transcriptions of Arapaho songs
Nettl, Bruno, 1930-
Duplicated transcriptions of Arapaho songs collected by Mr. Z. Salzmann, of Indiana University. They accompanied a paper read recently at a meeting of the Musicological Society at Michigan State College. The following titles are represented: Wolf Dance Song; Rabbit Dance Song; Sun Dance Song; Round Dance Song; Soldierʹs Song; Skybird …
This accession consists of three websites maintained by the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage. The Smithsonian Folklife Festival website, crawled on July 18, 2013, provides information about the 2013 Festival and background information about each of the featured programs. It also contains historical information about the Festival and a blog, with posts …
This accession consists of a blog and a website maintained by Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings as they existed on August 4, 2013. The Smithsonian Folkways Tumblr account highlighted recordings from its collections, often tied to anniversaries or special events. The first post to the blog was in March 2010. In January 2012, a post noted …
Horace Silver Collection
Printed materials, consisting mostly of obscure, alternative jazz magazines containing articles about Silver; and two publicity photographs of Silver.
Earl Okin Collection of Duke Ellington Ephemera
Three audiotapes, two concert programs, one poster, two photographs, and miscellaneous newsclippings documenting the performing career of Duke Ellington.
Brooklyn Giglio film
Footage documenting Giglio or Feast of St. Paulinus, an Italian religious pageant of liberation which originated in Nola, Italy and was recreated in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn, New York by immigrants. Giglio refers both to the ceremonial structure and to the spectacle surrounding its transport through the streets. Included …
Marketing and Publicity Files
This accession consists of records documenting the marketing and publicity of recordings produced by Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings, part of the Smithsonian Institution Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage. These records were created by Brenda Dunlap, Marketing Director, 1994-2001, and Richard Burgess, Marketing Director, 2001-2014. Materials include correspondence; memoranda; notes; press kits and …
Irving Berlin at Camp Upton: Panoramic Photograph
Collection consists of one panoramic photograph of a military band at Camp Upton, New York featuring Irving Berlin.