Query: music
Oral history interview with Ernst Halberstadt
Creators:
Halberstadt, Ernst, 1910-1987
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1979 Feb. 16
Size:
1 Sound tape reel (Sound recording, 5 in.)
57 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.halber79
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Ernst Halberstadt conducted 1979 Feb. 16, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.

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George Eaton Simpson film of Plaisance, Haiti
Creators:
Simpson, George Eaton, 1904-1998
Dates:
1937
Size:
1 Film reel (18 minutes, black-and-white silent; 451 feet)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1992.12
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Footage shot in Plaisance, northern Haiti in conjunction with fieldwork. Shots include: a communal work group or combite organized to weed a field and construct a peasant house; a funeral procession; a social gathering (with musical ensemble, drumming, and dancing) at a peasant house; a wedding procession; various demonstrations of …

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Oral history interview with John Chamberlain
Creators:
Chamberlain, John, 1927-2011
Clearwater, Bonnie, 1957-
Dates:
1991 January 29-30
Size:
92 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.chambe91
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of John Chamberlain conducted 1991 January 29-30, by Bonnie Clearwater, for the Archives of American Art.

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Dane Chanase papers
Creators:
Chanase, Dane, 1894-1975
Dates:
1930-1960
Size:
2.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.chandane
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical material; cartoons for a WPA mural in Columbus High School, Washington, D.C.; notes on various subjects, including art, industrial design, music and history; miscellaneous writings; study photographs of works of art; clippings, exhibition catalogs and announcements; and printed material about other artists, including Boardman Robinson, Thomas Hart Benton, Dean …

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[Saul E. Zalesch mail-order catalog collection]
Creators:
Zalesch, Saul E.
Dates:
[1950-2005, bulk 1980-2004]
Size:
75 Linear feet (circa 9,000 items, cm.)
Collection ID:
SIL-RA.XXXX-0015
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

Collection consists of retail mail order catalogs from numerous commercial organizations, chiefly American but also includes catalogs from European companies. Catalogs cover a wide range of consumer goods, including home furnishings, books, musical instruments, toys, men's and women's apparel, jewelry, A/V materials, firearms, art , hobby crafts and gifts.

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Eiko Ishioka Collection
Creators:
Ishioka, Eiko
Dates:
2007 - 2011
Size:
3.5 Cubic feet (4 boxes )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1331
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists mostly of design-related materials for the short-lived Broadway musical "Spiderman: Turn off the Dark." These include images of designs for costume, hair styles, makeup and scenery, presumably used by Ishioka to design the costumes for the show. The collection contains her pencil and ink design drawings for …

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Thomas Stauffer films
Creators:
Stauffer, Thomas Reynolds, 1935-
Dates:
circa 1959-1964
Size:
Film reels (color silent; 16,000 feet)
Sound recordings
Collection ID:
HSFA.2004.09
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Footage and audiotapes of Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan recorded between 1959 and 1964. Legacy keywords: Sheep ; Animal husbandry ; Cookery ; Musical instruments ; Dance ; Domestic life ; Nomads Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an …

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Oral history interview with Bruce Conner
Creators:
Conner, Bruce, 1933-2008
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1973 April 16
Size:
35 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.conner73
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Bruce Conner conducted 1973 April 16, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Conner speaks of his family background and youth in Kansas; his early interest in art; his education at the University of Nebraska; an early Dada show he participated in; attending the Brooklyn Museum Art …

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Bella C. Landauer Aviation Ephemera Collection
Creators:
Landauer, Bella Clara, 1874-
Dates:
1925-1945
bulk 1934-1945
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet ((1 scrapbook))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0122
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection contains aviation ephemera from around the world, although primarily America. Most of the items are collectors cards which feature famous aviators and airplanes. They came from chewing gum and cigarette packages and feature a colorful picture of the subject on the front and a history of important events …

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Oral history interview with Ben Heller
Creators:
Heller, Ben, 1925-
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1973 Jan. 8
Size:
1 Sound tape reel (Sound recording, 5 in.)
54 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.heller73
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Ben Heller conducted 1973 Jan. 8, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Heller speaks of his youth and education in New York; his early interest in music and literature; starting his painting and sculpture collection; the relationship between artists and collectors; art movements and the impact …

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