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Harry Warren Papers

Donor:
Riva, Julia  Search this
Jones, Jophe  Search this
Composer:
Warren, Harry, 1893-1981  Search this
Extent:
32 Cubic feet (70 boxes, 26 folders)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Business records
Memorabilia
Awards
Sheet music
Correspondence
Scripts (documents)
Posters
Theater programs
Legal records
Programs
Date:
1894-2000
bulk 1927-1980
Scope and Contents:
The Harry Warren Papers consists of original music manuscripts, scores, song sheets, commercial sheet music, bound scores, scripts, business records, correspondence (business, personal and fan), clippings, magazines, photographs, cassette tapes, LP records, posters and programs and personal memorabilia. The material documents the personal life and professional career of composer, songwriter and lyricist Harry Warren from 1894 to 1981 and to a lesser extent the operation of his Four Jays Music Corporation, circa 1954-2000. The bulk of the collection covers the years 1927-1980. The collection is organized into eight series.
Arrangement:
The collection is divided into eight series.

Series 1: Music Manuscripts, 1928-1987

Subseries 1.1: Original Holographic Theatre and Motion Picture Music Manuscripts, 1930-1960

Subseries 1.2: Bound Presentation Scores, 1931-1982

Subseries 1.3: Original Individual Song Manuscripts, 1938-1965

Subseries 1.4: Published Sheet Music, 1930-1980

Subseries 1.5: Published Songs, Instrumentals, and Song Collections, 1928-1987

Series 2: Correspondence, 1930-1994

Series 3: Business Records, 1894-1996

Series 4: Scripts, 1946-1958

Series 5: Theatre Programs and Posters, 1915-1999

Series 6: News Clippings and Magazines, 1934-2000

Series 7: Audio-Visual, 1926-1977

Subseries 7.1: Recordings, 1932-1961, undated

Subseries 7.2: Cassette Tapes, 1933-1977, undated

Subseries 7.3: Photographs, 1930-1977, undated

Subseries 7.4: Reference Video Tapes, 1933-1957

Subseries 7.5: Compact Discs, undated

Subseries 7.6: Film, 1927-1964

Series 8: Memorabilia, 1918-1990
Biographical / Historical:
With the possible exception of Irving Berlin, no one has contributed as much material to the canon of American popular song in the 20th century as Harry Warren (1893-1981). Warren was born in Brooklyn, New York, December 24, 1893, to Italian immigrant parents. His birth name was Salvatore Anthony Guaragna. By the time he graduated from grade school, he was known as "Harry Warren". He legally changed his name in 1938. He was educated in the public schools of New York but had no formal musical training. He taught himself to play the organ and piano and also sang in the church choir. Both Warren's sister and brother were performers so the theatrical world was not unknown to him. He worked as an actor and assistant director for the Vitagraph film studio in New York and played mood music for actress Corinne Griffith. During World War I, Warren served in the United States Navy at Montauk Point, New York. For a few weeks after the war, he worked as an insurance examiner for The Travellers Agency.

In December 1918, Warren married Josephine Wensler (1897-1993). Their first child was a son named Harry Warren, Jr. (1920-1937). In 1920, Warren became a song plugger for the music publishing firm of Stark & Cowan. Warren continued writing and in 1922 along with lyricist Edgar Leslie produced his first song hit, "Rose of the Rio Grande." From that point on, Warren composed a continuous stream of hits introduced by such artists as Paul Whiteman and others. By 1925, a second child, Joan (1924-1991), nicknamed "Cookie", was born. Warren continued his success with such songs as "I Love My Baby (My Baby Loves Me)," "In My Gondola" and the very popular 1928 hit "Nagasaki."

By 1929, Warren was the director of the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP). He held that position until 1933. He also served on the ASCAP Board of Directors. During this time Warren worked with various musicians including Gus Kahn, Bert Kalmer, and Harry Ruby. In 1930, he wrote his first motion picture score for the film Spring is Here. Al Jolson asked him to compose a song for the show, Wonder Bar (1931). During the 1930s, Warren composed three other Broadway shows, Sweet and Low (1930), Crazy Quilt (1931) featuring Fanny Brice, and Laugh Parade (1931) starring Ed Wynn.

In 1932, Warren was hired by Warner Brothers Studios to help write songs for the Dick Powell, Ruby Keeler film 42nd Street (1933). Along with lyricist, Al Dubin, Warren wrote such hits as "We're in the Money" and "The Shadow Waltz". Warren continued composing memorable songs for motion pictures such as Gold Diggers of 1933, The Singing Marine (1937), and Footlight Parade (1933). Gold Diggers of 1935 included Warren's first Academy Award winning song, "Lullaby of Broadway". Warren made cameo appearances in a few films during his stay at Warner Brothers. He and lyricist Dubin can be seen in 42nd Street, Go Into Your Dance (1935), and A Very Honorable Guy (1934). He also appeared in a Vitaphone short entitled Harry Warren: America's Foremost Composer.

Warren left Warner Brothers for 20th Century Fox in 1940. At Fox he helped compose the scores for such motion pictures as, Sun Valley Serenade (1941), Orchestra Wives (1942), and The Gangs All Here (1943) that included the Carmen Miranda standard, "The Lady in the Tutti-Frutti Hat". During this period, he worked with lyricists Ralph Rainger, Mack Gordon and Leo Robin, and others. Hello Frisco, Hello (1943) garnered Warren his second Academy Award for the song, "You'll Never Know". While at Fox, Warren composed "Chattanooga Choo Choo" a song that became the first gold record in the history of the recording industry.

In 1945, legendary musical film producer Arthur Freed at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer courted Warren for his MGM production unit. Freed quipped that Warren would have the office right next door to his--and he did. For Warren the offer to write music at the studio that practically invented the movie musical was irresistible and he left 20th Century Fox for MGM. He joined Freed in writing the songs for Yolanda and the Thief (1945) starring Fred Astaire and Freed's protégée Lucille Bremer. The film was directed by the incomparable Vincent Minnelli. His next high profile score was for The Harvey Girls (1946) composed with renowned lyricist Johnny Mercer. The picture starred Judy Garland and John Hodiak. Directed by George Sidney, it was a major success, due in part to Warren's tuneful "On the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe". This song brought Warren his third and what would be his final Academy Award.

While at MGM, Warren worked with lyricists Mack Gordon, Ralph Blane, and others. In 1948, he and Blane composed the song score for Freed and director Rouben Mamoulian's ambitious film adaptation of Eugene O'Neills stage play Ah Wilderness entitled Summer Holiday (1948) starring Mickey Rooney and Gloria DeHaven. This is reported to have been Warren's favorite film assignment, but the film was not an unqualified success. Warren remained at MGM until the 1950s composing for such films as The Barkleys of Broadway (1949), starring Astaire and Rogers, Summer Stock (1950), starring Judy Garland and Gene Kelly and his final film for MGM, Skirts Ahoy! (1952), starring Esther Williams and Vivian Blane. After leaving MGM, Warren wrote the score for the Bing Crosby film, Just for You at Paramount. Warren also served on the Board of Directors for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Warren went on to write the music for two Jerry Lewis and Dean Martin films, The Caddy (1953) for which he composed "That's Amore", Artists and Models (1955) and for three Jerry Lewis films, Rock-a-Bye Baby (1958), Cinderfella (1960), and The Ladies Man (1961). Warren also composed instrumental pieces one being a "Mass in Honor of St. Anthony".

Warren returned to Broadway in 1956 with the musical Shangri-La, based on the novel Lost Horizon. The show was not a success and closed after fewer than thirty performances. He composed the title song for the Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr film, An Affair to Remember (1957); this song brought him his last nomination for an Academy Award. The song was later used in the motion picture Sleepless in Seattle (1993) starring Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan.

During the 1950s, Warren started his own music publishing company, Four Jays Music Corporation. After writing the songs for The Ladies Man, Warren retired from films but continued to write for piano, even composing the song for the Miss Oklahoma Pageant. His last film effort was to compose one song for the motion-picture Rosie (1968). During the last years of his life Warren composed and ran his music publishing business, but remained largely forgotten as the man who had composed a great deal of America's musical heritage.

With the resurgence in the appreciation of the movie musical in the early 1970s, the tunes composed during Warren's heyday were back in vogue, brought on in a large part by the phenomenal success of MGM's That's Entertainment! (1974). In 1980, he was asked to compose the musical numbers for an upcoming movie musical entitled, Manhattan Melody but it was never produced. 1980 brought the Warren name back to the marquees of Broadway with the David Merrick production of 42nd St.. The full budgeted big Broadway musical used the basic storyline from the 1933 film and drew upon the whole of the Warren and Dubin catalogue for the score. The production proved to be wildly popular, running in excess of five years on Broadway. Warren died in California on September 22, 1981. He was interred in the Sanctuary of Tenderness at Westwood Memorial Park in Los Angeles beside his wife and son. After Warren's death, his daughter Joan "Cookie" Warren Jones administered the music publishing company until her death in 1991.
Key:
OF = Original Film, RV = Reference Video, MV = Master Video
Separated Materials:
The Division of Cultural History has three dimensional objects related to Harry Warren. See accession: #
Provenance:
Donated to the Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution by Julia Riva and Jophe Jones, granddaughters of Harry Warren, on December 15, 2000.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.

Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves. Researchers must use reference copies of audio-visual materials. When no reference copy exists, the Archives Center staff will produce reference copies on an "as needed" basis, as resources allow.

Do not use original materials when available on reference video or audio tapes.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Reproduction permission from Archives Center: reproduction fees may apply. All duplication requests must be reviewed and approved by Archives Center staff.
Topic:
Musical films  Search this
Popular music -- Writing and publishing  Search this
Musical reviews, comedies, etc.  Search this
Composers -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Business records -- 20th century
Memorabilia -- 20th century
Awards
Sheet music -- Manuscripts -- 20th century
Correspondence -- 20th century
Scripts (documents)
Posters -- 20th century
Theater programs -- 1910-1990
Legal records
Programs
Citation:
Harry Warren Papers, 1909-2000, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of Jophe Jones and Julia Riva.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0750
See more items in:
Harry Warren Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0750
Additional Online Media:

CooP, The Fast Folk Musical Magazine: Vol. 1, #4 [sound recording]

Performer:
Intondi, Tom 1946-1994  Search this
Christian, Frank 1952-2012  Search this
Chin, Charlie 1944-  Search this
Edwards, Alph  Search this
Jones, Matt  Search this
Ariston, Ruth  Search this
Gardner, Pete  Search this
Hogan, Martha P.  Search this
Ross, Sherwood  Search this
Kaufman, Geoff  Search this
Dunleavy, Judy  Search this
Forbert, Steve 1955-  Search this
Producer:
Hardy, Jack 1947-2011  Search this
Recorder:
Dann, Mark  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Type:
Phonograph records
Place:
United States
Date:
1982
APR 1982
1951-1960
1971-1980
Topic:
Popular music  Search this
Popular music--Writing and publishing  Search this
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access
See more items in:
Fast Folk Musical Magazine Collection
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_231358

The Fast Folk Musical Magazine, Vol. 6, #1: Shut up and sing the song: The songwriter's exchange [sound recording]

Performer:
Hardy, Jack 1947-2011  Search this
Rosen, Melissa  Search this
Allen, Jim  Search this
Beckerman, Wendy  Search this
Massengill, David  Search this
Gerney, George  Search this
Vest, Jean Paul  Search this
Rose, Brian 1954-  Search this
Delaney, Susan  Search this
Biegler, Susan  Search this
Bauman, Christian  Search this
Tareila, Jeff  Search this
Edwards, Mafa  Search this
Lipnik, Carol  Search this
Cantor, David  Search this
Vuksic, Alex  Search this
Vuksic, Cesar  Search this
Rylatt, Margie  Search this
The Savants  Search this
The Lazy Susans  Search this
Producer:
Meyer, Richard A.  Search this
Recorder:
Dann, Mark  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in
Type:
Compact disc
Place:
United States
Date:
1992
1951-1960
1971-1980
Topic:
Popular music  Search this
Popular music--Writing and publishing  Search this
Local number:
FLP 10008
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_231360

The Fast Folk Musical Magazine: Vol. 2, #9: Women in Song [sound recording]

Performer:
Zweiman, Judith  Search this
MacKinnon, Raun  Search this
Vosburgh, Susan  Search this
Kaplansky, Lucy 1960-  Search this
Pucci, Germana 1955-  Search this
Lewy, Peter  Search this
Burkee, Jill  Search this
Gold, Julie  Search this
Palmer, Lillie  Search this
Bragg, Gladys  Search this
Duval, Tom  Search this
Silver, Elaine  Search this
Colvin, Shawn 1956-  Search this
Leventhal, John  Search this
Dann, Mark  Search this
Shapiro, Mical  Search this
Cutler, Marty  Search this
Oleyar, Gary  Search this
Petric, Faith  Search this
Summer Solstice  Search this
Folkano  Search this
Recorder:
Dann, Mark  Search this
Producer:
Lavin, Christine  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
Italians  Search this
Type:
Phonograph records
Place:
United States
Date:
1985
NOV 1985
1951-1960
1971-1980
Topic:
Popular music  Search this
Popular music--Writing and publishing  Search this
Local number:
Fast Folk FF209
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_231421

The Fast Folk Musical Magazine: Vol. 3, #8: Season's Greetings [sound recording]

Performer:
Hardy, Jack 1947-2011  Search this
Russell, Linda  Search this
Enslow, Ridley  Search this
Wayne, Bobby  Search this
Duval, Tom  Search this
Snider, Todd  Search this
Seeger, Pete 1919-2014  Search this
Chapin, Tom  Search this
Small, Fred  Search this
Kayman, Deb  Search this
Zweiman, Judith  Search this
Liben, Laura  Search this
McCutcheon, John  Search this
Wallach, Kim  Search this
Seeger, Kate  Search this
Baird, Fay  Search this
Davis, Lydia  Search this
Wayne, Bobbie  Search this
Cole, Larry  Search this
Killian, Bob  Search this
Freedman, Jean Lydia Adams  Search this
Chodkowski, Dianne  Search this
Peter, Paul and Mary (Musical group)  Search this
Field worker:
Kaplan, Paul  Search this
Producer:
Meyer, Richard A.  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Type:
Phonograph records
Place:
United States
Date:
1986
OCT 1986
1951-1960
1971-1980
Topic:
Popular music  Search this
Popular music--Writing and publishing  Search this
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access
See more items in:
Fast Folk Musical Magazine Collection
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_231430

CooP, The Fast Folk Musical Magazine: Vol. 1, #1

Creator:
Fast Folk Musical Magazine  Search this
Performer:
Hardy, Jack 1947-2011  Search this
Christian, Frank 1952-2012  Search this
Dann, Mark  Search this
Brewster, Susan  Search this
Frandsen, Erik, lyricist  Search this
Vega, Suzanne  Search this
Rose, Brian 1954-  Search this
Kaplan, Paul  Search this
Matthews, Ansel  Search this
Van Ronk, Dave  Search this
Massengill, David  Search this
Weiss, Ilene  Search this
Barthold, Skip  Search this
McCurdy, Ed 1919-2000  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
New York (N.Y.)
Date:
1982
Topic:
Guitar  Search this
Bass  Search this
Mandolin  Search this
Appalachian dulcimer  Search this
Popular music--Writing and publishing  Search this
Local number:
FF-COMM-LP-SE101
Fast Folk SE101
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
See more items in:
Fast Folk Musical Magazine records, 1982-2002, bulk 1982-1995 228429
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_311314

The Fast Folk Musical Magazine: Vol. 2, #10: Live at SpeakEasy 1985 [sound recording]

Creator:
Fast Folk Musical Magazine  Search this
Performer:
Dann, Mark  Search this
Hills, Anne  Search this
Paxton, Tom 1937-  Search this
Pettis, Pierce  Search this
Berryman, Lou  Search this
Berryman, Peter  Search this
Neville, Chris  Search this
Mallett, David  Search this
McCormack, Dick  Search this
Rogers, Sally  Search this
Brown, Greg  Search this
Franke, Bob  Search this
Miller, John  Search this
Romanoff, Chuck  Search this
Romanoff, Steve  Search this
Eberhardt, Cliff  Search this
Farber, Seth  Search this
Weiss, Ilene  Search this
Kaplansky, Lucy  Search this
Kallet, Cindy  Search this
Schooner Fare (Musical group)  Search this
Field worker:
Lavin, Christine  Search this
Producer:
Meyer, Richard A.  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
New York (N.Y.)
Date:
1985
Topic:
Guitar  Search this
Bass  Search this
Accordion  Search this
Piano  Search this
Keyboards (Music)  Search this
Popular music--Writing and publishing  Search this
Local number:
FF-COMM-LP-FF210
Fast Folk FF210
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
See more items in:
Fast Folk Musical Magazine records, 1982-2002, bulk 1982-1995 228429
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_311334

Festival Recordings: Struggle Narrative Stage: Deaf President Now; How Struggle Songs Composed?; Percussion Styles [sound recording]

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. Musics of Struggle Program 1990 Washington, D.C  Search this
Performer:
Covell, Gerald L. 1965-  Search this
Malzkuhn, Mary 1928-  Search this
Ryan, Steve 1958-  Search this
Lira, Agustín  Search this
Dickens, Hazel 1935-2011  Search this
Wells Solorzano, Patricia  Search this
Alma (Musical group)  Search this
Feria Educativa  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound cassette : analog
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Ecuadorians  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
West Virginia
California
Ecuador
Date:
1990
Topic:
Oral history  Search this
Bluegrass music  Search this
Political ballads and songs  Search this
Drum music  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Drum  Search this
Timbales (Drum)  Search this
Conga (Drum)  Search this
Struggle  Search this
Deafness  Search this
Labor unions  Search this
Popular music--Writing and publishing  Search this
Protest  Search this
Grape Strike, Calif., 1965-1970  Search this
Local number:
FP-1990-CT-0129
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records, 1967-2010 228797
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_325399

Festival Recordings: Struggle Narrative Stage: Music as Organizational Tool; How Struggle Songs Composed? [sound recording]

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. Musics of Struggle Program 1990 Washington, D.C  Search this
Performer:
Mitterhoff, Barry  Search this
Dickens, Hazel 1935-2011  Search this
Alexander, Sarah 1942-  Search this
Ezzadin, Temo  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound cassette : analog
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Israelis  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
West Virginia
New Jersey
Kurdistan
Israel
Date:
1990
Topic:
Bluegrass music  Search this
Political ballads and songs  Search this
Mandolin  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Tambour (Drum)  Search this
Accordion  Search this
Mines and mineral resources  Search this
Coal  Search this
Struggle  Search this
Labor unions  Search this
Popular music--Writing and publishing  Search this
Local number:
FP-1990-CT-0141
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records, 1967-2010 228797
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_325411

Festival Recordings: Struggle Narrative Stage: Percussion Styles; How Struggle Songs Composed?; Deaf Protest Humor [sound recording]

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. Musics of Struggle Program 1990 Washington, D.C  Search this
Performer:
Ryan, Steve 1958-  Search this
Muñiz, Harold 1952-  Search this
Rodriguez, Ismael 1953-  Search this
Madrigal, Mike 1955-  Search this
Reagon, Cordell Hull 1943-1996  Search this
Tshabalala, Mbongiseni 1963-  Search this
Freedom Singers  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound cassette : analog
Culture:
Americans  Search this
South Africans  Search this
Mexican Americans  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
California
South Africa
Alabama
Date:
1990
Topic:
Wit and humor  Search this
Drum music  Search this
Political ballads and songs  Search this
Drum  Search this
Deafness  Search this
Struggle  Search this
Protest  Search this
Racism  Search this
Civil rights  Search this
Popular music--Writing and publishing  Search this
Apartheid & society  Search this
Local number:
FP-1990-CT-0147
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records, 1967-2010 228797
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_325417

Festival Recordings: Struggle Narrative Stage: How Struggle Songs Composed?; Deaf President Now; Deaf Protest Humor [sound recording]

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. Musics of Struggle Program 1990 Washington, D.C  Search this
Performer:
Jubran, Kamilya  Search this
Turjman, Odeh  Search this
Alexander, Sarah 1942-  Search this
Bourne, Bridgetta 1967-  Search this
Covell, Gerald L. 1965-  Search this
Ryan, Steve 1958-  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound cassette : analog
Culture:
Palestinian Arabs  Search this
Israelis  Search this
Americans  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Israel
Palestine
Date:
1990
Topic:
Political ballads and songs  Search this
Oral history  Search this
Wit and humor  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Accordion  Search this
Zither  Search this
Bouzouki  Search this
Popular music--Writing and publishing  Search this
Struggle  Search this
Deafness  Search this
Local number:
FP-1990-CT-0150
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records, 1967-2010 228797
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_325420

Festival Recordings: Virgin Islands Learning Center: Calypso; Basketry (Access to Resources); Island Communities [sound recording]

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. Virgin Islands Program 1990 Washington, D.C  Search this
Recorder:
Weintraub, Sue  Search this
Performer:
King Derby 1938-  Search this
Danet, Dorothy 1921-2005  Search this
Caines, Felicia 1918-2004  Search this
Emanuel, Anthon O. 1926-2005  Search this
Foy, Eddie 1917-  Search this
McGregor, Oscar 1925-  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound cassette : analog
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Virgin Islands  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Virgin Islands of the United States
Date:
1990
Topic:
Oral history  Search this
Calypso (Music)  Search this
Popular music--Writing and publishing  Search this
Dyes and dyeing  Search this
Basket making  Search this
Religion  Search this
Education  Search this
History  Search this
Gardening  Search this
Tourism  Search this
Local number:
FP-1990-CT-0340
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records, 1967-2010 228797
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_325610

Festival Recordings: Narrative Stage: Making Our Own Songs [sound recording]

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. Heartbeat Program 1995 Washington, D.C  Search this
Recorder:
Fries, Colin  Search this
Thomas, Anne Elise  Search this
Performer:
Hill, Elizabeth  Search this
Burch, Sharon  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound cassette : analog
Culture:
Indians of North America  Search this
Americans  Search this
Navajo Indians  Search this
Mohawk Indians  Search this
Apache Indians  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
California
Ontario
Canada
Ohsweken (Ont.)
Fairfield (Calif.)
Arizona
Date:
1995
Topic:
Folksong revival  Search this
Singer-Songwriters  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Popular music--Writing and publishing  Search this
Identity (Philosophical concept)  Search this
Gender  Search this
Composition (Music)  Search this
American Indian  Search this
Local number:
FP-1995-CT-0478
FLP 118592
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records, 1967-2010 228797
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_345903

Festival Recordings: Narrative Stage: Making Our Own Songs; Called to the Drum [sound recording]

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. Heartbeat Program 1995 Washington, D.C  Search this
Recorder:
Place, Janet L  Search this
Walker, Tracy  Search this
Performer:
Hill, Elizabeth  Search this
Ashley, Lillian  Search this
Burch, Sharon  Search this
Shunatona, Gwen  Search this
Crying Woman Singers  Search this
Wabunoag Singers  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound cassette : analog
Culture:
Indians of North America  Search this
Americans  Search this
Navajo Indians  Search this
Mohawk Indians  Search this
Apache Indians  Search this
Pawnee Indians  Search this
Oto Indians  Search this
Cree Indians  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Arizona
California
Ontario
Canada
Chinle (Ariz.)
Fairfield (Calif.)
Ohsweken (Ont.)
Montana
New Brunswick
Fredericton (N.B.)
Fort Belknap Indian Reservation (Mont.)
Date:
1995
Topic:
American Indian  Search this
Folksong revival  Search this
Singer-Songwriters  Search this
Oral history  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Water-drum  Search this
Drum  Search this
Popular music--Writing and publishing  Search this
Composition (Music)  Search this
Identity (Philosophical concept)  Search this
Gender  Search this
Malecite Indians  Search this
Passamaquoddy Indians  Search this
Local number:
FP-1995-CT-0482
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records, 1967-2010 228797
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_345907

Festival Recordings: Narrative Stage: Indian Christian Songs; Making Our Own Songs [sound recording]

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. Heartbeat Program 1995 Washington, D.C  Search this
Recorder:
Miller, Mark K. 1953-  Search this
Mullen, Mary  Search this
Performer:
Jumper, Betty Mae 1923-2011  Search this
DeLaune, Dorothy Whitehorse  Search this
Jones, Celina  Search this
Barney, Geraldine  Search this
Ashley, Lillian  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound cassette : analog
Culture:
Indians of North America  Search this
Americans  Search this
Seminole Indians  Search this
Kiowa Indians  Search this
Navajo Indians  Search this
Cree Indians  Search this
Atsina Indians  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Oklahoma
Florida
Hollywood (Fla.)
Anadarko (Okla.)
Arizona
Montana
New Mexico
Fort Belknap Indian Reservation (Mont.)
Tohatchi (N.M.)
Chinle (Ariz.)
Date:
1995
Topic:
American Indian  Search this
Oral history  Search this
Gospel music  Search this
Spirituals (Songs)  Search this
Hand drums  Search this
Water-drum  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Gender  Search this
Christianity  Search this
Religion  Search this
Assinboine Indians  Search this
Popular music--Writing and publishing  Search this
Identity (Philosophical concept)  Search this
Navajo Indians  Search this
Local number:
FP-1995-CT-0490
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records, 1967-2010 228797
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_345915

Festival Recordings: Narrative Stage: Making Our Own Songs; Ways of Our Grandmothers; Contemporary Singer/Songwriters [sound recording]

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. Heartbeat Program 1995 Washington, D.C  Search this
Recorder:
Miller, Mark K. 1953-  Search this
Mullen, Mary  Search this
Performer:
Barney, Geraldine  Search this
Ashley, Lillian  Search this
Wuttunee, Sandra  Search this
Torres, Bernice  Search this
Jumper, Betty Mae 1923-2011  Search this
DeLaune, Dorothy Whitehorse  Search this
Hill, Elizabeth  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound cassette : analog
Culture:
Indians of North America  Search this
Americans  Search this
Navajo Indians  Search this
Cree Indians  Search this
Atsina Indians  Search this
Pomo Indians  Search this
Kiowa Indians  Search this
Seminole Indians  Search this
Mohawk Indians  Search this
Apache Indians  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Arizona
Montana
New Mexico
Tohatchi (N.M.)
Chinle (Ariz.)
Fort Belknap Indian Reservation (Mont.)
Florida
California
Sebastopol (Calif.)
Anadarko (Calif.)
Hollywood (Fla.)
Ontario
Canada
Ohsweken (Ont.)
Date:
1995
Topic:
American Indian  Search this
Folksong revival  Search this
Singer-Songwriters  Search this
Oral history  Search this
Water-drum  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Navajo Indians  Search this
Identity (Philosophical concept)  Search this
Gender  Search this
Assinboine Indians  Search this
Family  Search this
Medicine  Search this
Menstrual cycle  Search this
Generations  Search this
Popular music--Writing and publishing  Search this
Iroquois Indians  Search this
Local number:
FP-1995-CT-0491
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records, 1967-2010 228797
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_345916

Festival Interviews: Kaui Zuttermeister, Nimrod Workman [sound recording]

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. Grand Generation Program 1984 Washington, D.C  Search this
Field worker:
Zeitlin, Steven J  Search this
Performer:
Zuttermeister, Emily Kauʻi  Search this
Workman, Nimrod  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound cassette : analog
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Hawaiians  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
United States
West Virginia
Washington (D.C.)
Hawaii
Kaneohe (Hawaii)
Tennessee
Mascot (Tenn.)
Date:
1984
Topic:
Hula (Dance)  Search this
Oral history  Search this
Coal mines and mining  Search this
Labor unions  Search this
Mines and mineral resources  Search this
Popular music--Writing and publishing  Search this
Mining--Songs and music  Search this
Folk songs  Search this
Appalachian Region, Southern--Songs and music  Search this
Local number:
FP-1984-CT-0163-7
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records, 1967-2010 228797
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_347759

All you need to know about music & the internet revolution / Conrad Mewton ; foreword by Alan McGee

Title:
Music and the internet revolution
Music & the internet revolution
Author:
Mewton, Conrad  Search this
Physical description:
215 p. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2001
C2001
Topic:
Music trade--Computer network resources  Search this
Music--Data processing  Search this
Music and technology  Search this
Internet entertainment  Search this
Popular music--Writing and publishing  Search this
Copyright--Music  Search this
Musicians--Legal status, laws, etc  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_625536

Making musicals : an informal introduction to the world of musical theatre / by Tom Jones

Author:
Jones, Tom 1928-  Search this
Physical description:
189 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1998
Topic:
Musicals--Writing and publishing  Search this
Libretto  Search this
Lyric writing (Popular music)  Search this
Musicals--History and criticism  Search this
Call number:
MT67 .J775 1998X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_539724

The facts of life in popular song / by Sigmund Spaeth

Author:
Spaeth, Sigmund Gottfried 1885-1965  Search this
De Vincent Collection of American Sheet Music  Search this
Physical description:
148 p. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1934
C1934
Topic:
Songs, English--History and criticism  Search this
Music--History and criticism  Search this
Popular music--Writing and publishing  Search this
Call number:
ML3561.P6S67X 1934
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_364306

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