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Playbill for Hair

Published by:
Playbill, American, founded 1884  Search this
Subject of:
Donnie Burks, American, 1939 - 2008  Search this
Sally Eaton, American, born 1946  Search this
Charles O. Lynch, 1940 - 2008  Search this
Heather MacRae, American, born 1946  Search this
Melba Moore, American, born 1945  Search this
Shelley Plimpton, American, born 1947  Search this
Erik Robinson  Search this
Bert Sommer, American, 1949 - 1990  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 9 x 6 in. (22.9 x 15.2 cm)
Type:
theater programs
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1968
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Broadway Theatre  Search this
Musical Theatre  Search this
Rock and roll (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kayla Deigh Owens
Object number:
2011.45.40
Restrictions & Rights:
Playbill used by permission. All rights reserved, Playbill Inc.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.45.40
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William "Cat" Anderson Collection

Creator:
Anderson, William "Cat", 1916-1981 ((musician))  Search this
Names:
Benny Carter All Stars  Search this
Cat Anderson Quintet  Search this
Duke Ellington Orchestra  Search this
Lionel Hampton Orchestra  Search this
Mingus Quintet  Search this
Bechet, Sidney (musician)  Search this
Calloway, Cab, 1907-  Search this
Carter, Benny, 1907-1997  Search this
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Fitzgerald, Ella  Search this
Hampton, Lionel  Search this
Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978  Search this
Humphrey, Muriel  Search this
Johnson, Lucy Bird  Search this
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973  Search this
Tatum, Art, 1910-1956  Search this
Webster, Ben  Search this
Extent:
5 Cubic feet (12 boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Transcripts
Oral histories (document genres)
Oral history
Phonograph records
Photographs
Recordings
Interviews
Clippings
Audiotapes
Awards
Audiocassettes
Articles
Date:
1940-1981
bulk 1963-1977
Scope and Contents note:
Primarily audiotapes, sheet music, and photographic images. Also: correspondence, newspaper clippings, magazine articles, itineraries, awards, and ephemera.,Of particular interest are recordings or photographic images, including the personalities listed below, and President and Mrs. Tubman of Liberia; also, two interviews and three recordings of Cat Anderson as guest with various university and college jazz bands.
Arrangement:
Divided into 4 series: (1) Music; (2) Original tapes and recordings; (3) Photographs; (4) Miscellaneous. Arranged topically.
Biographical/Historical note:
Prominent African American jazz musician (trumpet), b. Sept. 12, 1916, d. April 29, 1981.,One of the premier trumpet players of the Duke Ellington Orchestra. Known for effortless high notes; a strong section leader and great soloist whose style exhibited humor and precision. Grew up in Jenkins' Orphanage, Charleston, S.C., received basic music training there, and participated in many of their famous student ensembles. Formed and played with the Cotton Pickers, a group of orphanage teens. Before joining Ellington in 1944, played in several big bands, including Claude Hopkins and Lionel Hampton. Left the Ellington organization 1947-49 to lead his own group. Free-lanced 1959-1961 and after 1971, working with the Ellington orchestra intermittently. Received honors from tyhe U.S. Air Force, the Prix du Disque de Jazz, and the City of Los Angeles.
Related Archival Materials:
Additional memorabilia can be found in the Division of Cultural History, NMAH.
Provenance:
National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution Department of History.,Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation, ,Made for NMAH.,2006.3046.
Collection donated by Dorothy Anderson, 1998, January 22.
Restrictions:
Master tapes not available to researchers.
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Copyright status of items varies. Signed copies of releases on file.
Topic:
Music -- 20th century  Search this
Music -- Acoustics and physics  Search this
Musicians -- 20th century  Search this
Piano and synthesizer music  Search this
Inventions -- 1980-2000  Search this
Synthesizer music  Search this
Composers -- 20th century  Search this
Electric engineering -- 1980-2000  Search this
Band musicians  Search this
African American musicians  Search this
Jazz musicians -- United States  Search this
Inventors -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts -- Music -- 20th century
Transcripts
Oral histories (document genres)
Oral history
Phonograph records
Photographs -- 20th century
Recordings
Interviews
Interviews -- 1950-2000
Clippings -- 20th century
Audiotapes -- 1940-1980
Awards
Audiocassettes
Audiotapes
Articles -- 1940-1980
Citation:
William "Cat" Anderson Collection, ca. 1940-1981, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0630
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William "Cat" Anderson Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0630
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Analogue Music Synthesizer Oral History Project

Creator:
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.  Search this
Interviewee:
Krause, Bernie  Search this
Deutsch, Herbert  Search this
Hemsath, Bill  Search this
Pollock, Jay  Search this
Moog, Robert  Search this
Oberheim, Tom  Search this
Sear, Walter  Search this
Preston, Don  Search this
Scott, Jim  Search this
Chowning, Jonathan  Search this
Buchla, Don  Search this
Interviewer:
Pinch, Trevor  Search this
Extent:
1 Cubic foot (8 boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Audiocassettes
Transcripts
Audiotapes
Interviews
Oral history
Oral histories (document genres)
Date:
1996-2000
Summary:
The collection consists of over thirty hours of 7" open reel-to-reel master tapes, compact discs (DVDs), and transcripts for oral histories documenting the invention and development of the analogue music synthesizer.
Scope and Contents:
The collection consists of over thirty hours of 7" open reel-to- reel master tapes, compact discs, and transcripts for the oral histories documenting the invention and development of the analogue music synthesizer. Not all interviews have master tapes, reference copies, or transcripts.
Arrangement:
Collection is arranged into three series.

Series 1: Transcripts, 1996-1998

Series 2: Reference Disks (DVDs), 1996-2000

Series 3: Master Tapes (7"), 1996-1998
Biographical / Historical:
The Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation, in cooperation with Trevor Pinch and Frank Trocco of Cornell University, conducted oral histories to document the pioneering engineers and musicians of the electronic music synthesizer from 1960 to 1970. Pinch and Trocco authored in 2002, Analog Days: The Invention and Impact of the Moog Synthesizer by Harvard University Press. This book is based on the oral histories from the Analogue Music Synthesizer Oral History Project.
Provenance:
This collection was created by the Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation with National Museum of American History staff member Jim Weaver, Division of Cultural History and Trevor Pinch and Frank Trocco, Department of Science and Technology Studies, Cornell University.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research use.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Inventors -- 20th century  Search this
Piano and synthesizer music  Search this
Electric engineering -- 1980-2000  Search this
Inventions -- 1980-2000  Search this
Synthesizer music  Search this
Music -- Acoustics and physics  Search this
Music -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Audiocassettes
Transcripts
Audiotapes
Interviews
Oral history
Oral histories (document genres)
Citation:
Title and date item, Analogue Music Synthesizer Oral History Project, 1996-1998, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0640
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Analogue Music Synthesizer Oral History Project
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0640

Electronic Music Compositions [sound recording]

Performer:
Diemer, Emma Lou  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound-tape reel : analog ; 7 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Topic:
Contemporary music  Search this
Synthesizer (Musical instrument)  Search this
Local number:
FW-ASCH-7RR-3876
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
See more items in:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, 1939-1986 228428
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_336733

Contemporary Classical Transfers; Vol. 7 [sound recording]

Performer:
Ivey, Jean Eichelberger  Search this
Dockstader, Tod 1932-2015  Search this
Ehle, Robert C  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Topic:
Contemporary music  Search this
Synthesizer (Musical instrument)  Search this
Local number:
FP-CDR-0238-7
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_349335

The Vengeance [sound recording]

Performer:
Heifetz, Robin Julian 1951-  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound-tape reel : analog ; 7 in
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Topic:
Contemporary music  Search this
Synthesizer (Musical instrument)  Search this
Local number:
FW-ASCH-7RR-2298
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
See more items in:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, 1939-1986 228428
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_337038

Revenge [sound recording]

Performer:
Peacock, Annette  Search this
Bley, Paul  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
United States
Topic:
Jazz  Search this
Music  Search this
Contemporary music  Search this
Synthesizer (Musical instrument)  Search this
Local number:
Polydor 2424043
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. rrr
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_358982

Suite for Synthi (9 Movements) [sound recording]

Performer:
Ehle, Robert C  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound-tape reel : analog ; 5 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
Colorado
United States
Greeley (Colo.)
Topic:
Contemporary music  Search this
Synthesizer (Musical instrument)  Search this
Local number:
FW-ASCH-5RR-5508
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
See more items in:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, 1939-1986 228428
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_341253

John Keating Space Experience [sound recording]

Artist:
Keating, John 1927-  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
United States
Date:
1972
Topic:
Popular music  Search this
Music  Search this
Avant-garde (Music)  Search this
Synthesizer (Musical instrument)  Search this
Local number:
Columbia 32382
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. rrr
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_357446

Intergalactic Trot [sound recording]

Performer:
Stardrive (Musical group)  Search this
Mason, Robert  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Date:
1973
Topic:
Electronic music  Search this
Rock music  Search this
Synthesizer (Musical instrument)  Search this
Local number:
Elektra 75058
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. rrr
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_358719

Contemporary Classical Transfers; Volume 4 [sound recording]

Performer:
Thornton, J. Gordon  Search this
Cope, David  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Topic:
Contemporary music  Search this
Piano  Search this
Brass  Search this
Synthesizer (Musical instrument)  Search this
Local number:
FP-CDR-0235-7
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_349341

Party Going on at Woodstock [sound recording]

Artist:
Moore, Don 1932-  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
African American  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
United States
New York
Topic:
Jazz  Search this
Rock music  Search this
Bass  Search this
Piano  Search this
Synthesizer (Musical instrument)  Search this
Local number:
ESP 2016
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_342576

From Oran to Paris [sound recording]

Performer:
Cheb Kader 1960-  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in
Culture:
French  Search this
Algerians  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
France
Algeria
Date:
1991
Topic:
World music  Search this
Rai (Music)  Search this
Synthesizer (Musical instrument)  Search this
Drum  Search this
Violin  Search this
Local number:
Shanachie 64029
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only,No duplication
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_334848

Music for the End: New Music from Poland [sound recording]

Performer:
Orchestra of the Eighth Day  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
Poles  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
Poland
Topic:
Contemporary music  Search this
Fidola  Search this
Recorder (Muscial instrument)  Search this
Piano  Search this
Synthesizer (Musical instrument)  Search this
Local number:
Flying Fish 292
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_343281

Ceylon/Bird of Passage [sound recording]

Performer:
Stockhausen, Karlheinz 1928-2007  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Date:
1975
Topic:
Music  Search this
Contemporary music  Search this
Electronics  Search this
Synthesizer (Musical instrument)  Search this
Local number:
Chrysalis 1110
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. Listening only. No Duplication Allowed
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_358358

Human Music [sound recording]

Performer:
Cherry, Don  Search this
Appleton, Jon H. 1939-  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
United States
New Hampshire
Date:
1970
Topic:
Jazz  Search this
Music  Search this
Contemporary music  Search this
Synthesizer (Musical instrument)  Search this
Trumpet  Search this
Electronic music  Search this
Local number:
Flying Dutchman 121
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. Listening only. No Duplication Allowed
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_358484

Synthesizer basics / by the editors of Keyboard magazine

Physical description:
vii, 111 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1984
C1984
Topic:
Synthesizer (Musical instrument)--Methods  Search this
Call number:
MT723.S95 1984X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_322086

Keyboard presents Vintage synthesizers : groundbreaking instruments and pioneering designers of electronic music synthesizers / by Mark Vail

Title:
Vintage synthesizers
Author:
Vail, Mark  Search this
Physical description:
x, 300 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1993
C1993
Topic:
Synthesizer (Musical instrument)--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_475084

Keyboard Magazine presents vintage synthesizers : pioneering designers, groundbreaking instruments, collecting tips, mutants of technology / by Mark Vail

Title:
Keyboard presents vintage synthesizers
Vintage synthesizers
Author:
Vail, Mark  Search this
Physical description:
ix, 341 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2000
C2000
Topic:
Synthesizer (Musical instrument)--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_596209

Contemporary Classical Transfers; Vol. 3 [sound recording]

Performer:
Appleton, Jon H. 1939-  Search this
Grauer, Victor  Search this
Luening, Otto 1900-1996  Search this
Ussachevsky, Vladimir 1911-1990  Search this
Betjeman, Paul  Search this
Diemer, Emma Lou  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
New Hampshire
Topic:
Contemporary music  Search this
Flute  Search this
Electronic music  Search this
Vocals  Search this
Synthesizer (Musical instrument)  Search this
Music  Search this
Local number:
FP-CDR-0234-7
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_349328

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