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This is the Army

Artist:
Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Phonograph record (analog, 45 rpm, 7 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Phonograph records
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-78-1134

Decca.340
Publication, Distribution, Etc. (Imprint):
New York Decca
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-78-1134
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Moses and Frances Asch Collection
Moses and Frances Asch Collection / Series 9: Audio Recordings / 78 RPM
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk54677c610-76de-40d2-a5f8-332dbab0c08f
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-asch-ref22363

Blue skies [music]

Creator:
Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Extent:
3 Items (manuscripts, 32 cm.)
40 Items (copy scores, 32 cm.)
6 Items (parts (photocopies), 32 cm.)
5 Items (parts (photocopies), 28 cm.)
Container:
Box 55 (Series 1), Folder 1-2
Type:
Archival materials
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Short scores
Scope and Contents:
51 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Blue skies is contained in two folders consisting of 1 twelve page conductor score, 1 ten page conductor score, 1 two page short score and 50 parts in Bb Major concert and 1 part in C Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (Vanc, Whaley, Williams, other?).
Folder A contains scores, 29 parts in Bb Major concert and 1 part in C Major concert. Twelve page conductor score for 4 reeds - clarinet, alto, tenor, baritone; 2 trumpets; 2 trombones. Ten page conductor score for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 2, tenor 4, baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3. Short score does not indicate instrumentation. Parts in 4 groupings -- (i) 2 reeds - alto 2, baritone; 1 trumpet - 3; 2 trombones - 1, 2; guitar. -- (ii) horn; 1 trombone - Wilbur. -- (iii) 3 reeds - alto 1, Jimmy, Carney; 4 trumpets - 1, 4, unidentified (2); 3 trombones - Wilbur, Brown, 3. Some of the parts appear incomplete. -- (iv) 4 reeds - alto 1, alto 2, tenor 1, tenor 2; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass; drums.
Folder B contains 21 parts in Bb Major concert. Parts in 3 groupings -- (i) 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 2, tenor 1, tenor 2, baritone; 3 trumpets 1, 2, 3; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3. -- (ii) 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 2, tenor 1, tenor 2, baritone; 1 trumpet - 3; 2 trombones - 2, 3. -- (iii) 1 trumpet - 1; 1 trombone - 1. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
Biographical / Historical:
Statement of responsibility from Shapiro. There appear to be numbers from the Duke Ellington Band Book on many of the parts: 106, 15.
General:
Handwriting and other details have been reported based on the notes of David Berger, Andrew Homzy, Dr. Theodore Hudson, Walter van de Leur, and Dr. Mark Tucker.
Condition: fair, torn, tape.
Unsigned Strayhorn composition.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but the original and master audiovisual materials are stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection 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 restrictions. Consult the Archives Center at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.

Paul Ellington, executor, is represented by:

Richard J.J. Scarola, Scarola Ellis LLP, 888 Seventh Avenue, 45th Floor, New York, New York 10106. Telephone (212) 757-0007 x 235; Fax (212) 757-0469; email: rjjs@selaw.com; www.selaw.com; www.ourlawfirm.com.
Topic:
Music -- United States -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Short scores
Collection Citation:
Duke Ellington Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection
Duke Ellington Collection / Series 1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1.3: B Titles
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8e0a7456e-a048-4de7-8714-9957abc410ae
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0301-ref38010

How about me? [music]

Composer:
Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (manuscript, 32 cm.)
12 Items (copy scores, 31 cm.)
2 Items (parts (photocopies), 36 cm.)
Container:
Box 148 (Series 1), Folder 9
Type:
Archival materials
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Manuscripts
Scope and Contents:
14 parts and 1 score
How about me? is contained in one folder consisting of 1 four-page conductor score and 14 parts in D Major concert -- in ink, pencil and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (Whaley, other?).
Items in 2 groupings -- (i) Conductor score. Score indicates parts for Pro, Rab, Jim, Paul, baritone, bass, drums. -- (ii) Parts for 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 2, tenor 1, tenor 2, baritone; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; piano (3). -- Grouping i from the Duke Ellington Library.
Biographical / Historical:
Grouping ii from the Mercer Ellington Library. Statement of responsibility taken from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro.
General:
Handwriting and other details have been reported based on the notes of David Berger, Andrew Homzy, Dr. Theodore Hudson, Walter van de Leur, and Dr. Mark Tucker.
Condition: fair, torn.
Unsigned Strayhorn composition.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but the original and master audiovisual materials are stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection 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 restrictions. Consult the Archives Center at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.

Paul Ellington, executor, is represented by:

Richard J.J. Scarola, Scarola Ellis LLP, 888 Seventh Avenue, 45th Floor, New York, New York 10106. Telephone (212) 757-0007 x 235; Fax (212) 757-0469; email: rjjs@selaw.com; www.selaw.com; www.ourlawfirm.com.
Topic:
Music -- United States -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Manuscripts -- Music -- 20th century
Collection Citation:
Duke Ellington Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection
Duke Ellington Collection / Series 1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1.9: H
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8f3ac07bc-2fc7-457c-afae-df89fb748735
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0301-ref40610

How deep is the ocean? [music]

Composer:
Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Extent:
21 Items (copy scores, 32 cm.)
1 Item (conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 cm.)
1 Item (manuscript, 32 cm.)
Container:
Box 148 (Series 1), Folder 12-13
Type:
Archival materials
Copy scores
Music
Parts (musical)
Piano conductor scores
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
Manuscripts
Date:
1932
Scope and Contents:
see also oversize see also Subseries 1.3 sa Subseries 1.2
21 parts and an indefinite number of scores.
How deep is the ocean is contained in two folders consisting of 1 published two page piano vocal score and 1 part in Eb Major concert, 1 one page piano conductor score in Bb Major concert, and 20 parts in F Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (Williams, Whaley?).
Folder A contains piano vocal score, piano conductor score and part in Eb Major. Piano vocal score lyrics begin "How much do I love you? ...". Piano conductor score does not indicate instrumentation. Part in Eb Major for 1 trumpet - 3.
Folder B contains parts in F Major in 2 groupings -- (i) 5 reeds - alto 1, alto 2, tenor 1, tenor 2, baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, 4; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass; drums; guitar; piano. -- (ii) 1 reed - Rab; 1 trumpet - Cat; 2 trombones - Tricky, Jones. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
Biographical / Historical:
There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 368.
General:
Handwriting and other details have been reported based on the notes of David Berger, Andrew Homzy, Dr. Theodore Hudson, Walter van de Leur, and Dr. Mark Tucker.
Publication:
New York, N.Y., Irving Berlin, Inc., 1932
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but the original and master audiovisual materials are stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection 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 restrictions. Consult the Archives Center at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.

Paul Ellington, executor, is represented by:

Richard J.J. Scarola, Scarola Ellis LLP, 888 Seventh Avenue, 45th Floor, New York, New York 10106. Telephone (212) 757-0007 x 235; Fax (212) 757-0469; email: rjjs@selaw.com; www.selaw.com; www.ourlawfirm.com.
Topic:
Music -- United States -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Copy scores
Music
Parts (musical)
Piano conductor scores
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
Manuscripts -- 1930-1940
Collection Citation:
Duke Ellington Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection
Duke Ellington Collection / Series 1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1.9: H
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep82704046f-5bde-4312-a06e-7734bccccf46
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0301-ref40618

I got the sun [music]

Composer:
Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (copy score, 32 cm.)
Container:
Box 154 (Series 1), Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Piano conductor scores
Scope and Contents:
1 score
I got the sun is contained in one folder consisting of 1 three page piano conductor score in Db Major concert -- in ink -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Piano conductor score does not indicate instrumentation. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
Biographical / Historical:
Statement of responsibility taken from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 127.
General:
Handwriting and other details have been reported based on the notes of David Berger, Andrew Homzy, Dr. Theodore Hudson, Walter van de Leur, and Dr. Mark Tucker.
Condition: fair, tape.
Unsigned Strayhorn composition.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but the original and master audiovisual materials are stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection 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 restrictions. Consult the Archives Center at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.

Paul Ellington, executor, is represented by:

Richard J.J. Scarola, Scarola Ellis LLP, 888 Seventh Avenue, 45th Floor, New York, New York 10106. Telephone (212) 757-0007 x 235; Fax (212) 757-0469; email: rjjs@selaw.com; www.selaw.com; www.ourlawfirm.com.
Topic:
Music -- United States -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Piano conductor scores
Collection Citation:
Duke Ellington Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection
Duke Ellington Collection / Series 1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1.10: I
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8562db24f-12c8-4b13-8881-f98dad2ead01
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0301-ref40745

Lady of the evening [music]

Composer:
Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (manuscript, 32 cm.)
1 Item (conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 cm.)
Container:
Box 194, Folder 13
Type:
Archival materials
Conductor scores
Manuscripts
Music
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
Date:
1922
Scope and Contents:
2 scores
Lady of the evening is contained in one folder consisting of 1 published four page piano vocal score and 1 six page conductor score in G Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Piano vocal score lyrics begin "After the day of a long dreary day ...". Conductor score does not indicate instrumentation. Score appears incomplete. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
General:
Handwriting and other details have been reported based on the notes of David Berger, Andrew Homzy, Dr. Theodore Hudson, Walter van de Leur, and Dr. Mark Tucker.
Condition: fair, worn, brittle.
Publication:
New York, NY, Irving Berlin, Inc., 1922
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but the original and master audiovisual materials are stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection 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 restrictions. Consult the Archives Center at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.

Paul Ellington, executor, is represented by:

Richard J.J. Scarola, Scarola Ellis LLP, 888 Seventh Avenue, 45th Floor, New York, New York 10106. Telephone (212) 757-0007 x 235; Fax (212) 757-0469; email: rjjs@selaw.com; www.selaw.com; www.ourlawfirm.com.
Topic:
Music -- United States -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Conductor scores
Manuscripts
Music
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
Collection Citation:
Duke Ellington Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection
Duke Ellington Collection / Series 1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1.13: L
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep87d09a929-71f4-459a-86ff-465f66a82da8
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0301-ref41666

My walking stick [music]

Composer:
Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 cm.)
1 Item (manuscript, 31 cm.)
Container:
Box 239, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
Date:
1938
Scope and Contents:
1 part and 1 score
My walking stick is contained in one folder consisting of 1 published four page piano vocal score and 1 part in C Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Piano vocal score lyrics begin "Take away my high hats, take away my fav'rite tie ...". Part for piano. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
General:
Handwriting and other details have been reported based on the notes of David Berger, Andrew Homzy, Dr. Theodore Hudson, Walter van de Leur, and Dr. Mark Tucker.
Condition: fair, brittle.
Other Title:
Walking stick.
Publication:
New York, NY, Irving Berlin, Inc., 1938
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but the original and master audiovisual materials are stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection 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 restrictions. Consult the Archives Center at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.

Paul Ellington, executor, is represented by:

Richard J.J. Scarola, Scarola Ellis LLP, 888 Seventh Avenue, 45th Floor, New York, New York 10106. Telephone (212) 757-0007 x 235; Fax (212) 757-0469; email: rjjs@selaw.com; www.selaw.com; www.ourlawfirm.com.
Topic:
Music -- United States -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
Collection Citation:
Duke Ellington Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection
Duke Ellington Collection / Series 1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1.14: M
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep87034a1d3-a4cb-4489-ac6d-90c2ebe5325e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0301-ref42894

Puttin' on the Ritz [music]

Composer:
Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 cm.)
2 Items (copy scores, 32 cm.)
1 Item (manuscript, 36 cm.)
Container:
Box 298, Folder 14-15
Type:
Archival materials
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Piano conductor scores
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
Date:
1929
Scope and Contents:
1 part and an indefinite number of scores
Puttin' on the Ritz is contained in two folders consisting of 1 published three page piano vocal score in f minor concert, and 1 four page piano conductor score, 1 seventeen page conductor score and 1 part in g minor concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Folder A contains piano vocal score, piano conductor score and part. Piano vocal score lyrics begin "Have you seen the well-to-do, up and down Park Avenue ...". Piano conductor score does not indicate instrumentation. Part for bass.
Folder B contains conductor score. Score indicates parts for bass, guitar, piano. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
General:
Handwriting and other details have been reported based on the notes of David Berger, Andrew Homzy, Dr. Theodore Hudson, Walter van de Leur, and Dr. Mark Tucker.
Condition: fair, tape, brittle.
Publication:
New York, NY, Irving Berlin, Inc., 1929
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but the original and master audiovisual materials are stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection 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 restrictions. Consult the Archives Center at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.

Paul Ellington, executor, is represented by:

Richard J.J. Scarola, Scarola Ellis LLP, 888 Seventh Avenue, 45th Floor, New York, New York 10106. Telephone (212) 757-0007 x 235; Fax (212) 757-0469; email: rjjs@selaw.com; www.selaw.com; www.ourlawfirm.com.
Topic:
Music -- United States -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Piano conductor scores
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
Collection Citation:
Duke Ellington Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection
Duke Ellington Collection / Series 1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1.17: P
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8e12906bf-5762-4bef-a0e2-95c3cba86de9
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0301-ref44067

Russian lullaby [music]

Composer:
Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Extent:
15 Items (copy scores, 32 cm.)
Container:
Box 314, Folder 10
Type:
Archival materials
Copy scores
Music
Parts (musical)
Scope and Contents:
see also OS
15 parts.
Russian lullaby is contained in one folder consisting of 15 parts in d minor concert -- in ink -- in unidentified hand.
Parts for 4 reeds - Otto, Johnny, Jimmy, Carney; 4 trumpets - Rex, Taft, Scad, Ray; 3 trombones - Tricky, Brown, Jones; bass; drums; guitar; piano. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
Biographical / Historical:
Statement of responsibility taken from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro.
General:
Handwriting and other details have been reported based on the notes of David Berger, Andrew Homzy, Dr. Theodore Hudson, Walter van de Leur, and Dr. Mark Tucker.
Unsigned Strayhorn composition.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but the original and master audiovisual materials are stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection 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 restrictions. Consult the Archives Center at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.

Paul Ellington, executor, is represented by:

Richard J.J. Scarola, Scarola Ellis LLP, 888 Seventh Avenue, 45th Floor, New York, New York 10106. Telephone (212) 757-0007 x 235; Fax (212) 757-0469; email: rjjs@selaw.com; www.selaw.com; www.ourlawfirm.com.
Topic:
Music -- United States -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Copy scores
Music
Parts (musical)
Collection Citation:
Duke Ellington Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection
Duke Ellington Collection / Series 1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1.19: R
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8c945ebc0-76df-49c4-a87b-3b7f5388a4da
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0301-ref44536

So help me [music]

Composer:
Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Extent:
2 Items (manuscripts, 32 cm.)
Container:
Box 345, Folder 9
Type:
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Scope and Contents:
2 parts
So help me is contained in one folder consisting of 2 parts in G Major concert -- in pencil -- in unidentified hand (Tizol?).
Parts for 1 trombone - Browne; bass. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
Biographical / Historical:
Statement of responsibility taken from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro.
General:
Handwriting and other details have been reported based on the notes of David Berger, Andrew Homzy, Dr. Theodore Hudson, Walter van de Leur, and Dr. Mark Tucker.
Condition: fair, torn.
Unsigned Strayhorn composition.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but the original and master audiovisual materials are stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection 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 restrictions. Consult the Archives Center at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.

Paul Ellington, executor, is represented by:

Richard J.J. Scarola, Scarola Ellis LLP, 888 Seventh Avenue, 45th Floor, New York, New York 10106. Telephone (212) 757-0007 x 235; Fax (212) 757-0469; email: rjjs@selaw.com; www.selaw.com; www.ourlawfirm.com.
Topic:
Music -- United States -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Collection Citation:
Duke Ellington Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection
Duke Ellington Collection / Series 1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1.20: S
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8b265e0f4-07ea-4356-a299-e2831507cef4
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0301-ref45207

Supper time [music]

Composer:
Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Extent:
3 Items (copy scores, 32 cm.)
Container:
Box 368, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Piano vocal scores
Scope and Contents:
2 parts and 1 score
Supper time is contained in one folder consisting of 1 five page piano vocal score and 2 parts in A Major concert -- in ink -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Piano vocal score lyrics begin "Supper time I should set the table ...". Parts for piano (2). 1 part appears incomplete. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
Biographical / Historical:
Statement of responsibility taken from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro.
General:
Handwriting and other details have been reported based on the notes of David Berger, Andrew Homzy, Dr. Theodore Hudson, Walter van de Leur, Wayne Shirley and Dr. Mark Tucker.
Condition: fair, tape.
Unsigned Strayhorn composition.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but the original and master audiovisual materials are stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection 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 restrictions. Consult the Archives Center at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.

Paul Ellington, executor, is represented by:

Richard J.J. Scarola, Scarola Ellis LLP, 888 Seventh Avenue, 45th Floor, New York, New York 10106. Telephone (212) 757-0007 x 235; Fax (212) 757-0469; email: rjjs@selaw.com; www.selaw.com; www.ourlawfirm.com.
Topic:
Music -- United States -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Copy scores
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Piano vocal scores
Collection Citation:
Duke Ellington Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Duke Ellington Collection
Duke Ellington Collection / Series 1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1.20: S
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep82f8dcf1e-409d-4981-96f7-1b7e8c609c0f
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0301-ref45756

White Christmas [music]

Composer:
Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm.)
1 Item (conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 31 cm.)
9 Items (manuscripts, 32 cm.)
12 Items (copy scores, 32 cm.)
Container:
Box 408, Folder 15-16
Type:
Archival materials
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
Short scores
Date:
1942
Scope and Contents:
21 parts and an indefinite number of scores
White Christmas is contained in two folders consisting of 1 two page short score and 12 parts in Eb Major concert, and 1 published two page piano vocal score and 9 parts in C Major concert -- in ink and pencil -- in unidentified hands (BS, Tizol, Whaley?).
Folder A contains short score, piano vocal score and parts in C Major. Short score indicates parts for Rab, Sears, Killian, Baker. Piano vocal score lyrics begin "The sun is shining, the grass is green ...". Parts for 5 reeds - Johnny, Otto, Chauncey, Ben, Carney; 4 trumpets - Baker, Rex, Wallace, Ray.
Folder B contains parts in Eb Major for 5 reeds - Proc, Rab, Ben, Sears, Carney; 4 trumpets - Baker, Williams, Scad, Killian; 3 trombones - Tyree, Brown, Butter. Parts subtitled "Medley." -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
General:
Handwriting and other details have been reported based on the notes of David Berger, Andrew Homzy, Dr. Theodore Hudson, Walter van de Leur, and Dr. Mark Tucker.
Condition: fair, worn.
Other Title:
White Xmas.
Publication:
New York, NY, Irving Berlin, Inc., 1942
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but the original and master audiovisual materials are stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection 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 restrictions. Consult the Archives Center at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.

Paul Ellington, executor, is represented by:

Richard J.J. Scarola, Scarola Ellis LLP, 888 Seventh Avenue, 45th Floor, New York, New York 10106. Telephone (212) 757-0007 x 235; Fax (212) 757-0469; email: rjjs@selaw.com; www.selaw.com; www.ourlawfirm.com.
Topic:
Music -- United States -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Copy scores
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Parts (musical)
Piano vocal scores
Published sheet music
Short scores
Collection Citation:
Duke Ellington Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Duke Ellington Collection
Duke Ellington Collection / Series 1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1.23: W
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep802218ea8-adb6-480e-a552-9817d3a696c9
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0301-ref47052

Irving Berlin's This is the Army

Composer:
Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ramsey, Frederic, 1915-1995  Search this
Extent:
1 Phonograph record (analog, 45 rpm, 7 in.)
Container:
Box 78, Item 114
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Phonograph records
Local Numbers:
RA-RAMS-78-0114-4

RCA Victor.131
Publication, Distribution, Etc. (Imprint):
RCA Victor (filed under Victor)
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for information.
Topic:
Musicals  Search this
Theater  Search this
Popular music -- United States  Search this
Collection Citation:
Frederic Ramsey audio recordings, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.RAMS, File RA-RAMS-78-0114-4
See more items in:
Frederic Ramsey audio recordings
Frederic Ramsey audio recordings / 78 rpm Records
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk50877faf5-d595-400e-851b-6a556d37313b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-rams-ref444

I Like Ike [sheet music]

Composer:
Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989  Search this
Names:
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969  Search this
Series Creator:
DeVincent, Sam, 1918-1997  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (12" x 9".)
Type:
Archival materials
Sheet music
Date:
1952
Scope and Contents:
Words and music by Irving Berlin. Image of Dwight Eisenhower on cover; photographer unidentified. Black-and-white image, printed in blue, wtih decorative flourishes in red and blue.
Local Numbers:
03030046.tif (AC Scan of cover).
General:
In Series 5, Box 7, Folder K.
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment. Photographs must be handled with cotton gloves unless protected by sleeves.
Series 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:
Politicians  Search this
Campaign songs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sheet music -- 1950-1960
Series Citation:
The Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Series 5: Politics and Political Movements
Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Series 5: Politics and Political Movements / 5.2: Politicians and Political Figures / Eisenhower, Dwight D.
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep85a3395b7-0303-4b4a-aa52-0810c179ca5d
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0300-s05-ref703

Photographs

Names:
Lake Placid Club  Search this
Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989  Search this
Lopez, Vincent, 1894-1975  Search this
Collection Author:
Falcone Custom Grand Pianos  Search this
Collection Donor:
Pratt, Read and Company  Search this
Collection Creator:
Sohmer & Company  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Photolithographs
Photolithography
Place:
New York, New York
Long Island (N. Y.)
Lake Placid, NY
Date:
circa 1920-1964
Scope and Contents:
Photographs, whose functions are unknown and separate from those used in the art work for advertising, cover a range of subjects. The photo prints primarily depict views of pianos, but there are interior views of the factory and showrooms as well as of piano actions and construction. Also included are photographs of Harry J. Sohmer sr. and his sons Harry J. Jr. and Robert, as well as picture of their employees. Photographs of hotels, the Washington Irving High School in New York, and the Lake Placid Club in Lake Placid, NY, all customers of Sohmer & Co., were probably kept for marketing purposes, such as the inclusion in brochures. A large number of photographs depict celebrities, such as Guy Lombardo, Vincent Lopez, and Irving Berlin seated at Sohmer Pianos. The series also includes photographs with scene from the motion picture "White Christmas." The known dates of these photographs range between 1934 and 1961, but some may have been taken in the 1920s. The photographs are arranged by subject and are identified by a number consisting of the collection number, the box number, the folder number, and the number of the individual photograph.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection is open for research.
Collection 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:
Piano  Search this
White Christmas  Search this
Washington Irving High School  Search this
Sohmer Park  Search this
Celebrities  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 20th century
Photolithographs
Photolithography
Collection Citation:
Sohmer & Co. Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0349, Series 8
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Sohmer & Co. Records
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep85f96ce8a-6c2b-455c-aca5-9c862772a7c0
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0349-ref235

Correspondence

Names:
Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989  Search this
Collection Author:
Falcone Custom Grand Pianos  Search this
Collection Donor:
Pratt, Read and Company  Search this
Collection Creator:
Sohmer & Company  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Correspondence
Date:
1892 -1987
Scope and Contents:
The correspondence series contains miscellaneous correspondence from 1929 to 1982, and testimonials of satisfied Sohmer customers among them Irving Berlin from 1892 to 1987.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection is open for research.
Collection 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:
Piano Customers  Search this
Endorsements in advertising  Search this
Genre/Form:
Correspondence -- 1930-1950
Collection Citation:
Sohmer & Co. Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0349, Series 14
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Sohmer & Co. Records
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8eb9d5580-737c-483e-a6ed-31435b78306e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0349-ref289

Oh! How I hate to get up in the morning by Irving Berlin

Title:
Irving Berlin's bugle song
Other day I chanced to meet a soldier friend of mine
Author:
Berlin, Irving 1888-1989  Search this
Cantor, Eddie 1892-1964  Search this
Friend, Howard Private  Search this
Bella C. Landauer Collection of Aeronautical Sheet Music (Smithsonian Institution. Libraries) DSI  Search this
Waterson, Berlin & Snyder Co  Search this
Subject:
Cantor, Eddie 1892-1964  Search this
Physical description:
1 vocal score (3 pages) 31 cm
Type:
Songs and music
Portraits
Pictorial works
Excerpts
Vocal scores with piano
Advertisements
Illustrated works
Music
Sheet music covers
Sheet music
Place:
United States
Date:
1918
1911-1920
1910-1920
Topic:
Bugle calls  Search this
Bugle  Search this
Military camps  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Revues  Search this
Soldiers  Search this
Songs with piano  Search this
Tents  Search this
World War, 1914-1918  Search this
Bugles  Search this
Flags  Search this
Military camps--American  Search this
American  Search this
Call number:
M1 .B4
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_982715

Irving Berlin's American musical theater / Jeffrey Magee

Author:
Magee, Jeffrey 1961-  Search this
Subject:
Berlin, Irving 1888-1989 Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Berlin, Irving 1888-1989  Search this
Berlin, Irving 1888-1989  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (xiii, 394 pages) : illustrations, music
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Place:
United States
Date:
2012
©2012
Topic:
Musicals--History and criticism  Search this
MUSIC--Genres & Styles--Musicals  Search this
MUSIC--Printed Music--Musicals, Film & TV  Search this
PERFORMING ARTS--Theater--Broadway & Musical Revue  Search this
Musicals  Search this
Musical  Search this
Call number:
ML410.B499 M34 2012 (Internet)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1148233

Robert Brackman papers

Creator:
Brackman, Robert, 1898-  Search this
Names:
Bates, Kenneth F. (Kenneth Francis), 1904-1994  Search this
Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989  Search this
Dondero, George A. (George Anthony), 1883-1968  Search this
Hartford, Huntington, 1911-2008  Search this
Ickes, Harold L. (Harold LeClair), 1874-1952  Search this
Philipp, Robert, 1895-1981  Search this
Rockefeller, John D. (John Davison), 1839-1937  Search this
Selznick, David O., 1902-1965  Search this
Vaughan, Malcolm, 1896-1962  Search this
Extent:
2 Linear feet ((on 4 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Scrapbooks
Sketchbooks
Date:
1931-1978
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence, photographs, writings, scrapbooks, sketchbooks, awards and printed material.
REEL D295: Correspondence with buyers, museum curators, and students, and with Irving Berlin, George A. Dondero, Robert Philipp, and Malcolm Vaughan; drafts of articles; scrapbooks; photographs of Brackman's paintings; clippings; and other publications.
REELS 2339-2340: Biographical data, with typescript of Kristin Smith's 1968 unpublished essay on Brackman; correspondence, including letters from Irving Berlin, Huntington Hartford, Harold L. Ickes, Robert Philipp, John D. Rockefeller, David O. Selznick, and others; printed material, including newspaper clippings, magazine articles, reproductions, exhibition catalogs, and announcements; awards; 2 scrapbooks, 1930-1952; and 8 undated sketchbooks.
REEL 2380: Photographs, including personal photographs of Brackman, his friends, his students; of Herbert Turner, his home, his school, and studio; and photographs of Brackman's works of art.
UNMICROFILMED: Writings by Brackman for his lectures; typescripts and a copy of BRACKMAN: HIS ART AND TEACHING by Kenneth Bates; and printed material including newspaper clippings, by-laws for the "Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts Manufacturers and Commerce," London, and the "Royal Society of Arts," London, and a 1957 edition of the journal, THE ARTIST.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter and educator; New York, N.Y. Born in Russia. Studied at Francisco Ferrer School, with Robert Henri, and with George Bellows. Came to United States in 1908. Taught at the Art Students League. Died 1980.
Provenance:
Material on reel D295 lent 1966 by Robert Brackman. Portions of this material were subsequently given by Brackman's widow, Frances, with her gift of all other materials, 1981. Twenty-seven personal photographs from reel 2380 were returned to Frances Brackman at her request.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Painting, American -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Genre/Form:
Scrapbooks
Sketchbooks
Identifier:
AAA.bracrobe
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9f3e9abd9-5aac-4602-8b0f-a194960f19fa
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-bracrobe

Alexander's ragtime band [music]

Composer:
Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989  Search this
Collection Creator:
Boatwright, Ruth Ellington, 1914-2004  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holograph), 32 cm.)
Container:
Box 1, Folder 16
Type:
Archival materials
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Short scores
Scope and Contents:
1 score
Alexander's ragtime band is contained in one folder consisting of 1 one page short score in Bb Major concert -- in pencil -- in unidentified hand (DE?).
Short score indicates parts for saxes, clarinet, baritone, Tizol. Short score appears incomplete. -- from the Ruth Ellington Collection.
Biographical / Historical:
Statement of responsibility taken from The Great Song Thesaurus, by Roger Lax and Frederick Smith.
General:
A short score for an untitled piece is noted on the verso of this piece. Handwriting and other details have been reported based on the notes of David Berger, Andrew Homzy, Dr. Theodore Hudson, Walter van de Leur, Wayne Shirley, and Dr. Mark Tucker.
Condition: fair.
Unsigned Strayhorn composition.
Related Materials:
Ruth Ellington Collection Music Manuscripts (Series 3), 1940-1991
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction. Copyright restrictions exist. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Music -- United States -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Holographs
Manuscripts
Music
Short scores
Collection Citation:
Ruth Ellington Collection, 1923-1992, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Ruth Ellington Collection of Duke Ellington Materials
Ruth Ellington Collection of Duke Ellington Materials / Series 1: Music Manuscripts, Scripts, and Compositional Materials / 1.1: Music Manuscripts
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8a513e198-9503-4746-b5d9-7f2c9e7fdcd6
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0415-ref836

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