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Speak low [music]

Composer:
Weill, Kurt, 1900-1950  Search this
Lyricist:
Nash, Ogden, 1902-1971  Search this
Arranger:
Matthews, Onzy  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Extent:
22 Items (copy scores, 32 cm.)
1 Item (conductor score and/or parts (Published sheet music), 30 cm.)
1 Item (part (photocopy), 28 cm.)
Container:
Box 354, Folder 11-13
Type:
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Sheet music
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Piano vocal scores
Date:
1943
Scope and Contents:
see also oversize see also Subseries 1.3
22 parts and an indefinite number of scores
Speak low is contained in three folders consisting of 13 parts in G Major concert, 1 twenty-six page conductor score in C Major concert, 1 published four-page piano vocal score in F Major concert, and 9 parts in Bb Major concert -- in ink and photocopy -- in unidentified hands (Whaley, Matthews, Tizol?).
Folder A contains parts in G Major for 5 reeds - alto, alto 3, tenor 1, tenor 2, baritone; 4 trumpets - 1, 2, 3, Baker; 3 trombones - 1, 2, 3; bass. Part for bass appears incomplete.
Folder B contains conductor score and piano vocal score. Conductor score indicates parts for 5 reeds, 4 trumpets, 3 trombones, bass, drums, piano. Piano vocal score lyrics begin "Speak low when you speak, love ...".
Folder C contains parts in Bb Major for 3 reeds - Johnny, Sears, Jimmie; 3 trumpets - Baker, Wallace, 4; 3 trombones - Tricky, Tizol, Brown. -- All items except conductor score in Folder B from the Duke Ellington Library.
Biographical / Historical:
Conductor score in Folder B from the Mercer Ellington Library. There appears to be a number from the Duke Ellington Band Book: 336.
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.
Other Title:
Speak.
Publication:
New York, NY, Chappell & Co., Inc., 1943
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 -- 20th century
Sheet music -- 1940-1950
Conductor scores
Copy scores
Music
Parts (musical)
Photocopies
Piano vocal 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 / 1.1.20: S
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8f22f2f67-5cbe-468a-b151-13b5c80acc95
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0301-ref45432

Pleasure Dome: An Audible Anthology of Modern Poetry Read by Its Creators

Performer:
Bishop, Elizabeth, 1911-1979  Search this
Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965  Search this
Moore, Marianne, 1887-1972  Search this
Cummings, Ebenezer Edson, 1800-1866  Search this
Williams, William Carlos, 1883-1963  Search this
Nash, Ogden, 1902-1971  Search this
Auden, W. H. (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973  Search this
Thomas, Dylan, 1914-1953  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ramsey, Frederic, 1915-1995  Search this
Extent:
1 Phonograph record (analog, 33 1/3 rpm, 12 in.)
Container:
Box LP, Item 98
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Phonograph records
Track Information:
101 Game of Chess, A (11 of "The Waste Land") / T.S. (Thomas Stearns) Eliot.

102 In Distrust of Merits (From "Nevertheless) / Marianne Moore.

103 Spring is like a perhaps land; this little bride & groom;pity this busy monster, manunkind; rain or hail / Ebenezer Edson Cummings.

104 Young Housewife, The; Bull, The; Poem (As the Cat); Lear; Dance, The; El Hombre / William Carlos Williams.

201 Allow Me, Madame, But It Won't Help; Hunter, The; Perfect Husband, The; Outcome of Mr. McLeod's Gratitude, The; / Ogden Nash.

202 Ballad (From "The Collected Poems of W.H. Auden); Prime / W.H. Auden.

203 Poem in October; In My Craft or Sullen Art (From "The Selected Writings of Dylan Thomas") / Dylan Thomas.

204 Anaphora; Late Air; The Fish (from "North and South") / Elizabeth Bishop.
Local Numbers:
RA-RAMS-LP-0098

Columbia.4259
Publication, Distribution, Etc. (Imprint):
New York Columbia
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:
Poetry  Search this
Spoken word  Search this
Collection Citation:
Frederic Ramsey audio recordings, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.RAMS, File RA-RAMS-LP-0098
See more items in:
Frederic Ramsey audio recordings
Frederic Ramsey audio recordings / 33 1/3 RPM Records
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk59ed4bd87-f9ba-4c55-ad47-09f77d00a147
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-rams-ref959

Constantin Alajalov papers

Creator:
Alajalov, Constantin, 1900-1987  Search this
Names:
Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990  Search this
Flanner, Janet, 1892-  Search this
Nash, Ogden, 1902-1971  Search this
Onassis, Jacqueline Kennedy, 1929-1994  Search this
Windsor, Edward, Duke of, 1894-1972  Search this
Windsor, Wallis Warfield, Duchess of, 1896-  Search this
Extent:
300 Items ((on 1 microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
[ca. 1940-1979]
Scope and Contents:
Printed biographical information; letters, notes, and telegrams from various correspondents, including the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Ogden Nash, and Leonard Bernstein; photographs of Alajalov with others, and photographs of his works; exhibition catalogs, invitations, and announcements; a manuscript and a published copy of CONVERSATION PIECES, a book about Alajalov by Janet Flanner; and magazine articles, and clippings.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter, illustrator; New York, N.Y.
Related Materials:
Constantin Alajalov papers also at Syracuse University.
Provenance:
Donated 1980 by Constantin Alajalov.
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:
Illustrators  Search this
Painters  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.alajcons
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw928f874c4-9466-4b57-980e-737d3d6d5459
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-alajcons

Ogden Nash : the life and work of America's laureate of light verse / Douglas M. Parker ; with a foreword by Dana Gioia

Author:
Parker, Douglas M. 1935-  Search this
Subject:
Nash, Ogden 1902-1971  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 316 p. ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Date:
2005
20th century
Topic:
Poets, American  Search this
Humorous poetry, American--History and criticism  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_785120

Hard lines, illustrated by Soglow

Author:
Nash, Ogden 1902-1971  Search this
Soglow, Otto 1900-1975  Search this
Physical description:
99 p. illus. 19 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1931
Call number:
N40.1.S6744 N2 1931
N40.1.S6744N2 1931
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_427545

The new Nutcracker suite, and other innocent verses. By Ogden Nash. Designed and illustrated by Ivan Chermayeff

Author:
Nash, Ogden 1902-1971  Search this
Subject:
Chermayeff, Ivan  Search this
Physical description:
47 p. col. illus. 26 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1962
C1962
Call number:
N40.1.C504 N2 1962
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_482958

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