Collection African-American Band Music & Recordings, 1883-1923

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  • Au revoir, sweet Marie

    Instrumental parts | 32 p. 10 3/4 x 7 in. | Parts: piano, 1st violin, 2nd violin, viola, cello, bass, flute or piccolo, 1st clarinet in B-flat, 1st cornet in B-flat, 2nd cornet in B-flat, trombone, drums (Content). Copyright MCMXII by Jos. W. Stern & Co., N.Y. (Copyright). Printed on the reverses of and shelved with "Scott Joplin's New Rag" by Scott Joplin. Includes ...

    • Contributor: Jos. W. Stern & Co. - Henry, S. R. - Hodgkins, Gene - Anderson, Hilding
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1912

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  • If you love your baby, make the goo goo eyes

    Instrumental parts | 30 p., 10 3/4 x 7 in. | Parts: piano, 1st violin, 2nd violin, viola, cello, bass, piccolo, 1st clarinet in A, 2nd clarinet in A, horns in F, 1st cornet in A, 2nd cornet in A, trombone, drums. (Content). Copyright 1900 by Ascher, Schott & Bowsky. Royal Music Co., 10 Union Square, N.Y. (Copyright). "March" "By permission of Hurtig & ...

    • Contributor: Royal Music Co. - Williams, Bert - Walker, George - Ascher, Emil
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1900
  • Oh Mr. Man, Man, Man!

    Instrumental parts | 20 p., 10 3/4 x 7 in. | Parts: 1st and 2nd violins, viola, cello, bass, flute, A clarinet, trombone, drums, A cornet. (Content). Copyright MCMVII by M. Wimark & Sons N.Y. (Copyright). 9 blank pages. "Vocal Orch." No vocal part provided Instrumental Parts (Form).

    • Contributor: M. Witmark & Sons - Jordan, Joe
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1907

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  • My Creole Sue

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 80 rpm, vertical cut, mono. ; 10 in. | "Tenor and Mixed Voices" (Content). Mx: 11512-C-1-3 Recorded on Feb. 10, 1927 Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Davis, Gussie L. - Scanlon, Walter and Chorus
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • Old flag never touched the ground

    Instrumental parts | 32 p., 10 3/4 x 7 in. | Parts: solo and 1st B-flat cornets (2), 3rd & 4th E-flat horns (2), basses (2), drums (2), 1st & 2nd B-flat trombones or B-flat tenors - treble clef (2), 1st & 2nd trombones - bass clef (2), 1st & 2nd E-flat horns (2), 2nd & 3rd B-flat cornets (2), D-flat piccolo, oboe, bassoon, ...

    • Contributor: Jos. W. Stern & Co. - Johnson, J. Rosamond (John Rosamond) - Metz, Theo. A. - Briegel, George F.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917
  • The maiden with the dreamy eyes: medley overture

    Instrumental parts | 63 p., 12 1/4 x 9 in. | The maiden with the dreamy eyes--Ha-le-ha-lo--While the convent bells were ringing--The phrenologist coon--I'm goin' to live anyhow till I die--My castle on the nile--The old flag never touched the ground--Nancy. (Content). Copyright MCMII by Jos. W. Stern & Co. N.Y. (Copyright). Not all tunes are by Cole and Johnson. Instrumental Parts (Form).

    • Contributor: Jos. W. Stern & Co. - Johnson, J. Rosamond (John Rosamond) - Cole, Robert - Boettger, E.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1902

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  • Dat's de way to spell chicken

    Instrumental parts | 32 p., 10 3/4 x 7 in. | Parts: piano, 1st violin, 2nd violin, viola, cello, bass, flute, 1st clarinet in B-flat, 2nd clarinet in B-flat, horns in F, 1st cornet in B-flat, 2nd cornet in B-flat, trombone, drums. (Content). Copyright MCMII by M. Witmark & Sons N.Y. (Copyright). 1 blank page. "Somebody's Waiting 'Neath Southern Skies" by John W. Bratton ...

    • Contributor: M. Witmark & Sons - [Perrin, Sidney] - O'Hare, W.C.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1902

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  • Love will find a way

    Instrumental parts | 72 p., 7 x 5 in. | Parts: solo B-flat cornet (2), D-flat piccolo, C flute, E-flat clarinet, solo & 1st B-flat clarinets (2), 2nd B-flat clarinet, 3rd B-flat clarinet, oboe, bassoon, solo E-flat alto saxophone, B-flat soprano saxophone, E-flat alto saxophone, B-flat tenor saxophone, E-flat baritone saxophone, 1st B-flat cornet, 2nd & 3rd B-flat cornets (2), trombone solo, 1st & ...

    • Contributor: M. Witmark and Sons - Blake, Eubie - Sissle, Noble - Trinkaus, Geo. J.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1921
  • My very own

    Instrumental parts | 32 p., 10 3/4 x 7 in. | Medley includes "As We Pass Each Other By" which is by Gillespie. Bound with "I'll keep a warm spot in my heart for you" by Cole & Johnson & Solman. (Content). Copyright MCMVI by Jos. W. Stern & Co. N.Y. (Copyright). Parts: piano, 1st violin, 2nd violin, viola, cello, bass, flute, 1st clarinet ...

    • Contributor: Jos. W. Stern & Co. - Kummer, [Clare] - Gillespie, [?] - Recker, Robert
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1906

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  • The merengo (El meringue)

    Instrumental parts | 24 p., 10 3/4 x 7 in. | Parts: piano, 1st violin, 2nd violin, viola, bass, flute, 1st clarinet in A, 1st cornet in A, 2nd cornet in A, trombone, drums. (Content). Copyright MCMV by Jos. W. Stern & Co. N.Y. (Copyright). Cello and 2nd clarinet in A parts may be missing "Characteristic Cuban dance." Instrumental Parts (Form).

    • Contributor: Jos. W. Stern & Co. - Johnson, J. Rosamond (John Rosamond)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1905

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  • Mammy's little pumpkin colored coons

    Instrumental parts | 24 p., 10 3/4 x 7 in. | Parts: solo or 1st B-flat cornet (2), 1st B-flat clarinet (2), tuba (2), drums (2), 1st & 2nd trombones (2), 1st & 2nd tenors (2), 2nd & 3rd altos (2), 2nd & 3rd B-flat cornets (2), baritone (treble clef), E-flat cornet, 3rd trombone, 2nd & 3rd B-flat clarinets, piccolo in D-flat, E-flat clarinet, ...

    • Contributor: M. Witmark & Sons - Perrin, [Sidney L.] - Hillman - Clarke, Herbert L. - West, Arthur
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1898
  • My little Zulu babe

    Instrumental parts | 16 p., 10 3/4 x 7 in. | Parts: 1st violin, 2nd violin, viola, bass, flute, clarinet in B-flat, cornet in B-flat, trombone, drums. (Content). Copyright, 1900, by Windsor Music Co., Chicago. (Copyright). 7 blank pages Instrumental Parts (Form).

    • Contributor: Windsor Music Co. - Brymn, J. Tim - Estren, [W.S] - Line, Hans S.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1900
  • Thunderbolt blues

    Instrumental parts | 28 p., 10 3/4 x 7 in. | Parts: piano, 1st violin, 2nd violin, viola, cello, bass, piccolo, 1st clarinet in B-flat, E-flat alto saxophone, B-flat tenor saxophone, 1st cornet in B-flat, 2nd cornet in B-flat, trombone, drums. (Content). Copyright MCMXIX by Leo Feist, Inc. Feist Building, New York (Copyright). different advertisements on all reverses without music. Instrumental Parts (Form).

    • Contributor: Leo Feist, Inc - Lada, Anton - Nunez, Al - Walker, Leroy - Cawley, Joe
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1919

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  • Waltz - "Molly Green"

    vocal score | 44 p., 10 3/8 x 7 in. | Copyright 1907 by W.M. Cook. (Copyright). On melodies from the Negro musical comedy "In Dahomey". "By arrangement with Messrs. Keith, Prowse, & Co. Ltd." Vocal Score (Form). Instrumental Parts (Form).

    • Contributor: Boosey & Co. - Cook, Will Marion - Hume, J. Ord
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1907

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  • Slip on your gingham gown

    Instrumental parts | 20 p., 10 3/4 x 7 in. | Parts: piano, 1st violin, 2nd violin, viola, cello, bass, flute, clarinet in B-flat, cornet in B-flat, trombone, drums. (Content). Copyright MCMIX by M. Witmark & Sons, N.Y. (Copyright). 10 blank pages. 4 parts are half-page size. Instrumental Parts (Form).

    • Contributor: M. Witmark & Sons - Smith, Chris
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1909

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  • My Creole Sue

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 10 in. | Mx: 19343-B -3 Issued in mid 1924. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Victor - Davis, Gussie L. - Shannon Quartet
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • Tishomingo blues

    Instrumental parts | 26 p., 10 3/4 x 7 in. | Parts: piano, 1st violin, 2nd violin, viola, cello, bass, flute, 1st clarinet in A, 1st cornetin A, 2nd cornet in A, trombone, drums. (Content). Copyr. MCMXVIII by Jos. W. Stern & Co. N.Y. (Copyright). Shelved under "Those Draftin' Blues" by Maceo Pinkard, which is on the reverse pages. "Fox Trot" Instrumental Parts (Form).

    • Contributor: Jos. W. Stern & Co. - Williams, Spencer - Kaplan, Dave
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1918

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  • Admiration

    Instrumental parts | 58 p., 10 1/2 x 7 in. | Parts: piano, 1st violin (2), 2nd violin, viola, cello, bass, flute, oboe, bassoons, 1st clarinet in A, 2nd clarinet in A, horns in F, 1st cornet in A, 2nd cornet in A, trombone, drums. (Content). Copyright 1915 by G. Ricordi & Co. Inc. (Copyright). 18 blank pages Publisher's address: 14 East 43d St. ...

    • Contributor: G. Ricordi & Co. - Tyers, William H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1915

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  • Maurice Arnold, 1865-1937

    Biography. Biography. Maurice Arnold was one of many African-American students of Antonin Dvorak during Dvorak's 1894 stay in the United States. Arnold participated in Dvorak's famous January 23, 1894, concert at the National Conservatory of Music in New York City. Arnold's four "American Plantation Dances" were performed at the conservatory and garnered him a small measure of fame. He was also the author of ...

  • In the valley where the blue birds sing

    Instrumental parts | 32 p., 10 3/4 x 7 in. | "Intro. Down By The Summer Sea." "Medley Waltz" Contains "Oh, didn't he ramble" by Johnson and Cole on reverse pages. (Content). Copyright 1902 by Jos. W. Stern & Co. (Copyright). Parts: piano, 1st violin, 2nd violin, viola, cello, bass, flute, 1st clarinet in B-flat, 2nd clarinet in B-flat, horns in F, 1st cornet ...

    • Contributor: Jos. W. Stern & Co.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1902

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  • After the cake walk

    Instrumental parts | 36 p., 10 3/4 x 7 in. | Parts: solo B-flat cornet (2), solo or 1st B-flat clarinet (2), drums (2), E-flat basses (2), 1st & 2nd E-flat altos (2), 2nd & 3rd B-flat cornets (2), 1st & 2nd trombones (2), 1st & 2nd tenors (2), bassoons (2), oboes (2), 3rd & 4th E-flat altos (2), 2nd & 3rd B-flat clarinets ...

    • Contributor: Vandersloot Music Co. - Dett, R. Nathaniel - Smith, Lee Orean
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1901
  • Sweeter dan a sugar cane

    Instrumental parts | 20 p., 10 3/4 x 7 in. | Parts: piano, 1st and 2nd violins, viola, cello, bass, flute, B-flat clarinet, trombone, drums, B-flat cornet. (Content). Copyright MCMIV by M. Whitmark & Sons N.Y. (Copyright). 9 blank pages. "Vocal Orch." No vocal part provided. Instrumental Parts (Form).

    • Contributor: M. Witmark & Sons - Johnson, Billy
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1904

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  • Fabian Romance

    Instrumental parts | 34 p., 12 1/4 x 9 in. | Parts: piano, 1st violin, 2nd violin, viola, cello, bass, flute, oboe, bassoon, 1st clarinet in A, 2nd clarinet in A, horns in F, 1st cornet in A, 2nd cornet in A, trombone, drums. (Content). Copyright MCMVI by M. Witmark & Sons. (Copyright). 15 blank pages "A Fabian Romance" "Intermezzo" Instrumental Parts (Form).

    • Contributor: M. Witmark & Sons - Tyers, William H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1906

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  • I'm just wild about Harry

    Instrumental parts | 36 p., 7 x 5 in. | Parts: solo B-flat cornet (2), D-flat piccolo, C flute, E-flat clarinet, solo & 1st B-flat clarinets (2), 2nd B-flat clarinet, 3rd B-flat clarinet, oboe or C sax, bassoon, solo E-flat alto saxophone, B-flat soprano saxophone, E-flat alto saxophone, B-flat tenor saxophone, E-flat baritone saxophone, 1st B-flat cornet, 2nd & 3rd B-flat cornets (2), trombone ...

    • Contributor: M. Witmark & Sons - Blake, [Eubie] - Sissle, [Noble] - Trinkaus, Geo. J.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1921
  • Palm leaf rag

    Instrumental parts | 24 p. 10 1/2 x 7 in. | Parts: piano, 1st violin, 2nd violin, viola, cello, bass, flute, clarinet in B-flat, cornet in B-flat, trombone, drums. (Content). Copyright MCMIII by Victor Kremer Co. (Copyright). 10 blank pages scanned in mylar Instrumental Parts (Form). Instrumental Parts (Form).

    • Contributor: Victor Kremer Co. - Mitchell, H. F.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1903

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