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

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  • Helter-skelter

    Instrumental parts | 36 p., 10 3/4 x 7 in. | Parts: piano, 1st violin (2), 2nd violins, viola, cello, bass, flute and piccolo, 1st clarinet in B-flat, 2nd clarinet in B-flat, oboe, bassoon, horns in F, 1st cornet in B-flat, 2nd cornet in B-flat, trombone, drums. (Content). Copyright 1915 by G. Ricordi & Co. Inc. (Copyright). 17 pages blank. Publisher address: 14 East ...

    • Contributor: G. Ricordi & Co. - Roberts, C. Luckyeth - Von Der Mehden, J. Louis Jr.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1915

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  • Good morning Carrie

    Instrumental parts | 22 p., 10 3/4 x 7 in. | Parts: solo B-flat cornet, 2nd & 3rd B-flat cornets, tuba (bass clef), drums, piccolo, E-flat clarinet, 1st B-flat clarinet, tuba (treble clef), 2nd & 3rd B-flat clarinets, 3rd & 4th E-flat altos, 1st & 2nd tenors, 1st & 2nd trombones, 3rd trombone or B-flat bass (treble clef), 3rd trombone or B-flat bass (treble ...

    • Contributor: Carl Fischer - Smith, Chris - Dewitt, L.O.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1902
  • William H. Tyers, 1876-1924

    Biography. Biography. One of the first black composers to join ASCAP, Tyers died in 1924.

  • Panama : A characteristic novelty

    Instrumental parts | 36 p., 10 3/4 x 7 in. | Parts: piano, 1st violin (2), 2nd violin, viola, cello, bass, flute & piccolo, 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 MCMXI by Leo Feist, 134 W.37th St., N.Y. (Copyright). 1 blank page. Most reverses are ...

    • Contributor: Leo Feist - Tyers, William H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1911

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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
  • Exhortation

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 10 in. | "Vocal Quintette" (Content). Mx: 46302 -1 Recorded December 24, 1915. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Columbia - Cook, [Will Marion] - Rogers, [Alex] - The Right Quintette
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • Travel on

    Instrumental parts | 16 p., 10 3/4 x 7 in. | Parts: 1st violin, 2nd violin, viola, cello, bass, flute, clarinet in B-flat, cornet in B-flat, trombone, drums. (Content). Copyright 1905 by Hamilton S. Gordon. (Copyright). 7 blank pages Publisher address: 1241-51 Broadway N.Y. Instrumental Parts (Form).

    • Contributor: Hamilton S. Gordon - Brymn, J. Tim - Carle, William J.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1905
  • 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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  • I'd like to be a gunner in the Navy

    Instrumental parts | 68 p., 5 3/4 x 7 in. | Parts: flute & piccolo in D-flat (3), oboe (2), bassoon (2), E-flat clarinet, 1st B-flat clarinet (2), 2nd & 3rd B-flat clarinets, solo cornet in B-flat (2), E-flat cornet, 1st B-flat cornet, 2nd & 3rd B-flat cornets, 1st & 2nd trombones (2), 3rd trombone or B-flat bass (treble clef), 3rd trombone or B-flat ...

    • Contributor: Edward Schuberth & Co. - Accooe, Will - Thomas, Ludomir
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1902
  • Cocoanut Grove jazz

    Instrumental parts | 26 p., 10 3/4 x 7 in. | Parts: piano, 1st violin, 2nd violin, viola, cello, bass, flute, 1st clarinet in A, B-flat tenor saxophone, E-flat alto saxophone, cornets in A, trombone, drums. (Content). Copyright MCMXVII by Leo Feist, Inc. Feist Building, N.Y. (Copyright). "Fox Trot" 12 pages of advertisements Instrumental Parts (Form).

    • Contributor: Leo Feist, Inc - Brymn, J. Tim - Schulz, William
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917

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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
  • Dat's de way to spell chicken

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

    • Contributor: M. Witmark & Sons - Perrin, Sidney L. - Johns, Al - O'Hare, W.C.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1902
  • Congratulations

    Instrumental parts | 48 p., 10 3/4 x 7 in. | Parts: piano, 1st violin (2), 2nd violin, viola, cello, bass, flute, 1st clarinet in B-flat, 2nd clarinet in B-flat, oboe, bassoon, horns in F, 1st cornet in B-flat, 2nd cornet in B-flat, trombone, drums. (Content). Copyright MCMXIV by G. Ricordi & Co. (Copyright). 22 pages blank. "Listed by Victor Talking Machine Co as ...

    • Contributor: G. Ricordi & Co. - Europe, James Reese - Von Der Mehden, J. Louis Jr. - Castle's Lame Duck Waltz
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1914

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  • Hot chocolate rag

    Instrumental parts | 28 p., 10 3/4 x 7 in. | Parts: piano, 1st violin, 2nd violin, viola, cello, bass, flute, 1st clarinet in A, 1st cornet in A, 2nd cornet in A, trombone, drums. (Content). Copyright MCMIX by Jos. W. Stern & Co. (Copyright). Printed on the reverse pages of and shelved with "Gladiolus Rag" by Scott Joplin. Instrumental Parts (Form).

    • Contributor: Jos W. Stern & Co. - Franklin, Malvin - Lange, Arthur - Recker, Robert
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1909

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  • Have pity judge she's my mother

    Instrumental parts | 18 p., 10 3/4 x 7 in. | Parts: 1st and 2nd violins, viola, cello, bass, flute, B-flat clarinet, trombone, drums, B-flat cornet. (Content). Copyright MDCCCXCVIII by Hamilton S. Gordon. (Copyright). 8 pages blank. Instrumental Parts (Form).

    • Contributor: Hamilton S. Gordon - Davis, Gussie L. - Rockwell, Chas. F
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1898
  • Dat gal of mine

    Instrumental parts | 32 p., 10 3/4 x 7 in. | Parts: piano, 1st and 2nd violins, viola, cello, bass, flute, 1st and 2nd clarinets in B-flat, oboe, bassoon, horns in F, 1st and 2nd cornets in B-flat, trombone, drums. (Content). Copyright 1903 by H.N. White Cleveland, O. (Copyright). 15 pages blank. "Pub. For Band & Piano Solo." Instrumental Parts (Form).

    • Contributor: H.N. White - Shook, Benjamin
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1903

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  • Rain Song

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: analog, 78 rpm, mono. ; 10 in. | "Vocal Quintette" (Content). Mx: 46303 -2 Recorded on Dec. 24, 1915 Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Columbia - Cook, [Will Marion] - Rogers, [Alex] - The Right Quintette
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • Chris Smith, 1879-1949

    Biography. Biography. Chris Smith "wrote songs that pointed to black folk styles," according to music historian Eileen Southern. One of his biggest hits, "Good Morning, Carrie," was recorded as early as 1901. Both black and white musicals of the first decade of the 20th century used many of his songs as "interpolations,"or extra songs not especially connected to the plot. Some interpolations were "He's ...

  • Amina

    Instrumental parts | 32 p., 10 3/4 x 7 in. | Bound with and shelved under "That teasin' rag" by Joe Jordan. (Content). Copyr. MCMIX by Jos. W. Stern & Co. N.Y. (Copyright). Parts: piano, 1st violin, 2nd violin, viola, cello, bass, flute, 1st clarinet in A, 1st cornet in A, 2nd cornet in A, trombone, drums. "Two-step." Instrumental Parts (Form).

    • Contributor: Jos. W. Stern - Lincke, Paul
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1909

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  • Castle Walk

    sound recording | 1 sound disc: 78 rpm, mono, 10 in. | Recorded in 1913. Sound Recording (Form).

    • Contributor: Victor - Meacham, F. W. - Dabney, [Ford] - Europe's Society Orchestra - Europe, James Reese
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
  • Golden rod blues

    Instrumental parts | 28 p., 10 3/4 x 7 in. | Parts: piano, 1st violin, 2nd violin, viola, cello, bass, flute, 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, N.Y. (Copyright). "Jazzensation as played by the Celebrated Louisiana Five" , "Foxtrot" 13 advertisement ...

    • Contributor: Leo Feist, Inc - Lada, Anton - Cawley, Joe - Walker, Le Roy - Nunez, A.L.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1919

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  • Morning noon & night

    Instrumental parts | 16 p., 10 3/4 x 7 in. | Parts: 1st violin, 2nd violin, viola, cello, bass, flute, clarinet in A, cornet in A, trombone, drums. (Content). Copyright 1905 by Hamilton S. Gordon. (Copyright). 7 blank pages Publisher address: 1241-51 Broadway N.Y. Instrumental Parts (Form).

    • Contributor: Hamilton S. Gordon - Brymn, J. Tim - Carle, William J.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1905
  • My Dixie queen

    Instrumental parts | 30 p., 10 3/4 x 7 in. | Parts: piano, 1st violin, 2nd violin, viola, cello, bass, flute, 1st clarinet in A, 2nd clarinet in A, horns in F, 2nd cornet in A, trombone, drums. [1st cornet part missing] (Content). Copyright MCMI by M. Witmark & Sons. N.Y. (Copyright). wrong 1st cornet part inserted, returned to proper stock. "Polka (Two Step)" ...

    • Contributor: M. Witmark & Sons - Perrin, Sidney L. - Mackie, W.H.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1901

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  • On Parade

    Instrumental parts | 60 p., 5 3/4 x 8 3/4 in. | Parts: 1st clarinet in B-flat (3), 2nd clarinet in B-flat, 3rd clarinet in B-flat, 1st clarinet in E-flat, 2nd clarinet in E-flat, alto saxophone in E-flat & alto clarinet in E-flat, E-flat flute & piccolo, oboes, 1st bassoon or bass clarinet, 2nd bassoon or bass clarinet, 1st cornet in B-flat, 2nd cornet ...

    • Contributor: Boosey & Co. - Ring, Montague - Hume, Lieut. J. Ord
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1914
  • 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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