6 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Indians of North America--Music.

  1. National Council for the Traditional Arts (NCTA) collection

    18,794 items ; 6,025 containers.. 36 containers : 12,600 manuscript materials.. 985 sound tape reels : analog.. 3291 Digital Audio Tapes (DAT) : digital. . 704 sound cassettes : analog.. 205 sound files : digital, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit and 44.1 kHz, 16 bit). 6 videocassettes : analog.. 1003 sound discs (CD-R) : optical ; 4 3/4 in.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of concert and workshop recordings of events at the National Folk Festivals, Lowell Folk Festivals, and other festivals, tours, and concerts sponsored by the National Council for the Traditional Arts (NCTA), formerly the National Folk Festival Association founded in 1934. Features performances and traditions from throughout the United States and from around the world.

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  2. Willard Rhodes papers, 1938-1979

    140 items ; 2 containers ; .6 linear feet.. 11 photographs : film negatives, black and white.. 39 photographic prints : black and white ; various sizes.. 1 photographic print : color ; 3 x 4 in.. 16 field notebooks.. 16 folders.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Field notebooks, correspondence, publications, and photographs, related to Willard Rhodes' field expeditions to Native American communities between 1938 and 1952 on behalf of the Library of Congress and the Bureau of Indian Affairs. The notebooks contain Rhodes' field notes, transcriptions, translations, and some musical notation, relating to audio recordings of Native American songs. Correspondence (1948-1979) relates primarily to the ten albums of Native American music recorded and edited by Rhodes in the Music of the American Indian series. Tribes recorded by Rhodes include Apache, Bannock, Caddo, Cherokee, Cheyenne, Chinook, Choctaw, Comanche, Creek, Delaware, Hopi, Kiowa, Klallam, Lummi, Navajo, Omaha , Paiute, Pawnee, Potawatomi, Pueblo, Quinault, San Ildefonso, Seminole, Shaker, Shoshone, Sioux, Skagit, Taos, Tewa, Tlingit, Tsaiyak, Ute, Washo, Wichita, and Zuni songs. The collections also includes eight government and mission publications from Sioux communities.

  3. Frances Densmore papers, 1883-1957

    3,786 items. 23 containers. 12 linear feet. 9 scrapbooks. 11 boxes (9,500 pages). 76 lantern slides. 19 glass negatives. 5 photographic prints: black-and-white. 1 photograph: black-and-white, phonodeik; 38 feet. 1 drawing: birchbark. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Field notebooks, correspondence, lecture notes, manuscripts, scrapbooks, as well as visual material in photographic prints, lantern glass slides and glass plate negatives related to Frances Densmore's collection of Native American music and culture. The materials span 1883 to 1957. The papers include inventories of hundreds of recordings Densmore made over fifty years of studying and preserving American Indian music. The collection includes reprints of Densmore's publications, as well as writings by others. Also included in the collection is a "phonodeik" (a photographic visualization of sound) by Dayton C. Miller and a Chippewa birchbark drawing.

  4. Bess Lomax Hawes collection, 1894-2009

    13,480 items. 45 containers. 394 folders in 31 boxes. 33 sound tape reels : analog ; various sizes.. 68 sound cassettes : analog.. 1 sound disc (CD-R) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.. circa 2,000 photographic prints : black and white, color ; various sizes.. circa 500 photographs : film negatives.. circa 200 drawings.. 8 videocassettes (VHS) : color, sound ; 1/2 in.. 2 video discs (DVD) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.. approximately 20 items ; various sizes.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Papers and audiovisual materials relating to the career and personal life of folk arts administrator, folklorist, filmmaker, musician, and teacher Bess Lomax Hawes, most from 1960-2001. Includes work produced by Hawes in her work as a professor at San Fernando Valley State College in Northridge, California, and as head of the National Endowment for the Arts Folk Arts Program in Washington, DC. The collection includes writings, correspondence, business records, musical transcriptions and photographs. Also includes artwork produced by her husband, Baldwin "Butch" Hawes.

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  5. Eloise Hubbard Linscott collection, circa 1815, 1929-2002

    34 boxes (18 linear feet); 198 folders.. 11 sound cylinders : analog.. 441 sound discs : analog ; various sizes.. 32 sound tape reels : analog ; various sizes.. 1 sound cassette : analog.. circa 200 photographs : photographic prints, negatives ; various sizes.. 12 drawings.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Eloise Hubbard Linscott’s collection of research materials for her book, Folk Songs of Old New England (1939) and other folk music research through about 1955. The collection includes correspondence; music transcriptions; sound recordings of folk music, lectures, and radio broadcasts; photographs of Linscott's informants; documentation of events and trips within New England; plus some materials from her estate, dated circa 1815-2002.

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  6. 1985 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection, 1985

    8 folders. 11 sound tape reels : analog, 7 1/2 ips, double track, mono. and stereo. ; 10 in.. 444 photographs : black and white, negatives. 10 photographic prints : black and white ; various sizes. 316 slides : color. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs documenting the performance of African American Piedmont blues music; music of the Andes; bluegrass music; Scottish harp music and Gaelic songs; Omaha Indian music and dance; Spanish flamenco music and dance, and African American gospel music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, at concerts from April through October 1985, sponsored by the American Folklife Center and the National Council for the Traditional Arts.

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