Emery H. Heim musical compositions

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Title: Emery H. Heim musical compositions
Collection number: PASC-M 39
Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 linear ft. (2 boxes)
Date (inclusive): 1926-1946
Physical Location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Emery H. Heim Musical Compositions (Collection PASC-M 39). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

Source of Acquisition/Provenance

Blanche Heim Berman, gift. 1979.

Biography/History

Composer Emery Heim was born on February 22, 1906 in Budapest, Hungary, and attended the Academy of Music, Budapest. In 1939 he came to the US and served in US Army, Special Services during World War II. In Hungary and the US he wrote songs and scores for musicals and films, including Szabadkai Udvaron (official Hungarian Army song); Time and Time Again; Don't Look at Me the Way You're Lookin'; My Ol' Ten Gallon Hat; Rather Do Without You, Baby; Down the Gypsy Trail; While the Music Plays On; Fighting Wild Cat March (official song, 81st Div.); and Give It Your Best (official song, 13th Armored Div.). He died August 1, 1946 in Los Angeles.

Scope and Content Note

Collection consists of manuscripts and reproductions of piano-vocal scores of popular songs, a few with obbligato instrumental parts, most with texts in English or Hungarian. Also included are published sheet music of songs, and popular Hungarian dance music arranged for small ensembles, most with parts.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4233130 

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Dance music--Hungary--Parts.
Music--Manuscripts.
Songs with piano.
Songs, Hungarian.

Container List

 

Manuscripts. Series 1.

Box 1, Folder 1

Blue Memories. Lead sheet; manuscript in pencil.

Box 1, Folder 2

Don't Look at Me the Way You're Lookin! Lead sheet; manuscript in ink.

Box 1, Folder 3

Gimme a Girl. Lead sheet; manuscript in ink.

Box 1, Folder 4

Happy Polka. Lead sheet; manuscript in ink.

Box 1, Folder 5

Hopelessly in Love. Lead sheet; manuscript in ink.

Box 1, Folder 6

I Liked You Then (I Love You Now). Lead sheet; ozalid copy, annotations in pencil.

Box 1, Folder 7

I Wear My Heart on My Sleeve. Lead sheet; ozalid copy.

Box 1, Folder 8

I'll Fence in My Heart. Lead sheet; manuscript in pencil.

Box 1, Folder 9

In a Little Gay Cafe in Norway. Lead sheet; ozalid copy.

Box 1, Folder 10

Kitty Cat. Lead sheet; manuscript in pencil.

Box 1, Folder 11

The Lady She Say "No." Lead sheet; manuscript in pencil.

Box 1, Folder 12

Linda Mujer. Lead sheet; manuscript in pencil.

Box 1, Folder 13

Loving You Comes Easy to Me. Lead sheet (2 copies). First copy--manuscript in ink; second copy--photostat negative.

Box 1, Folder 14

[March]. Lead sheet; manuscript in ink.

Box 1, Folder 15

My Guardian Angel. Lead sheet; manuscript in pencil.

Box 1, Folder 16

My Sweetheart of the Rio Grande. Lead sheet; manuscript in ink.

Box 1, Folder 17

Novelty valse. Lead sheet; manuscript in ink.

Box 1, Folder 18

Oh Perche (Oh But Why). Lead sheet; manuscript in pencil.

Box 1, Folder 19

Old New Mexico. Lead sheet; manuscript in pencil.

Box 1, Folder 20

Paradise Valley. Lead sheet; manuscript in pencil.

Box 1, Folder 21

[Polka]. Lead sheet; manuscript in ink.

Box 1, Folder 22

Polka. Lead sheet; manuscript in ink.

Box 1, Folder 23

Polka Serenade. Lead sheet; manuscript in pencil.

Box 1, Folder 24

Russian. Lead sheet; manuscript in pencil.

Box 1, Folder 25

Sentimental Souvenirs. Lead sheet; manuscript in ink.

Box 1, Folder 26

So Much to Remember. Lead sheet; manuscript in ink.

Box 1, Folder 27

Spanish valse. Lead sheet; manuscript in ink.

Box 1, Folder 28

Song of the Saddle. Lead sheet; manuscript in ink.

Box 1, Folder 29

Swing Polka. Lead sheet, manuscript in pencil.

Box 1, Folder 30

Ten Gallon Hat. Lead sheet; manuscript in pencil.

Box 1, Folder 31

That Tune, Mister Bandman. Piano-vocal score; manuscript in ink.

Box 1, Folder 32

Toy Polka. Lead sheet; manuscript in ink and pencil.

Box 1, Folder 33

The Waily Waily Man. Lead sheet; manuscript in pencil.

Box 1, Folder 34

Western Polka. Lead sheet; manuscript in ink.

Box 1, Folder 35

When Ivan Did the Polka. Lead sheet (2 copies); manuscripts in ink.

Box 1, Folder 36

You're Everything a Sailor Dreams Of. Lead sheet; manuscript in ink.

Box 1, Folder 37

You're My Morning, Noon and Night. Lead sheet; ozalid copy.

Box 1, Folder 38

Unidentified fragments. Manuscripts in ink and pencil.

 

Sheet Music. Series 2. 

 

Piano-Vocal Scores in English.

Box 1, Folder 39

Scene of the Puszta. Sheet music; violin solo with piano accompaniment.

Box 1, Folder 40

Calling Love. Sheet music; piano-vocal score.

Box 1, Folder 41

Cheer Up! For the Best Is Yet to Come. Sheet music; piano-vocal score.

Box 1, Folder 42

Down the Gypsy Trail. Sheet music (2 copies); piano-vocal score.

Box 1, Folder 43

Fanny Tinkle. Sheet music; piano-vocal score.

Box 1, Folder 44

The Fighting Wildcat March. Sheet music; piano-vocal score.

Box 1, Folder 45

Give With the Maracas. Sheet music; piano-vocal score.

Box 1, Folder 46

How Much Wood Would a Wood-Chuck Chuck (If a Wood-Chuck Would Chuck Wood). Sheet music; piano-vocal score.

Box 1, Folder 47

I Seem to See You Everywhere. Sheet music; piano-vocal score.

Box 1, Folder 48

I'm Yours Tonight. Sheet music; piano-vocal score.

Box 1, Folder 49

It Takes a Kiss to Catch a Kiss. Sheet music; piano-vocal score.

Box 1, Folder 50

It Takes the Moon. Sheet music; piano-vocal score.

Box 1, Folder 51

Llanto de Violin. Sheet music; piano-vocal score.

Box 1, Folder 52

Mamacita (Little Mama). Sheet music (2 copies); piano-vocal score.

Box 1, Folder 53

No Power on Earth. Sheet music; piano-vocal score.

Box 1, Folder 54

One Rainy day (One Lovely Night). Sheet music; piano-vocal score.

Box 1, Folder 55

Say "Yes" or "No." Sheet music; piano-vocal score.

Box 1, Folder 56

So Long--Little Girl--So Long. Sheet music; piano-vocal score.

Box 1, Folder 57

The Southern Cross. Sheet music; piano-vocal score.

Box 1, Folder 58

Tanya. Sheet music; piano-vocal score.

Box 1, Folder 59

Three Little Monkeys. Sheet music; piano-vocal score.

Box 1, Folder 60

Two Little Birds on a Tree-Top. Sheet music; piano-vocal score.

Box 1, Folder 61

Violin in the Dark. Sheet music; piano-vocal score.

Box 1, Folder 62

When My Ship Comes Sailing Home Again. Sheet music; piano-vocal score.

Box 1, Folder 63

While the Music Plays On. Sheet music (2 copies); piano-vocal score.

Box 1, Folder 64

The Whirligig Waltz. Sheet music (2 copies); piano-vocal score.

Box 1, Folder 65

Yesterday's Kisses. Sheet music; piano-vocal score.

 

Piano-Vocal Scores in Hungarian.

Box 1, Folder 66

Add Kolcson a Piros Szadat. Sheet music; piano-vocal score.

Box 1, Folder 67

Dunaparti Randevu. Sheet music; piano-vocal score. Contents: Dunaparti Randevu; Junius, Julius, Augusztus; Szop Divat a Szerelem.

Box 1, Folder 68

Edes a Bosszu. Sheet music; piano-vocal score. Contents: Ne Szeress, Ha Nem Muszaj; Azt Meselik a Lanyokrol.

Box 1, Folder 69

Gyimesi, Vadvirag. Sheet music; piano-vocal score. Contents: Edes Hazam, Ha Meghallod Szavamot; Az En Rozsam Kozel Lakik; Ragyog Az Esthajnalcsillag; Hogy a Ruca Ne Menjen a Tora.

Box 1, Folder 70

Rad Bizom a Felesegem. Sheet music; piano-vocal score. Contents: Megkerdezem a Szived; Az Asszony Ingatag; Nem Kerek Semmit Toled.

Box 1, Folder 71

Szerelembol nosultem. Sheet music; piano-vocal score. Contents: Alam, Csak Alom; Osszebujni Ketten Egy Szobaba.

Box 1, Folder 72

Tokaji Rapsodia. Sheet music; piano-vocal score. Contents: Votal-E Boldog Mar Pesten?; Szep Asszonyt Szerettem; Egy Szem Szilva, Ket Szem Mag.

 

Scores for Parts in English, Italian, and German.

Box 2, Folder 1

Un Bacio Solo (Tango Argentino) / Vagabonda Sconosciuta (Canzone Tango). Sheet music; parts.

Box 2, Folder 2

In einem einsamen Gasschen (Walzerlied). Sheet music; parts.

Box 2, Folder 3

Heute hab' ich mit dir das Gluck heimlick belauscht! Sheet music; parts.

Box 2, Folder 4

One Rainy Day (One Lovely Night). Sheet music; parts.

Box 2, Folder 5

While the Music Plays On (Arr. by Buzz Adlam). Sheet music; parts.

Box 2, Folder 6

While the Music Plays On (Arr. by Howard Ross). Sheet music; parts.

 

Scores for Parts in Hungarian.

Box 2, Folder 7

Budai Cukrasxda. Sheet music; parts. Contents: Ma Este Meg Bodog Vagyok; Kar Szep Kicsikem.

Box 2, Folder 8

Maganak az Csak Aprilisi Trefa. Sheet music; parts.

Box 2, Folder 9

En Magaval Nem Lehetek Boldog. Sheet music; parts.

Box 2, Folder 10

Nekem Egy Modolyod Eleg. Sheet music; parts.

Box 2, Folder 11

Nem Bun Ha Valaki Szeret. Sheet music; parts.

Box 2, Folder 12

Nyisd Ki Babam az Ajtot. Sheet music; parts.

Box 2, Folder 13

Szerelembol Nosultem. Sheet music; parts. Contents: Alom, Csak Alom; Osszebujni Ketten Egy Szobaba.

Box 2, Folder 14

Talan a Nyar Az Oka. Sheet music; parts.

Box 2, Folder 15

Ugy Faj a Szerelem. Sheet music; parts.

Box 2, Folder 16

Van Egy Kabinom, Sej Haj Ladilom. Sheet music; parts.

Box 2, Folder 17

Voltal-E Boldog Mar Pesten. Sheet music; parts.

Box 2, Folder 18

Spiral-bound sketchbook. Sketches of musical compositions.