Finding Aid for the Emery H. Heim Collection of Music Manuscripts and Sheet Music, 1926-1946

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Emery H. Heim Collection of Music Manuscripts and Sheet Music
Date (inclusive): 1926-1946
Collection number: PASC 39-M
Creator: Heim, Emery H., 1906-1946.
Extent: 2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
Abstract: Collection consists of manuscripts or ozalid copies of piano-vocal scores of popular songs collected by Emery H. Heim who was born in Hungary.
Language: Finding aid is written in English.
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Gift of Blanche Heim Berman, 1979.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Emery H. Heim Collection of Music Manuscripts and Sheet Music (Collection Number PASC 39-M). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

Biography/History

Heim was born on Feb. 22, 1906 in Budapest, Hungary; attended the Academy of Music, Budapest; wrote scores for musicals and films in Hungary; came to the US in 1939; served in US Army, Special Services during World War II, wrote film scores in Hollywood, and songs, 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 on Aug. 1, 1946 in Los Angeles.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of manuscripts or ozalid copies of piano-vocal scores of popular songs, a few with obbligato instrumental parts, mostly with texts in English or Hungarian, as well as a published sheet music of songs, and popular Hungarian dance music arranged for miscellaneous small ensembles, most with parts.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged in the following series:
  1. Manuscripts (box 1)
  2. Sheet music (Box 2).

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Subjects

Heim, Emery H., 1906-1946 --Archives.
Composers --Archival resources.
Music --Manuscripts.
Songs with piano.
Dance music --Hungary --Parts.
Songs, Hungarian.


Container List

 

1. Manuscripts

Box 1

Item no. 10 -  Kitty Cat. Lead sheet; manuscript in pencil.

Box 1

Item no. 11 -  The Lady She Say "No". Lead sheet; manuscript in pencil.

Box 1

Item no. 12 -  Linda Mujer. Lead sheet; manuscript in pencil.

Box 1

Item no. 13 -  Loving You Comes Easy to Me. Lead sheet (2 copies). First copy--manuscript in ink; second copy--photostat negative.

Box 1

Item no. 14 -  [March]. Lead sheet; manuscript in ink.

Box 1

Item no. 15 -  My Guardian Angel. Lead sheet; manuscript in pencil.

Box 1

Item no. 16 -  My Sweetheart of the Rio Grande. Lead sheet; manuscript in ink.

Box 1

Item no. 17 -  Novelty valse. Lead sheet; manuscript in ink.

Box 1

Item no. 18 -  Oh Perche (Oh But Why). Lead sheet; manuscript in pencil.

Box 1

Item no. 19 -  Old New Mexico. Lead sheet; manuscript in pencil.

Box 1

Item no. 20 -  Paradise Valley. Lead sheet; manuscript in pencil.

Box 1

Item no. 21 -  [Polka]. Lead sheet; manuscript in ink.

Box 1

Item no. 22 -  Polka. Lead sheet; manuscript in ink.

Box 1

Item no. 23 -  Polka Serenade. Lead sheet; manuscript in pencil.

Box 1

Item no. 24 -  Russian. Lead sheet; manuscript in pencil.

Box 1

Item no. 25 -  Sentimental Souvenirs. Lead sheet; manuscript in ink.

Box 1

Item no. 26 -  So Much to Remember. Lead sheet; manuscript in ink.

Box 1

Item no. 27 -  Spanish valse. Lead sheet; manuscript in ink.

Box 1

Item no. 28 -  Song of the Saddle. Lead sheet; manuscript in ink.

Box 1

Item no. 29 -  Swing Polka. Lead sheet, manuscript in pencil.

Box 1

Item no. 30 -  Ten Gallon Hat. Lead sheet; manuscript in pencil.

Box 1

Item no. 31 -  That Tune, Mister Bandman. Piano-vocal score; manuscript in ink.

Box 1

Item no. 32 -  Toy Polka. Lead sheet; manuscript in ink and pencil.

Box 1

Item no. 33 -  The Waily Waily Man. Lead sheet; manuscript in pencil.

Box 1

Item no. 34 -  Western Polka. Lead sheet; manuscript in ink.

Box 1

Item no. 35 -  When Ivan Did the Polka. Lead sheet (2 copies); manuscripts in ink.

Box 1

Item no. 36 -  You're Everything a Sailor Dreams Of. Lead sheet; manuscript in ink.

Box 1

Item no. 37 -  You're My Morning, Noon and Night. Lead sheet; ozalid copy.

Box 1

Item no. 38 -  Unidentified fragments. Manuscripts in ink and pencil.

Box 1

Item no.  1 -  Blue Memories. Lead sheet; manuscript in pencil.

Box 1

Item no.  2 -  Don't Look at Me the Way You're Lookin!. Lead sheet; manuscript in ink.

Box 1

Item no.  3 -  Gimme a Girl. Lead sheet; manuscript in ink.

Box 1

Item no.  4 -  Happy Polka. Lead sheet; manuscript in ink.

Box 1

Item no.  5 -  Hopelessly in Love. Lead sheet; manuscript in ink.

Box 1

Item no.  6 -  I Liked You Then (I Love You Now). Lead sheet; ozalid copy, annotations in pencil.

Box 1

Item no.  7 -  I Wear My Heart on My Sleeve. Lead sheet; ozalid copy.

Box 1

Item no.  8 -  I'll Fence in My Heart. Lead sheet; manuscript in pencil.

Box 1

Item no.  9 -  In a Little Gay Cafe in Norway. Lead sheet; ozalid copy.

 

2. Sheet Music

 

A. Piano-Vocal Scores in English

Box 1

Item no. 39 -  Scene of the Puszta. Sheet music; violin solo with piano accompaniment.

Box 1

Item no. 40 -  Calling Love. Sheet music; piano-vocal score.

Box 1

Item no. 41 -  Cheer Up! For the Best Is Yet to Come. Sheet music; piano-vocal score.

Box 1

Item no. 42 -  Down the Gypsy Trail. Sheet music (2 copies); piano-vocal score.

Box 1

Item no. 43 -  Fanny Tinkle. Sheet music; piano-vocal score.

Box 1

Item no. 44 -  The Fighting Wildcat March. Sheet music; piano-vocal score.

Box 1

Item no. 45 -  Give With the Maracas. Sheet music; piano-vocal score.

Box 1

Item no. 46 -  How Much Wood Would a Wood-Chuck Chuck (If a Wood-Chuck Would Chuck Wood). Sheet music; piano-vocal score.

Box 1

Item no. 47 -  I Seem to See You Everywhere. Sheet music; piano-vocal score.

Box 1

Item no. 48 -  I'm Yours Tonight. Sheet music; piano-vocal score.

Box 1

Item no. 49 -  It Takes a Kiss to Catch a Kiss. Sheet music; piano-vocal score.

Box 1

Item no. 50 -  It Takes the Moon. Sheet music; piano-vocal score.

Box 1

Item no. 51 -  Llanto de Violin. Sheet music; piano-vocal score.

Box 1

Item no. 52 -  Mamacita (Little Mama). Sheet music (2 copies); piano-vocal score.

Box 1

Item no. 53 -  No Power on Earth. Sheet music; piano-vocal score.

Box 1

Item no. 54 -  One Rainy day (One Lovely Night). Sheet music; piano-vocal score.

Box 1

Item no. 55 -  Say "Yes" or "No". Sheet music; piano-vocal score.

Box 1

Item no. 56 -  So Long--Little Girl--So Long. Sheet music; piano-vocal score.

Box 1

Item no. 57 -  The Southern Cross. Sheet music; piano-vocal score.

Box 1

Item no. 58 -  Tanya. Sheet music; piano-vocal score.

Box 1

Item no. 59 -  Three Little Monkeys. Sheet music; piano-vocal score.

Box 1

Item no. 60 -  Two Little Birds on a Tree-Top. Sheet music; piano-vocal score.

Box 1

Item no. 61 -  Violin in the Dark. Sheet music; piano-vocal score.

Box 1

Item no. 62 -  When My Ship Comes Sailing Home Again. Sheet music; piano-vocal score.

Box 1

Item no. 63 -  While the Music Plays On. Sheet music (2 copies); piano-vocal score.

Box 1

Item no. 64 -  The Whirligig Waltz. Sheet music (2 copies); piano-vocal score.

Box 1

Item no. 65 -  Yesterday's Kisses. Sheet music; piano-vocal score.

 

B. Piano-Vocal Scores in Hungarian

Box 1

Item no. 66 -  Add Kolcson a Piros Szadat... Sheet music; piano-vocal score.

Box 1

Item no. 67 -  Dunaparti Randevu. Sheet music; piano-vocal score. Contents: Dunaparti Randevu.. ; Junius, Julius, Augusztus.. ; Szop Divat a Szerelem..

Box 1

Item no. 68 -  Edes a Bosszu. Sheet music; piano-vocal score. Contents: Ne Szeress, Ha Nem Muszaj.. ; Azt Meselik a Lanyokrol..

Box 1

Item no. 69 -  Gyimesi, Vadvirag. Sheet music; piano-vocal score. Contents: Edes Hazam, Ha MeghallodSzavamot.. ; Az En Rozsam Kozel Lakik.. ; Ragyog Az Esthajnalcsillag.. ; Hop

Box 1

Item no. 70 -  Rad Bizom a Felesegem. Sheet music; piano-vocal score. Contents: Megkerdezem a Szived.. ; Az Asszony Ingatag.. ; Nem Kerek Semmit Toled..

Box 1

Item no. 71 -  Szerelembol nosultem... Sheet music; piano-vocal score. Contents: Alam, Csak Alom.. ; Osszebujni Ketten Egy Szobaba..

Box 1

Item no. 72 -  Tokaji Rapsodia. Sheet music; piano-vocal score. Contents: Votal-E Boldog Mar Pesten? ; Szep Asszonyt Szerettem.. ; Egy Szem Szilva, Ket Szem Mag..

 

C. Scores for Parts in English, Italian, and German

Box 2

Item no.  1 -  Un Bacio Solo (Tango Argentino) / Vagabonda Sconosciuta (Canzone Tango). Sheet music; parts.

Box 2

Item no.  2 -  In einem einsamen Gasschen (Walzerlied). Sheet music; parts.

Box 2

Item no.  3 -  Heute hab' ich mit dir das Gluck heimlick belauscht!. Sheet music; parts.

Box 2

Item no.  4 -  One Rainy Day (One Lovely Night). Sheet music; parts.

Box 2

Item no.  5 -  While the Music Plays On (Arr. by Buzz Adlam). Sheet music; parts.

Box 2

Item no.  6 -  While the Music Plays On (Arr. by Howard Ross). Sheet music; parts.

 

D. Scores for Parts in Hungarian

Box 2

Item no.  7 -  Budai Cukrasxda. Sheet music; parts. Contents: Ma Este Meg Bodog Vagyok.. ; Kar Szep Kicsikem..

Box 2

Item no.  8 -  Maganak az Csak Aprilisi Trefa. Sheet music; parts.

Box 2

Item no.  9 -  En Magaval Nem Lehetek Boldog... Sheet music; parts.

Box 2

Item no. 10 -  Nekem Egy Modolyod Eleg... Sheet music; parts.

Box 2

Item no. 11 -  Nem Bun Ha Valaki Szeret... Sheet music; parts.

Box 2

Item no. 12 -  Nyisd Ki Babam az Ajtot... Sheet music; parts.

Box 2

Item no. 13 -  Szerelembol Nosultem... Sheet music; parts. Contents: Alom, Csak Alom.. ; Osszebujni Ketten Egy Szobaba..

Box 2

Item no. 14 -  Talan a Nyar Az Oka... Sheet music; parts.

Box 2

Item no. 15 -  Ugy Faj a Szerelem... Sheet music; parts.

Box 2

Item no. 16 -  Van Egy Kabinom, Sej Haj Ladilom... Sheet music; parts.

Box 2

Item no. 17 -  Voltal-E Boldog Mar Pesten... Sheet music; parts.

Box 2

Item no. 18 -  Spiral-bound sketchbook. Sketches of musical compositions.