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Actors' Equity Association. Paul Robeson Award
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 90-01
19 sound cassettes, analog; 19 sound cassettes, analog
The Paul Robeson Award is presented annually by Actors' Equity Association to honor an individual for both artistic achievement and exemplary humanitarian service. The collection consists of recordings of the award presentation ceremonies, from... more
Bowman, Robert, 1925-
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 90-25
195 sound tape reels, analog mono; 195 sound tape reels, analog mono; analog mono, 10 in.; analog mono, 10 in.; analog mono, 7 in.; analog mono, 7 in.
The collection consists of noncommercial recordings of radio broadcasts of primarily classical music. The largest portion of the collection consists of broadcast of The New York Philharmonic, with selected concerts from 1952-1963. Conductors of... more
Balos, Anna, 1910-2001
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 96-23
121 sound recordings, analog; 121 sound recordings, analog; 14, analog, 10 in.; 14, analog, 10 in.; 75, analog, 7 in.; 75, analog, 7 in.; 13, analog, 5 in.; 13, analog, 5 in.; 13, analog acetate, 12 in.; 13, analog acetate, 12 in.; 6, analog acetate, 10 i
Anna Balos was a dramatic soprano, who performed throughout Europe and in the United States. Balos was born in Poland in 1910, and immigrated to the U.S. with her family at the age of ten. The family lived for a short time in New York, but then... more
Hayward, Brooke, 1937-....
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 07-45
23 sound cassettes, analog; 23 sound cassettes, analog
Collection consists of recorded interviews, conducted by Brooke Hayward prior to the publication of her memoir titled Haywire in 1977. Interviewees generally speak about their memories of the Hayward family including Hayward's father Leland, and... more
Berl, Christine, 1943-
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 00-01
7 sound recordings; 1, analog, 10 in.; 1, analog, 10 in.; 6, analog; 6, analog
Collection consists primarily of recordings of concerts featuring many of Berl's works, including one held October 13, 1990 at the 92nd Street Y in New York City. Performers include Berl herself (including one recording of her at the age of 16),... more
Reisman, Joe
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 07-41
31 sound recordings; 5, analog 78 rpm aluminum based acetate, 10 in.; 5, analog 78 rpm aluminum based acetate, 10 in.; 5, analog 78 rpm aluminum based acetate, 8 in.; 5, analog 78 rpm aluminum based acetate, 8 in.; 4, analog, 10 in.; 4, analog, 10 in.; 17
Collection consists of non-commercial sound recordings separated from the Joe Reisman collection of scores (located in the NYPL Music Division). Recordings include demo tapes compiled by Reisman, orchestral session tapes (primarily of Reisman's... more
Allison, John, 1893-
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 96-25
226 sound recordings; 4, analog, 7 in.; 4, analog, 7 in.; 17, analog, 8 in.; 17, analog, 8 in.; 97, analog, 10 in.; 97, analog, 10 in.; 74, analog, 11 in.; 74, analog, 11 in.; 23, analog, 12 in.; 23, analog, 12 in.; 13, analog, 16 in.; 13, analog, 16 in.
The collection consists of recordings of folk songs collected and, in some cases, recorded by Allison.
Berkowitz, Gerald M.
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 00-10
29 sound cassettes, analog stereo; 29 sound cassettes, analog stereo
Consists of taped interviews, conducted by Gerald Berkowitz, for his book 'New Broadways: theatre across America: approaching a new millennium.' Interviewees include Andre Bishop, Gigi Bolt, Gregory Boyd, Bill Bushnell, Ben Cameron, Alexander H.... more
Society for Asian Music
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 90-19
108 sound tape reels, analog; 108 sound tape reels, analog
These music and spoken word recordings were collected under the auspices of the Society for Asian Music, and the contents of the recordings primarily concern Asian music, in both specific and general contexts. The Society was also the sponsor of... more
Chapman, Gilbert W.
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 89-36
17 sound discs, analog; 17 sound discs, analog; 11, analog aluminum and glass-based acetate, 10 in.; 11, analog aluminum and glass-based acetate, 10 in.; 6, analog aluminum-based acetate, 12 in.; 6, analog aluminum-based acetate, 12 in.
Gilbert W. Chapman was a business executive in New York City who served as Director of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts and as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of The New York Public Library. The collection consists of noncommercial sound... more
Barton, James, 1902-1962
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L(Special) 97-05
270 sound recordings, analog; 270 sound recordings, analog; 2, analog acetate, 16 in.; 2, analog acetate, 16 in.; 81, analog acetate, 12 in.; 81, analog acetate, 12 in.; 95, analog acetate, 10 in.; 95, analog acetate, 10 in.; 9, analog acetate, 9 in.; 9,
James Barton was a character actor and veteran of burlesque and Broadway. Collection includes sound recordings of many radio and television programs that Barton performed in, as well as private recordings of interviews, songs, and theatrical... more
Ross, Lanny, 1906-1988
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 89-34
325 sound discs, analog; 325 sound discs, analog; 287, analog acetate 78 rpm mono, 12 in.; 287, analog acetate 78 rpm mono, 12 in.; 38, analog acetate 78 rpm mono, 10 in.; 38, analog acetate 78 rpm mono, 10 in.
Lanny Ross was a composer and singer of popular songs, known in particular for his performances on radio. He was born in Seattle, Washington, on Jan. 19, 1906. His career on radio began in 1928 and continued for more than thirty years. Collection... more
Standish, Burt L., 1866-1945
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 98-15
101 sound discs, analog mono., 16 in.; 101 sound discs, analog mono., 16 in.
The collection consists of fifty one episodes from the 1946-1947 season. Most items are off-air recordings from WEAF or WNBC, New York. Episode titles are unknown unless specified.
McGuinn, Richard
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 90-13
583 sound tape reels, analog; 583 sound tape reels, analog; 505; 78
The collection consists of noncommercial recordings primarily of opera performances from 1936 to 1981 by major American and European houses, collected and in many cases recorded by Richard McGuinn. Opera houses represented include the Bayreuth... more
Tucker, Sophie, 1884-1966
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 88-67
The collection contains Tuckers' appearances on radio programs, interviews, live night club performances, and various unissued studio recordings. Some of the radio programs represented in the collection are: Blue Ribbon Town; Frank Sinatra Show;... more
Jacobs, Paul
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 90-15
Paul Jacobs, 1930-1983, was an American pianist and harpsichordist. The collection consists of noncommercial sound and video recordings collected by Paul Jacobs consisting primarily of his own piano performances.
Schillinger, Joseph, 1895-1943
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 89-16
These noncommercial acetate disc recordings were collected by Schillinger, and in many instances recorded by him as well. Works by Schillinger in the collection include many of his piano compositions and improvisations. Other composers prominently... more
Paskman, Dailey
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 91-01
30 sound discs, analog; 30 sound discs, analog
Playwright and lyricist. Contains radio broadcast recordings, studio acetates, and performance recordings collected by Paskman of his works. Included are transcription recordings of the radio program Paramount movie parade (1933-1934); two... more
Chong, Ping
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L(Special) 10-10
356 sound recordings
The audio portion of the collection consists of recordings related to the career of Ping Chong, and his company, originally the Fiji Company, but re-named Ping Chong and Company. Items are mostly sound elements or effects, including many... more
Williams, Tennessee, 1911-1983
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 89-35
Eleven of the thirteen recordings in the collection were made by Williams in 1948 at a New Orleans carnival booth facility. These recordings primarily feature Williams reading his poems, including selections from In the Winter of Cities. Williams... more
Ponselle, Rosa, 1897-1981
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 89-50
The collection contains commercial and noncommercial sound recordings and noncommercial films and videos collected by Rosa Ponselle from 1926 to 1981, covering her career and retirement; recordings of memorial tributes to Ponselle were added to... more
Cowell, Henry, 1897-1965
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 88-33
These noncommercial music and spoken word recordings were collected by Henry Cowell and primarily consist of his own compositions and lectures, as well as numerous field recordings of folk and ethnic music. Additional recordings contain music by... more
Tracy, Lee, 1898-1968
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 89-37
These recordings were collected by Lee Tracy and primarily consist of his performances in radio plays. Radio programs most prominently represented are Hall of Fame, Hollywood Hotel, Kraft Music Hall, Lux Radio Theater, The Rudy Vallee Hour, Shell... more
Flagstad, Kirsten, 1895-1962
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 88-32
75 sound tape reels, analog; 75 sound tape reels, analog; 73; 2
These tapes constitute a large portion of the noncommercial recordings collected by Flagstad of her own performances and interviews. Recordings originating from Norway include Flagstad's farewell concert of December 12, 1953, and fourteen tapes... more
Howe, Mary, 1882-1964
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 90-18
These noncommercial sound recordings were collected by Mary Howe and primarily consist of her own compositions, in particular her vocal and chamber works. Several performances feature Mary Howe as pianist or accompanist. Additional performers... more
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 90-03
42 sound tape reels
These recordings, collected by Harrison W. Davis, offer a representative selection of addresses made by Franklin Delano Roosevelt during his presidency. The bulk of the collection consists of sixteen of the thirty-one "Fireside Chats" (four... more
Rubin, Ruth
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 90-22
90 sound recordings, analog; 90 sound recordings, analog; 82, analog; 82, analog; 8, analog; 8, analog
Ruth Rubin was a folkorist and a noted performer of Yiddish folksong. Her performances in New York included recitals at Carnegie Hall and at Town Hall. She was born in Montreal in 1906. These noncommercial recordings were collected by Ruth Rubin... more
American-Scandinavian Foundation
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 90-23
175 sound recordings, analog; 175 sound recordings, analog
These noncommercial spoken word and music recordings concerning Scandinavia were collected under the auspices of the American-Scandinavian Foundation. Most of the spoken word recordings consist of panel discussions in English hosted by William... more
Luening, Otto, 1900-1996
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 92-36
257 sound tape reels, analog; 257 sound tape reels, analog
Collection of 257 reel-to-reel tapes of Luening's works (primarily from the late 50s, 60s, and 70s), performed by various performers and groups, as well as works written by others (students and associates of Luening). Also includes recordings of... more
Itō, Teiji
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 88-28
These audio tapes were collected by Teiji Itō and consist of many of his musical compositions, performances, interviews, and lectures. Music tapes consist primarily of works for the theater, but additionally there are several major dance and film... more