Found 151 collections related to Sound recordings

Shlaes, Geoffrey
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1993-042
2.3 linear feet (6 boxes)
Geoffrey C. Shlaes is an American stage director and theater manager who founded the American Directors Institute in 1985. The collection (1983-1992) contains American Directors Institute files, correspondence, and materials relating to Shlaes'... more
Vincenz, Lilli
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6236
2 audio files, 1 video file
Lilli Vincenz is psychotherapist and gay rights activist. The recordings include an audiotape of a 1973 interview with Vincenz regarding the weekly Gay Women's Open House (GWOH) which she held in her home and VHS copy of two films: footage of the... more
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
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
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
Manford, Morty
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1858
22.5 linear feet (59 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Morty Manford (1950-1992) was an activist and key strategist in the early days of the gay rights movement, a Legal Aid lawyer, and an Assistant Attorney General of New York State. While an undergraduate at Columbia University in 1971, he founded... more
Aaron Diamond Foundation
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3623
217 linear feet (521 boxes)
The Aaron Diamond Foundation was a philanthropic foundation in New York City established by Mr. and Mrs. Aaron Diamond for the purpose of serving the public interest. From 1986 until its termination in 1996 the Foundation awarded financial grants... 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
Eichelberger, Clark M. (Clark Mell), 1896-1980
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 910
216 linear feet (216 boxes)
Clark Mell Eichelberger (1896-1980) was a lecturer on national and international affairs with the Radcliffe Chautauqua System from 1922 to 1928. He was appointed director of the mid-West office of the League of Nations Association in 1928 and... 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
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
Hodson, William, 1891-1943
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1410
13 linear feet (13 boxes)
William Hodson (1891-1943) was a social welfare administrator in Minnesota and New York City. In Minnesota he was instrumental in establishing the laws that became Minnesota's children's code. He moved to New York City in 1922 and joined the... more
Burden, Shirley
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 429
7.5 linear feet (20 boxes)
Shirley Carter Burden (1908-1989), a descendant of Cornelius Vanderbilt, was a prominent American photographer, best known for his pictorial essays exploring aspects of Catholic culture, racial intolerance, and architectural heritage. Burden... 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
Norske informasjonstjeneste i Amerika
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 90-02
312 sound tape reels, analog; 312 sound tape reels, analog
The collection consists of noncommercial recordings of various Bergen Festival music performances from 1955 to 1966. These orchestral, choral, and chamber music concerts primarily feature Norwegian composers and performers. Edvard Grieg's music is... more
Frank, Gerold, 1907-1998
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1067
8.5 linear feet (10 boxes, 58 sound recordings)
Collection consists of materials relating to Frank's biographies (both published and unpublished). Papers include correspondence, typescripts, galley proofs, drafts, notes, source materials, and phonodiscs and tapes of interviews. Also, press... 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
Shapiro, Leonardo
Billy Rose Theatre Division
9.48 linear feet (23 boxes)
Leonardo Shapiro (1946-1997) was a theater director, writer, production designer, and founder of the Shaliko Company, an experimental theater group based in New York City. The Leonardo Shapiro papers date from 1959 to 1996 and document Shapiro's... 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.
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
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
Parmelee, Foster
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2340
11 linear feet (22 boxes, 1 package)
Foster Parmelee was a New York City businessman and adult educator. He was a charter member of the United World Federalists, secretary in the Campaign for World Government, and participated in many conventions of the world government movement.... 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