Scope and arrangement
The collection mainly consists of concert recordings, made for Mr. Scherman, from late 1947 to late 1957.
Some of the performers featured in this collection are: Marian Anderson, Claudio Arrau, Erna Berger, Benjamin Britten, Paige Brooke, Benny Goodman, Kathleen Ferrier, George London, Robert Nagel, Sir Peter Pears, Andrés Segovia, Cesare Siepi, Isaac Stern, Joseph Szigeti, and Richard Tucker.
Some of the composers featured in the collection are: Nicolai Berezowsky, Benjamin Britten, Frédéric Chopin, Paul Creston, Norman Dello Joio, Frederick Delius, Joseph Haydn, Pietro Nardini, Walter Piston, and Frank Wigglesworth.
The collection is arranged chronologically.