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Abdoh, Reza
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 02-18
17 sound recordings; 5, digital stereo, 4 3/4 in.; 5, digital stereo, 4 3/4 in.; 1, analog, 7 in.; 1, analog, 7 in.; 8, analog, 10 in.; 8, analog, 10 in.; 3, analog; 3, analog
Reza Abdoh was an Iranian born theatrical director, known for his emotionally charged and controversial subject matter. He died in May, 1995 of AIDS. Collection consists primarily of original sound tapes for two Dar a Luz theatrical productions... 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
Alvary, Lorenzo, 1909-1996
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 06-06
1859 sound recordings, analog; 1859 sound recordings, analog; 9, analog, 5 in.; 9, analog, 5 in.; 1545, analog, 7 in.; 1545, analog, 7 in.; 71, analog, 10 in.; 71, analog, 10 in.; 240, analog; 240, analog
Lorenzo Alvary, a hungarian born operatic bass, hosted the radio program titled "Opera Topics" between 1963 and 1984. It aired principally on WNYC, New York, and consisted of interviews with contemporary opera singers, historians, and impresarios,... 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
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
Bock, Jerry
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 03-01
113 audio-visual items; 100; 13
Collection consists of audio-visual materials representing selected productions that Jerry Bock wrote between 1960 and 2006. While there are some items containing complete audio or video productions of the shows, the majority are unpublished... 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
Branscombe, Gena
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 90-20
162 sound recordings, analog; 162 sound recordings, analog
The Gena Branscombe collection contains noncommercial recordings primarily of radio broadcasts made by the Branscombe Choral from 1935-1954, and of works by Gena Branscombe performed by other choral groups, soloists, and instrumentalists. Among... more
Brooks, Tim
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 94-04
6 sound cassettes, analog mono; 6 sound cassettes, analog mono
Interviews recorded for an article published in the ARSC Journal. Robyn discusses his early life in Latvia and arrival in America, as well as his career, recordings, and acquaintances between 1919-1931. He also discusses his birthname, (Rubin)... more
Carmines, Al
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 93-41
39 sound tape reels, analog, 1/4 in. tape; 39 sound tape reels, analog, 1/4 in. tape; 1, analog, 5 in. 1/4 in. tape; 1, analog, 5 in. 1/4 in. tape; 19, analog, 7 in. 1/4 in. tape; 19, analog, 7 in. 1/4 in. tape; 18, analog, 8 in. 1/4 in. tape; 18, analog,
Al Carmines served as minister at the Judson Memorial Church on Washington Square beginning in 1961 and was director of the Judson Poets' Theater. He began composing in 1962 and won several awards for his off-Broadway productions. Sound recordings... 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
Collegiate Chorale.
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 93-30
62 sound recordings, analog; 62 sound recordings, analog; 27, analog aluminum-based acetate, 12 in.; 27, analog aluminum-based acetate, 12 in.; 15, analog, 10 in.; 15, analog, 10 in.; 17, analog, 7 in.; 17, analog, 7 in.; 3, analog; 3, analog
The Collegiate Chorale was named after the space in which it held its first rehearsals: the Marble Collegiate Church. It was founded in 1941 by Robert Shaw, and has since had performances with many notable conductors including Toscanini, Beecham,... 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
Creshevsky, Noah
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 04-01
7 sound discs, digital stereo. 4 3/4 in.; 7 sound discs, digital stereo. 4 3/4 in.
This collection contains both commercial and non-commercial sound recordings. The majority of the recordings are of studio works. Also included in the collection are several pieces of pre-recorded music that are to accompany live performaces.
Diether, Jack
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 02-06
67 tape reels, analog, 7 in.; 67 tape reels, analog, 7 in.
The collection contains recordings of the radio programs which Diether wrote, including the series "The Life of Beethoven." In addition to the programs themselves, sound cues for the programs are included. The collection also contains appearences... more
Finney, Ross Lee, 1906-1997
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 98-16
Ross Lee Finney (1906-1997) was an American composer and teacher. Born in Wells, MN, he studied at the University of Minnesota with Donald Ferguson, in Paris with Nadia Boulanger,and at Harvard with Edward Burlingame Hill. He also studied with... 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
Gray, Charles D., 1928-2000
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 90-26
87 sound discs, analog; 87 sound discs, analog
The collection largely consists of reference recordings of NBC Symphony Orchestra broadcasts and rehearsals made for Gray's review, which date from April 1948 to August 1952. Most of these were conducted by Arturo Toscanini, which have been... more
Hayton, Lennie, 1908-1971
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 90-16
297 sound discs, analog; 297 sound discs, analog
Lennie Hayton was a jazz pianist, composer, conductor, and arranger active from the 1920's through the 1960's. Hayton worked on a number of radio programs, including Lucky Strike's Your Hit Parade (1935), and the Ed Wynn Show (1936). He was... more
Heat (Radio program)
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 92-39
310 sound tape reels, analog 7 1/2 ips Dolby A-encoded, 10 in.; 310 sound tape reels, analog 7 1/2 ips Dolby A-encoded, 10 in.
Radio talk show broadcast over National Public Radio.
Hill, Holly
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 88-27
32 sound cassettes, analog; 32 sound cassettes, analog
Interviews of twenty-six actresses conducted by Holly Hill for the book entitled Playing Joan: Actresses on the Challenge of Shaw's St. Joan (New York: Theater Communications Group, 1987). Interviewees include: Jane Alexander, Eileen Atkins,... 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
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
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.
Kurland, Patricia
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 89-12
119 sound tape reels, analog; 119 sound tape reels, analog
The collection consists of various radio series from the 1960's and 1970's in which host Patricia Kurland blends interviews, quotes from literature, comments on popular culture, and recorded music. It includes radio programs such as The Exchange,... more
Labunski, Felix, 1892-1979
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 88-42
Felix Labunski was a Polish born American composer. He studied with Lucjan Marczewski and Witold Maliszewski at the Warsaw Conservatory (1922-24) and with Paul Dukas, Nadia Boulanger (composition) and Georges Migot (musicology) at the Ecole... more
Lawrence, A. F. R
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 89-21
ca; 3400 sound recordings
The collection contains both commercial and noncommercial discs and tapes. The commercial recordings include the complete set of Nation's Forum discs, Benito Mussolini's personal copy, bound and numbered, of his recorded speeches, Victor long play... more
Lawrence, A. F. R., 1922-1972
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 16-01
10.46 linear feet (23 boxes, 1 volume, 5 oversized folders)
Alton Forrest Raymond Lawrence (1922-1972) was a sound recording archivist, lawyer, and professional historian who established and organized the record library and company archive of Columbia Records, Inc. beginning in the early 1960s. The... more
Lawrence, Jerome, 1915-2004
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 88-03
747 sound discs, analog 33 1/3 rpm, 16 in.; 747 sound discs, analog 33 1/3 rpm, 16 in.; 52 sound tapes, analog; 52 sound tapes, analog; 31 sound tape, analog mono. 15 ips, 10 in.; 31 sound tape, analog mono. 15 ips, 10 in.; 346 sound tapes, analog, 7 in.;
The Lawrence and Lee collection includes a broad sample of the material that this important team created for radio, television, and the stage. Included in the collection are complete holdings for The Railroad hour, Favorite story, and Young love,... more
Little Orchestra Society
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 88-30
The collection consists of concert recordings, made for Mr. Scherman, from late 1947 to late 1957.