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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
New Amsterdam Theatre Company
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *LTC 1242-1251
10 sound cassettes, analog 1 7/8 ips Dolby B processed; 10 sound cassettes, analog 1 7/8 ips Dolby B processed
Recordings of five musical theatre revivals at the Town Hall concert hall in New York (N.Y.) in 1985 and 1986. Included are recordings of: Jerome Kern's Music in the air, Sweet Adeline, and Leave it to Jane; Richard Rodgers' I married an angel;... 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
New York City Opera
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 95-04
21 sound cassettes, analog stereo; 21 sound cassettes, analog stereo
Audio cassettes with descriptions and plot summaries for various operas in the New York City Opera's productions of the 1994-1998 seasons. They were originally intended for use by the visually impaired. Operas included: Wonderful town, Carmen,... 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
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.
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
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
Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 89-19
362 sound recordings, analog; 362 sound recordings, analog
The collection contains commercial discs and noncommercial recordings; the latter containing interviews with Rodgers and his family and friends, performances of his music by contemporary performers, as well as radio and television programs that... 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
Marcantonio, Vito, 1902-1954
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 88-71
6 sound tapes, analog 7 1/2 ips 4 track mono, 10 in.; 6 sound tapes, analog 7 1/2 ips 4 track mono, 10 in.
Vito Marcantonio was a New York politician active from the early 1930's up to his death in 1954. He was a congressman for the 18th New York District from 1935 to 1937 and from 1939-1951. He ran unsuccessfully for mayor of New York City in 1949. He... 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
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
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
Sylvern, Henry, 1908-1964
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 89-40
135 sound discs, analog; 135 sound discs, analog; 56 sound discs, analog 33 rpm, 16 in.; 56 sound discs, analog 33 rpm, 16 in.; 56 sound discs, analog, 12 in.; 56 sound discs, analog, 12 in.; 23 sound discs, analog, 10 in.; 23 sound discs, analog, 10 in.
Henry Sylvern was a Russian-born composer, pianist, and bandleader best known for his work in the United States on radio programs and advertisements. Among the shows that Sylvern worked on were the Du Pont Show of the Week, the Arthur Godfrey... more
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
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
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
Weinberg, Herman G.
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 88-24
4 sound tape reels, analog, 7 in.; 4 sound tape reels, analog, 7 in.
Two film lectures given by Herman Weinberg on three reels, and one tape of music by Mr. Weinberg.
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.
New York Philharmonic
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 89-51
243 sound recordings, analog; 243 sound recordings, analog
Orchestra based in New York, NY. The collection contains recordings taken off the air of concerts from 1934 through 1955. Included are recordings of concerts conducted by John Barbirolli, Guido Cantelli, Otto Klemperer, Efrem Kurtz, Hans Lange,... more
Voice of America (Organization)
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 89-17
1424 sound discs, analog 33 rpm; 1424 sound discs, analog 33 rpm
Broadcasting organization of the United States government founded in 1941 as a division of the Office of War Information. The Voice of America recorded radio programs from commercial radio stations in the United States and rebroadcast them in... 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
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
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
Toscanini, Arturo, 1867-1957
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 89-01
ca; 760 cubic feet
The Toscanini Legacy collection of sound recordings forms a part of the Toscanini Legacy housed at The New York Public Library. The recordings collection consists of acetate discs, shellac discs, vinyl discs, reel tapes, Selenophone recordings,... more
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L(Special) 09-08
19 videocassettes (Betacam SP); 1 film reel (400 ft.)
Collection consists of camera original video recordings shot by Lucille Carra and Duane Sherwood in 1992 for an unfinished documentary about Ignace Jan Paderewski, Polish pianist, composer, and statesman, and his concert tours of America. Includes... more