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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
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
Marsh, Audrey, 1911-
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L(Special) 99-09
21 sound recordings; 4 sound discs, analog 78 rpm aluminum based acetate mono, 10 in.; 4 sound discs, analog 78 rpm aluminum based acetate mono, 10 in.; 2 sound discs, analog 78 rpm aluminum based acetate mono, 12 in.; 2 sound discs, analog 78 rpm aluminu
Audrey Marsh was a vocalist and actress who worked in radio and the recording studio. She was featured on musical radio programs including the Squibb Show, the Schaefer Revue, the Ford Summer hour, the Rudee Valle show, and the Fred Allen show,... 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
Wasserman, Dale
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 99-19
1 sound disc, analog 45 rpm, 10 in.; 1 sound disc, analog 45 rpm, 10 in.; 3 sound cassettes, analog; 3 sound cassettes, analog
Dale Wasserman playwright, screenwriter and television writer worked in show business since the age of nineteen. His early forays into theater include work as a lighting designer, director and producer. Around 1955 he began his writing career and... more
Harper, Ken, d. 1988
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 92-40
8 sound recordings; 5, analog 1 7/8 ips stereo; 5, analog 1 7/8 ips stereo; 1, analog 7 1/2 ips stereo, 5 in.; 1, analog 7 1/2 ips stereo, 5 in.; 2, analog 7 1/2 ips. stereo, 7 in.; 2, analog 7 1/2 ips. stereo, 7 in.
Ken Harper was the producer of the popular Broadway musical The Wiz. Born in New York, Harper became a radio disc jockey in the army. In the late 1960's and early 1970's he worked for radio station WPIX (New York), and later left his job to begin... 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.
Archibald, Lewis
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 96-05
139 sound cassettes, analog; 139 sound cassettes, analog
Collection consists of cassette tape recordings of actors and performers collected by Lewis Archibald, a jounalist who wrote for the magazine 'Downtown.' Personalities interviewed include: Ingrid Bergman, Judy Davis, Mel Gibson, Glenda Jackson,... more
Brown, Harold E., 1909-1979
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 92-38
19 sound discs, analog mono, 12 in.; 19 sound discs, analog mono, 12 in.
Instantaneous acetate disc recordings of Brown's compositions; recordings of performances by his wife, Lucy Brown, included. Commercial recordings of the Renaissance Chorus were added to the main RHA collection, and are findable in CATNYP.
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
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
Yaddo (Artist's colony). Music Group
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 90-09
141 sound discs, analog; 141 sound discs, analog
Yaddo is an artists' colony and music festival in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. The collection primarily contains recordings of concerts and rehearsals from the 1937, 1938, and 1940 Festivals. Also included are private recordings of Otto Luening doing... 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