Found 181 collections related to Sound recordings

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
Williams, Tennessee, 1911-1983
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 89-35
Eleven of the thirteen recordings in the collection were made by Williams in 1948 at a New Orleans carnival booth facility. These recordings primarily feature Williams reading his poems, including selections from In the Winter of Cities. Williams... more
Ponselle, Rosa, 1897-1981
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 89-50
The collection contains commercial and noncommercial sound recordings and noncommercial films and videos collected by Rosa Ponselle from 1926 to 1981, covering her career and retirement; recordings of memorial tributes to Ponselle were added to... more
Grillo, Rudy
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1248
60 cassettes
The Rudy Grillo Sound Recordings consist of 56 audiotapes and papers relating to Grillo's work as a producer for WBAI-FM, a listener-supported radio station in New York City.
Mitchell, Ruth, 1919-2000
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-023
15.8 linear feet (40 boxes, 1 oversized folder, 1 tube)
Ruth Mitchell was a stage manager, director, producer and the assistant to the acclaimed director and producer Harold Prince, working on Broadway from the late 1940s through the late 1990s. This collection consists mainly of production files, most... 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
Levine, Rhoda
Music Division | JPB 11-4.
26.59 linear feet (72 boxes, 3 audio_files, 4 video_files)
The Rhoda Levine Papers document the career of the opera director, mainly through files on each of the many stage and opera productions on which she worked as dancer, choreographer or director. The papers contain annotated scores and libretti;... 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
Hardy, Robin, 1952-1995
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4806
15 linear feet (37 boxes, 1 oversized folder)
The papers reflect the personal life and career of Robin Hardy, Canadian-born gay activist, writer and editor of action/adventure fiction who emigrated to the United States from Canada in 1984. The papers consist of Hardy's personal and family... more
Sanders, Ronald, 1932-1991
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3617
Ronald Sanders was an author, teacher, and lecturer on Jewish history and related topics. His papers include correspondence with family and friends, as well as other authors of note such as Yehuda Amichai, Sir Isaiah Berlin, Peter Gay, Shlomo... more
Tucker, Sophie, 1884-1966
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound | *L (Special) 88-67
The collection contains Tuckers' appearances on radio programs, interviews, live night club performances, and various unissued studio recordings. Some of the radio programs represented in the collection are: Blue Ribbon Town; Frank Sinatra Show;... 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
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
Patai, Raphael, 1910-1996
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2349
50.02 linear feet (114 boxes, 6 volumes, 4 oversized folders); 1.02 mb (34 computer files)
Raphael Patai (1910-1996) was a cultural anthropologist specializing in Jewish and Arab cultures. His papers, 1903-2011, document his career through extensive correspondence with colleagues, drafts and manuscripts of his many publications,... more
International Gay Information Center
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1473
These materials consist of audio tapes, videotapes and films that were culled from the organizational records and personal papers collected by the International Gay Information Center. They include audio recordings of interviews, meetings,... 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
Jean Cocteau Repertory Theatre
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1997-026
31.09 linear feet (61 boxes)
The Jean Cocteau Repertory Theatre company formed in 1971 in New York City by Eve Adamson that staged productions of both classic and contemporary plays, with a core of permanent, resident actors. The Jean Cocteau Repertory Theatre Records contain... more
Manford, Jeanne
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1857
1 linear foot (3 boxes)
Jeanne Manford, mother of gay rights activist Morty Manford, is best known as co-founder of the first support group for parents of gay children. Known as Parents of Gays (POG), the group was the predecessor to PFLAG (Parents and Friends of Gays... 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.
Fishman, Israel David, 1938-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1012
5.46 linear feet (14 boxes)
Israel David Fishman (1938-) is best known for founding the Task Force on Gay Liberation (TFGL), a section of the Social Responsibilities Round Table of the American Libraries Association. His papers document the early years of TFGL, Fishman's... more
Highwater, Jamake
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1395
54.2 linear feet (97 boxes, 2 folders)
Jamake Highwater (born circa. 1930) was the director and choreographer for the San Francisco Contemporary Dancers from 1954 to 1967, and a rock music journalist and travel writer from the late 1960s through the mid-1970s. From 1975 on, he was been... 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
Gran Fury (Artists' collective)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3648
1.25 linear feet (4 boxes, 9 oversize folders, 9 oversize items)
Gran Fury was an artists' collective devoted to AIDS activism through agitprop art. Named after the Plymouth automobile favored by the New York City police department, Gran Fury drew its membership from the ranks of ACT UP/NY (AIDS Coalition to... more
Hitchcock, H. Wiley (Hugh Wiley), 1923-2007
Music Division | JPB 09-5
29 linear feet (71 boxes)
H. Wiley Hitchcock, an American musicologist, was influential in advancing the study of American music in the United States. He was a noted scholar of Charles Ives and Henry Cowell, and the founder and longtime director of the Institute for the... more
Mitgang, Herbert
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2024
34 linear feet (56 boxes)
Herbert Mitgang (1920- ), author, editor, journalist, and motion-picture producer, was managing editor of the U.S. Army newspaper Stars and Stripes, during World War II. After his war service, he joined the New York Times as a copy editor and... more
Simms, Hilda, 1918-1994
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 539
27.86 linear feet (59 boxes, 4 volumes)
Hilda Simms (1920-1994) was an actress best known for playing the title role in the American Negro Theater production of Anna Lucasta that moved successfully to Broadway in 1944. Her acting career also included film,... more
Prince, Harold, 1928-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1986-006
119.39 linear feet (357 boxes)
Harold Prince (1928-) is an American director and producer, primarily of musicals, but also of plays, operas and, occasionally, films. His Broadway career, which began in the 1950s and continues to the present day, has earned him 21 Tony Awards,... more
HB Playwrights Foundation and Theatre
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2010-106
42.91 linear feet (108 boxes)
This collection contains the records of HB Playwrights Foundation and the personal and professional papers of its founders, actors Herbert Berghof and Uta Hagen. The Foundation was formed in New York City in 1964 to allow a space for playwrights,... more
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