The collection consists of recordings of Collegiate Chorale concerts between 1944 and 1974 (with the bulk in the 50s and 60s). All recordings have been individually cataloged. To locate recordings, search for the title "Collegiate Chorale collection of performance recordings."
Acquisition: Music Division Separation 1983. Accessioned 1993.
Biographical/historical: 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, Bernstein, Koussevitzky, Maazel, Mehta, and Mitropoulos.
Additional physical form: Preserved, CD Service copies made 2009