Collegiate Chorale collection of performance recordings

Collection Data

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."
Collegiate Chorale (Creator)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1944 - 1974
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *L (Special) 93-30
Live sound 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
Physical Description
Extent: 62 sound recordings : analog.
Audio disc
Extent: 27 audio discs : analog, aluminum-based acetate ; 12 in.
Audiotape reel
Extent: 15 audiotape reels : analog ;10 in.
Audiotape reel
Extent: 17 audiotape reels : analog ; 7 in.
Extent: 3 audiocassettes : analog.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
RLIN/OCLC: 84006303
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16504461
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e2a1bea0-5099-0136-a2ba-1180567f76cb
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