Teiji Itō collection of noncommercial recordings

Collection Data

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 compositions. Most of the works are not attributed to any specific date, but several film score recordings are known to have been created in the early 1950's (earliest in 1952). The span of dates assigned by the composer to certain works is 1962 - 1982.
Itō, Teiji (Creator)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1952 - 1982 (Approximate)
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *L (Special) 88-28
Dramatic music
Motion picture music
Citation/reference: Scrapbook of reviews, programs, and scores available in the Music Division.
Acquisition: RHA
Acquisition: 03/10/1988 Ito, Cherel Separation from MUS
Biographical/historical: Teiji Itō was a Tokyo-born composer who resided in New York City. His compositional style reflects Japanese, African, and American influences. Itō is known especially for his theater, dance, and film music.
Action: Accessioned 03/10/1988
Action: Cataloged 01/03/1989
Action: Selected items preserved 2007 TCC
Citation/reference: Finding aid available in repository: *L(Special) 88-28, and on the internet.
Physical Description
Extent: 70 sound tapes :analog.
Extent: 62 sound tape reels :analog.
Extent: 8 sound cassettes :analog.
I. Interviews; II. Dance music; III. Film music; IV. Theater music; V. Other items.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14520873
MSS Unit ID: 20476
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 58051080-509b-0136-2980-04f9a528a784
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