Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound

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Me and Juliet

Me and Juliet

Music from Germany: Rosenmüller and Weckmann, [episode no.] 1917

Music from Germany: Rosenmüller and Weckmann, [episode no.] 1917

Sound recordings: source material [for Variations V?]

Sound recordings: source material [for Variations V?]

Party music mixed tapes: for the Merce Cunningham Dance Company at the Joyce Theater, 1988-03-27

Party music mixed tapes: for the Merce Cunningham Dance Company at the Joyce Theater, 1988-03-27

Beachcombers: master set of cues

Beachcombers: master set of cues

Improvisation IV: sets of cassette recordings used in the music for Fielding sixes

Improvisation IV: sets of cassette recordings used in the music for Fielding sixes

Improvisation III, and, IV: sets of cassette recordings used in the music for Duets, and, Fielding sixes

Improvisation III, and, IV: sets of cassette recordings used in the music for Duets, and, Fielding sixes

Merce Cunningham Symposium at the Southern Methodist University,1987-10-23/24

Merce Cunningham Symposium at the Southern Methodist University,1987-10-23/24

The march of time: radio broadcast, 1936-07-22

The march of time: radio broadcast, 1936-07-22

Septet music: audio take and performance, 1987

Septet music: audio take and performance, 1987

Second week of January: rehearsal of music for Signals

Second week of January: rehearsal of music for Signals

Merce Cunningham's eigensinnige Wege, Ein Tänzer prägt die Neue Musik: Musikfeature von Wiebke Hüster (Radio program), WDR 3, Cologne, 1999, March

Merce Cunningham's eigensinnige Wege, Ein Tänzer prägt die Neue Musik: Musikfeature von Wiebke Hüster (Radio program), WDR 3, Cologne, 1999, March

Coefficient: frictional percussion and electronics, 1991-05-17: and, excerpt from German radio program

Coefficient: frictional percussion and electronics, 1991-05-17: and, excerpt from German radio program

Workshop Einspielung Live, Die Audionauten : Music and Merce Cunningham,1988-06-14

Workshop Einspielung Live, Die Audionauten : Music and Merce Cunningham,1988-06-14

MinEvents: three performances in unidentified locations

MinEvents: three performances in unidentified locations

Interview with Merce Cunningham on the Sound of dance (Radio program), 1981-03-15: and, excerpt from an unidentified musical theater performance

Interview with Merce Cunningham on the Sound of dance (Radio program), 1981-03-15: and, excerpt from an unidentified musical theater performance

Cunningham Dance Technique - Elementary level (Motion picture): Merce Cunningham narration audio takes, 1984

Cunningham Dance Technique - Elementary level (Motion picture): Merce Cunningham narration audio takes, 1984

Event no. 511, excerpt: performance at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, 1992-10-24

Event no. 511, excerpt: performance at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, 1992-10-24

Interview with Nina Fonaroff, 1980-07-30

Interview with Nina Fonaroff, 1980-07-30

Interview with Marianne Preger-Simon, 1983-03-27

Interview with Marianne Preger-Simon, 1983-03-27

Neural Network Plus: world premiere performance of Enter at the Opéra de Paris Garnier, 1992-11-17

Neural Network Plus: world premiere performance of Enter at the Opéra de Paris Garnier, 1992-11-17

Neural Network Plus: performance of Enter at the Opéra de Paris Garnier, 1992-11-19

Neural Network Plus: performance of Enter at the Opéra de Paris Garnier, 1992-11-19

Biped: performance at Théâtre de la Ville in Paris, 1999-11-16

Biped: performance at Théâtre de la Ville in Paris, 1999-11-16

Biped: rehearsal, and, performance at Zellerbach Hall, 1999-04-23

Biped: rehearsal, and, performance at Zellerbach Hall, 1999-04-23

Biped: rehearsal, and, performance at Zellerbach Hall, 1999-04-24

Biped: rehearsal, and, performance at Zellerbach Hall, 1999-04-24

Collections in the Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound

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General Audio Collection
1,169 items
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Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials
349 items
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Margaret Carson audio-visual materials
161 items
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Music from Germany (Radio program)
125 items
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Leida Snow collection of audio interviews and reports on theater, culture and arts
125 items
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Lewis Archibald collection of recorded interviews
91 items
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Tom Scott audio collection
84 items
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The Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings
65 items
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The March of Time collection: radio broadcasts, 1935-1943 (incomplete)
48 items
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Arthur Bell Collection of Recorded Interviews, 1970-1980
40 items
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Interviews for the book "They're playing our song"
39 items
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Collection of audio interviews about Bobby Clark, 1961-1964
27 items
Index
Edison album
25 items
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New Music Quarterly recordings
23 items
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First National Congress on Women in Music recordings
22 items
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ASCAP sponsored radio interviews with musicians and composers collection
21 items
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Ross Lee Finney collection : sound and video recordings,1938-1986
18 items
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Philip Sterling research materials on Bert Williams collection of sound recordings
16 items
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Eric Siday collection of sound recordings
16 items
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Regina Resnik sound recordings materials
15 items
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Germany Today (Radio program)
12 items
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Katharine Hepburn audiovisual materials
12 items
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National Orchestral Association collection of rehearsal and concert recordings, 1938-1968
10 items
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Jan Peerce collection of sound recordings,1932-1983
9 items
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Henry Cowell collection of noncommercial recordings
9 items
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Collegiate Chorale collection of performance recordings,1944-1974
8 items
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New Music for Young Ensembles recordings
8 items
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George Avakian and Anahid Ajemian audio collection
7 items
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The Voice of the Victor
6 items
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Lawrence and Lee collection of broadcast recordings1942-1966
6 items
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Martin Worman audiovisual collection
5 items
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Little Orchestra Society concert recordings collection1947-1957
5 items
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Carolyn Leigh papers and sound recordings,1944-1985
5 items
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Hugo Weisgall collection of noncommercial recordings
5 items
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New York Shakespeare Festival recordings collection
5 items
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Oratorio Society of New York
4 items
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Jacob Druckman collection of noncommercial sound recordings
4 items
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Edison white wax cylinders collection
3 items
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The Toscanini Legacy collection of sound recordings
3 items
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Behind the scenes in music (Radio program)
3 items
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The Sonora bell
3 items
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Anna Balos collection of non-commercial recordings
2 items
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Teiji Itō collection of noncommercial recordings
2 items
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A.F.R. Lawrence collection of historical spoken word
1 item
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Alexander Scourby collection
1 item
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Henry Sylvern collection of noncommercial recordings,1941-1958
1 item
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Luther Sies collection
1 item
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Yellow Springs Institute Audio/Visual Collection
1 item
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American International Music Fund. Recording Guarantee Project
1 item
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Equity Library Theatre collection of performance recordings,1968-1979
1 item
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Benedict Stambler Memorial Archive of Jewish Music and Theatre
1 item
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Jan Holcman collection
1 item
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Seth Bingham collection of sound recordings
1 item
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Sociedad Fonográfica Española Cylinder Recordings
1 item
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A. F. R. Lawrence papers
1 item