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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound

The Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound of The New York Public Library is one of the richest resources of recorded sound in the world. The Archives' extraordinary holdings cover virtually every aspect of recorded sound—from Mozart to Maria Callas to Motown, from symphonic works to presidential speeches, from radio dramas to television specials.

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Collections in the Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound

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Merce Cunningham Dance Foundation Collection. Audio materials
1,445 items
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Lou Reed papers
794 items
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General Audio Collection
759 items
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Margaret Carson audio-visual materials
361 items
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Leida Snow collection of audio interviews and reports on theater, culture and arts
252 items
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Music from Germany (Radio program)
250 items
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Lewis Archibald collection of recorded interviews
184 items
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Tom Scott audio collection
168 items
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The Bell Telephone Hour collection of sound recordings
130 items
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The March of Time collection: radio broadcasts, 1935-1943 (incomplete)
94 items
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Interviews for the book "They're playing our song"
80 items
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Collection of audio interviews about Bobby Clark, 1961-1964
54 items
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New Music Quarterly recordings
46 items
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First National Congress on Women in Music recordings
44 items
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New York Public Library for the Performing Arts lecture/concert series
43 items
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ASCAP sponsored radio interviews with musicians and composers collection
42 items
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Arthur Bell Collection of Recorded Interviews, 1970-1980
41 items
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Edison album
38 items
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Ross Lee Finney collection : sound and video recordings,1938-1986
36 items
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Mitch Miller collection of audio and moving image
36 items
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Katharine Hepburn audiovisual materials
36 items
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New Music for Young Ensembles recordings
35 items
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Philip Sterling research materials on Bert Williams collection of sound recordings
32 items
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Eric Siday collection of sound recordings
32 items
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New York Shakespeare Festival recordings collection
32 items
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Germany Today (Radio program)
24 items
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National Orchestral Association collection of rehearsal and concert recordings, 1938-1968
20 items
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Jan Peerce collection of sound recordings,1932-1983
18 items
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Henry Cowell collection of noncommercial recordings
18 items
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Collegiate Chorale collection of performance recordings
16 items
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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound clipping files
16 items
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Yellow Springs Institute Audio/Visual Collection
14 items
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Regina Resnik sound recordings materials
14 items
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George Avakian and Anahid Ajemian audio collection
14 items
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Lawrence and Lee collection of broadcast recordings
12 items
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George Antheil Collecton of Sound Recordings
11 items
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Little Orchestra Society concert recordings collection
10 items
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Carolyn Leigh papers and sound recordings, 1944-1985
10 items
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Hugo Weisgall collection of noncommercial recordings
10 items
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Oratorio Society of New York
8 items
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Jacob Druckman collection of noncommercial sound recordings
8 items
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Martin Worman audiovisual collection
7 items
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The Voice of the Victor
6 items
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Edison white wax cylinders collection
6 items
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Rosalyn Tureck collection of sound recordings
6 items
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The Toscanini Legacy collection of sound recordings
6 items
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Behind the scenes in music (Radio program)
6 items
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The Sonora bell
6 items
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Anna Balos collection of non-commercial recordings
4 items
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Teiji Itō collection of noncommercial recordings
4 items
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A. F. R. Lawrence papers
4 items
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A.F.R. Lawrence collection of historical spoken word
2 items
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Alexander Scourby collection
2 items
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Henry Sylvern collection of noncommercial recordings,1941-1958
2 items
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Luther Sies collection
2 items
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American International Music Fund. Recording Guarantee Project
2 items
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Equity Library Theatre collection of performance recordings
2 items
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Benedict Stambler Memorial Archive of Jewish Music and Theatre
2 items
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New York Philharmonic collection of broadcast concerts 1934-1955
2 items
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Jan Holcman collection
2 items
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Seth Bingham collection of sound recordings
2 items
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Sociedad Fonográfica Española Cylinder Recordings
1 item
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Bluestime Power Hour videos
1 item
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Lioret cylinders
1 item