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Music from Germany: Petersen and Weill, episode no. 1924
Berger, David, 1916-1997 (Host)
Schwachhöfer, Gerhard (Conductor)
Bour, Ernest (Conductor)
Jacobsen, J. P. (Jens Peter), 1847-1885 (Lyricist)
Drew, David, 1930-2009 (Arranger)
Petersen, Wilhelm, 1890-1957 (Composer)
Weill, Kurt, 1900-1950 (Composer)
Hessischer Rundfunk. Chor (Performer)
Vocal Ensemble Frankfurt (Performer)
Südwestfunk (Baden-Baden, Germany). Orchester (Performer)
Hessischer Rundfunk (Performer)
Südwestfunk (Baden-Baden, Germany) (Performer)
WQXR (Radio station : New York, N.Y.) (Associated name)
Arbeitsgemeinschaft der Öffentlich-Rechtlichen Rundfunkanstalten der Bundesrepublik Deutschland (Associated name)

Music from Germany (Radio program)

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1975-02-15 (Inferred)
Table of Contents
Hope = Hoffnung: a cappella mixed choral piece / Wilhelm Petersen -- Divermento for small orchestra with men's chorus (1922) (U.S. radio premiere) / Kurt Weill; lyrics by Jens Peter Jacobsen; arranged by David Drew.
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LT-7 2289
Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices), Unaccompanied
Choruses, Secular (Men's voices) with orchestra
Radio programs, Musical
Petersen, Wilhelm, 1890-1957. Urworte. Hoffnung
Weill, Kurt, 1900-1950. Divertimenti, op. 5
Radio programs
Content: Title from cataloger.
Performers: 1st work: Radio Frankfurt Choir ; Gerhard Schwachhöfer, conductor. 2nd work: Southwest German Radio Orchestra ; Frankfurt Vocal Ensemble (4th movement only) ; Ernest Bour, conductor. David Berger, radio host.
Venue: Broadcast [WQXR studios, New York, New York] [1975 February 15] (original broadcast); Original broadcast recorded in Höchst, Germany(?) by [Hessischer Radio (HR: Frankfurt, Germany)] [197-?] (1st work); Original broadcast recorded by [Southwest German Radio (SWF: Baden-Baden, Germany)] [197-?] (2nd work)
Language: Sung in German; commentary spoken in English.
Physical Description
Audiotape reel
Extent: 1 audiotape reel (28 min., 56 sec.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, half-track, stereo, NAB ; 7 in.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
RLIN/OCLC: 930383158
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20844019
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 14401350-b936-0133-f063-60f81dd2b63c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1916: Creator Born
  • 1975: Issued
  • 1997: Creator Died
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Music from Germany" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1975-02-15 - 1970.

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Music from Germany" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 30, 2024.

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1975-02-15 - 1970). Music from Germany Retrieved from

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Music from Germany