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Title
ASCAP radio interview with Samuel Barber
Names
Rhodes, Roger (Donor)
Barber, Samuel, 1910-1981 (Interviewee)
Bookspan, Martin (Interviewer)
American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (Publisher)
Adams, Stanley (Performer)
Collection

ASCAP sponsored radio interviews with musicians and composers collection

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1960 - 1969 (Approximate)
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LT-7-A 2830
Topics
Barber, Samuel, 1910-1981
Composers -- United States
Radio programs
Genres
Radio programs
Radio interviews
Interviews
Notes
Additional physical form: Service compact disc (1 sound disc : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.) available in *LDC 50234, tracks 5-10.
Acquisition: Gift; Roger Rhodes; 2007.
Citation/reference: Forms part of the ASCAP sponsored radio interviews with musicians and composers collection, *L(Special) 07-11.
Physical Description
Audiotape reel
Extent: 1 sound tape reel (30 min.) : analog, stereo. ; 7 in.
Description
Martin Bookspan interviews American composer Samuel Barber during an undated broadcast. Speaking about his career as a composer, Barber talks about his orchestral, opera, choral, and piano music; and his work with such famous artists as Vladimir Horowitz and Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, and conductors such as Arturo Toscanini and Serge Koussevitsky. The composer discusses various performances of his Adagio for Strings (1937), his operas Vanessa (1958) and Antony and Cleopatra (1966), and his Concerto for Piano and Orchestra (1963). He also speaks about his hobbies, and his professional plans for the future.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 463007106
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18168600
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b3c71e80-764b-0136-5fae-1da73f391bb4
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1960: Created (Approximate)
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "ASCAP radio interview with Samuel Barber" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1960 - 1969. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5cc63b60-c35d-0133-e5d7-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "ASCAP radio interview with Samuel Barber" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 20, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5cc63b60-c35d-0133-e5d7-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1960 - 1969). ASCAP radio interview with Samuel Barber Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5cc63b60-c35d-0133-e5d7-60f81dd2b63c

Wikipedia Citation

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ASCAP radio interview with Samuel Barber