Voice of America brings you Tom Scott, the American Troubadour, or Songs that helped build America: Folk songs of America, no. 1Additional title: Folk songs of America no. 1Additional title: Songs that helped build America Additional title: Drunken sailorAdditional title: Blow the man downAdditional title: Drummer and the CookieAdditional title: Low landsAdditional title: American Troubadour (Radio program)Additional title: Yankee Doodle (Song)Additional title: Shenandoah (Song)
NamesScott, Tom, 1912-1961 (Arranger)Levine, Morris (Conductor)Scott, Tom, 1912-1961 (Performer)Warren, Leonard, 1911-1960 (Performer)Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892 (Author)RCA Victor Orchestra (Performer)RCA Victor Chorus (Performer)Voice of America (Organization) (Presenter)
Tom Scott audio collection
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1947 (Inferred)Date Created: 1950
Table of ContentsYankee Doodle ; [Opening remarks] (Unidentified VOA host) -- Drunken sailor -- Blow the man down -- The drummer and the cookie -- Aboard at a ship's helm (from "Leaves of grass") / Walt Whitman (poem recited by Tom Scott) ; Low lands -- Shenandoah ; [Closing remarks] (Unidenified VOA host) [ends abruptly]
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LJ-16 11642
TopicsRadio programs, MusicalSongs (Low voice) with guitarSongs (Medium voice) with orchestraChoruses, Secular (Men's voices) with orchestraFolk songs, English -- United StatesMonologues with music (Voice with orchestra)Oral interpretation of poetry
NotesContent: Titles from original audio disc label and audio.Content: "Office of International Information; Department of State USA; date: 10-21-50; time: 3:00P; origin: 3; language: English; orig.: X; 'Folk songs of America' #1"--From original audio disc label.Content: Audio on side 1 only.Content: The third, fifith and sixth works were originally recorded for the RCA Victor folk album "Sea Shanties" (tracks originally recorded on July 8-9, 1947; arranged by Tom Scott), featuring operatic baritone Leonard Warren.Performers: 1st-2nd and 4th works: Tom Scott, vocals and guitar ; arranger and commentator (all works). 3rd, 5th-6th works: Leonard Warren, baritone ; RCA Victor Chorus and Orchestra ; Morris Levine, conductor. [featuring unidentified VOA host]Venue: Broadcast Voice of America, Department of State, [Washington, D. C.] 1950 October 21 (original radio broadcast); Recorded RCA Victor Studios no. 2, New York, New York 1947 July 8 and 9 (3rd, 5th-6th works only)Acquisition: Separated from; Music Division, Tom Scott papers, 1912-1970 (bulk 1942-1960); JPB 12-08.Acquisition: Gift; Susanna Scott; 2011.
Physical DescriptionAudio discExtent: 1 audio disc (14 min. 29 sec.) : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, aluminum-based lacquer, mono, ; 16 in.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 946943580NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20942850Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bf740a60-0908-0135-275c-03351d69ee16
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