The fisherman, an opera in 2 acts, 1956 ; [Tom Scott, personal recordings]Additional title: Adventure (Television program)
NamesScott, Tom, 1912-1961 (Composer)Scott, Tom, 1912-1961 (Performer)Scott, Tom, 1912-1961 (Commentator)Scott, Tom, 1912-1961 (Adapter)
Tom Scott audio collection
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1950 - 1959 (Approximate)Publisher: New York, NY
Table of ContentsPart 1: The fisherman, Act I [Cut version] (0:00-31:36) / Tom Scott. Part 2: The fisherman, Act II (0:00-35:07) / Tom Scott. Part 3: [Tom Scott describes two songs for Alvin (?) from the Coral record company for his 1952 LP (Coral CRL 56056) "Sing of America": The story of the twelve (0:00-4:15) ; Soldier, soldier, will you marry me? (4:22-6:53) / dictated by Tom Scott. Part 4: [Various music fragments/tests: 24 takes of electric guitar and electronics used for future "Adventure: Genes" music tracks] (0:00-13:38) / music and added commentary by Tom Scott.
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LT-7-A 4118--4119
TopicsOperasSongs (High voice) with pianoSongs (Medium voice) with pianoGuitar with electronicsDictation recordingsWilde, Oscar, 1854-1900. Fisherman and his soul
GenresTelevision musicDemo recordingsMusic
NotesStatement of responsibility: music by Tom Scott. [Tom Scott explains two songs],  / dictated by Tom Scott. [Various music fragments/tests], [195-?] / music by Tom Scott.Content: Title from cataloger; additional notes from original orchestral score (JPB 1208, b. 13, f. 1). "The fisherman, opera in 2 acts by Tom Scott; libretto by the composer, based on Oscar Wilde's fairy-tale 'The fisherman and his soul'; Act I; 7 1/2; 56; 15"--From the original audiotape container (*LT-7-A 4118). "The fisherman Act II; 16"--From the original audiotape container (*LT-7-A 4119)Performers: Parts 1-2: Tom Scott, composer and piano ; with 2 unidentified tenors (The fisherman and The Soul), soprano (The mermaid), and a baritone (Priest) ; Tom Scott, conductor. Part 3: Tom Scott, commentary. Part 4: [2 unidentified electric guitar players and electronics] ; Tom Scott, added commentary [with unidentified sound engineer].Venue: Recorded [New York, New York] 1956 (Parts 1-2); Recorded [Tom Scott's house]  (Part 3); Recorded [New York, New York] [195-?] (Part 4)Acquisition: Separated from; Music Division, Tom Scott papers, 1912-1970 (bulk 1942-1960); JPB 12-08.Acquisition: Gift; Susanna Scott; 2011.
Physical DescriptionAudiotape reelExtent: 2 audiotape reels (87 min., 14 sec.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips and 15 ips, full-track and half-track, mono, NAB ; 7 in.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 956504419NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21054856Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3ad75280-88d8-0134-3169-00505686a51c
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