Voice of America brings you Tom Scott, the American Troubadour, or Songs that helped build America : Folk songs of America no. 40

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Title
Voice of America brings you Tom Scott, the American Troubadour, or Songs that helped build America : Folk songs of America no. 40
Additional title: Folk songs of America no. 40
Additional title: Songs that helped build America
Additional title: Rosa, let us be dancing
Additional title: Who is that man that life doth do well?
Additional title: Lolly-too-dum
Additional title: Tom Scott audio collection
Additional title: American Troubadour (Radio program)
Additional title: Shenandoah (Song)
Names
Scott, Tom, 1912-1961 (Arranger)
Scott, Tom, 1912-1961 (Commentator)
Scott, Tom, 1912-1961 (Narrator)
Scott, Tom, 1912-1961 (Performer)
Luther, Martin, 1483-1546 (Composer)
Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892 (Author)
Hindemith, Paul, 1895-1963 (Composer)
Hanson, Howard, 1896-1981
Voice of America (Organization) (Composer)
Collection

Tom Scott audio collection

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1951
Table of Contents
Shenandoah ; [Opening remarks] (Unidentified VOA host) -- Rosa, let us be dancing (Dutch folk song) -- Who is the man that life doth do well? (Puritan hymn sung to hymn tune "Vater unser") / by Martin Luther -- [Excerpt] Mannahatta / Walt Whitman ; [an unidentified excerpted D minor theme for oboe and orchestra] / Ralph Vaughan Williams (?) -- Lolly-too-dum -- O Captain! My Captain! / Walt Whitman ; [Excerpt] When lilacs last in the dooryard bloom'd: Prelude / Paul Hindemith -- [Excerpt] Beat! Beat! Drums! (No. 1 of Drum taps, op. 32) / Howard Hanson [ends abruptly] -- Shenandoah (Reprise) ; [Closing remarks] (Unidentified VOA host) [ends abruptly]
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LJ-16 11647
Topics
Radio programs, Musical
Songs (Low voice) with guitar
Overtures
Hymns
Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with orchestra
Oboe with orchestra
Oral interpretation of poetry
Monologues with music (Orchestra)
Folk songs, English
Genres
Radio programs
Music
Notes
Titles from original audio disc label and audio.
"Department of State USA; Office of International Information; International Broadcasting Division; date: [Ju]n 14 1951; time: 12:00 PM; Origin: R7; Language: English; Folk songs of America (T. Scott); Program #40 Whitman; END-1360; 14:35"--From original audio disc label.
Audio on side 1 only.
Performers: Tom Scott, vocals and guitar (1st-3rd, 6th and 10th works), narrator (4th and 7th works), arranger and commentator (all works) ; [Unidentified orchestras (5th, 8th-9th works) and unidentified chorus (9th work)] ; [featuring unidentified VOA host]
Venue: Broadcast [Voice of America], Department of State, [Washington, D. C.] 1951 [June] 14 (original radio broadcast)
Acquisition: Separated from; Music Division, Tom Scott papers, 1912-1970 (bulk 1942-1960); JPB 12-08.
Acquisition: Gift; Susanna Scott; 2011.
Physical Description
Audio disc
Extent: 1 audio disc (14min., 39 sec.) : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, aluminum-based lacquer, mono ; 16 in.
Description
American Troubadour Tom Scott shares writings and musical works inspired by Walt Whitman, plus some folk songs that Whitman himself might have heard of. Whitman's poetry was also read by Tom Scott while orchestra music played in the background.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 947856891
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20946866
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1824a890-0c22-0135-0217-0934877547eb
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Item timeline of events

  • 1912: Creator Born
  • 1951: Created
  • 1961: Creator Died
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Voice of America brings you Tom Scott, the American Troubadour, or Songs that helped build America " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1951. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/80e7f280-c376-0133-07f1-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Voice of America brings you Tom Scott, the American Troubadour, or Songs that helped build America " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 16, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/80e7f280-c376-0133-07f1-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1951). Voice of America brings you Tom Scott, the American Troubadour, or Songs that helped build America Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/80e7f280-c376-0133-07f1-60f81dd2b63c

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Voice of America brings you Tom Scott, the American Troubadour, or Songs that helped build America