Voice of America brings you Tom Scott, the American Troubadour, or Songs that helped build America : Folk songs of America no. 40Additional title: Folk songs of America no. 40Additional title: Songs that helped build AmericaAdditional title: Rosa, let us be dancingAdditional title: Who is that man that life doth do well?Additional title: Lolly-too-dumAdditional title: Tom Scott audio collectionAdditional title: American Troubadour (Radio program)Additional title: Shenandoah (Song)
NamesScott, 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, 1896-1981Voice of America (Organization) (Composer)
Tom Scott audio collection
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1951
Table of ContentsShenandoah ; [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 locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LJ-16 11647
TopicsRadio programs, MusicalSongs (Low voice) with guitarOverturesHymnsChoruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with orchestraOboe with orchestraOral interpretation of poetryMonologues with music (Orchestra)Folk songs, English
NotesTitles 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 DescriptionAudio discExtent: 1 audio disc (14min., 39 sec.) : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, aluminum-based lacquer, mono ; 16 in.
DescriptionAmerican 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 ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 947856891NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20946866Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1824a890-0c22-0135-0217-0934877547eb
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