Herald Tribune Forum: Collegiate Chorale performance and excerpt of program. "Now is the hour" (take 1 and 2)
NamesCollegiate Chorale (Creator)Dawson, William Levi, 1899-1990 (Arranger)Reid, Helen Rogers, 1882-1970 (Host)Jonson, William (Conductor)Tagore, Rabindranath, 1861-1941 (Lyricist)Kaihau, Erima Maewa, 1879-1941 (Lyricist)Stewart, Dorothy, 1897-1954 (Lyricist)Kovach, Jean (Performer)Crosby, Bing, 1903-1977 (Performer)O'Conor, Herbert R. (Herbert Romulus), 1896-1960 (Speaker)Collegiate Chorale (Performer)National Broadcasting Company (Associated name)WNYC (Radio station : New York, N.Y.) (Distributor)
Collegiate Chorale collection of performance recordings
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1950-10-25
Table of Contents[Audio 1]: [Announcement excerpt, to end] (Helen Rogers Reid, host) -- [Unidentififed WNYC-FM announcer] -- The battle hymn of the Republic ; Here is thy footstool / Paul Creston (words by Rabindranath Tagore; English translation) ; Te Deum / William Schuman ; Soon-a will be done (Spiritual) / arranged by William Dawson ; [Excerpt, audio erratic] Star-spangled banner (Collegiate Chorale) -- [Closing remarks of Collegiate Chorale ; Announcements of upcoming speeches (WNYC-FM announcer)] -- [Pamphlet of U. S. Foreign Policy announcement ; Introducing "Internal Security Act of 1950" debate] (Helen Rogers Reid, host) -- [Excerpt] Speech (Senator Herbert R. O'Conor) [ends abruptly][Audio 2]: [Radio introduction] (take 1 and take 2) -- [Māori love song ("Now is the hour" = Po Atarau) / Maewa Kihan (words by Maewa Kihan and Dorothy Stewart) (Bing Crosby ; with unidentififed performers)]
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LJ-16 11629
TopicsNational songs -- United StatesRadio programs, MusicalChoruses, Secular (Mixed voices), UnaccompaniedChoruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with pianoChoruses, Sacred (Mixed voices), UnaccompaniedSpirituals (Songs)Popular music -- 1941-1950Te Deum laudamus (Music)New York Herald Tribune Forum (1950 : New York, N.Y.)Creston, Paul, 1906-1985. Here is thy footstoolSchuman, William, 1910-1992. Te DeumKaihau, Erima Maewa, 1879-1941. Chorales from Tagore. Po Atarau. English
NotesContent: Other speeches mentioned by WNYC-FM announcer (not featured on this audio) that were presented at the forum were by Senator Paul Douglas ("Internal Security Act of 1950-against"), Hugo H. Clegg ("Speech of the Communist Threat"), Joseph C. Grew ("Speech on crusade for freedom in Eastern Europe"), Marguerite Higgins ("Korea report") and Thomas Finletter ("The purpose of American strength").Performers: Helen Rogers Reid, announcer and host ; with unidentified WNYC-FM radio announcer ; Collegiate Chorale (1st-5th works) ; Jean Korach, piano and organ (1st, 5th works) ; William Jonson, conductor ; Senator Herbert R. O'Conor, commentary ; [Bing Crosby, vocals ; with unidentififed performers]Venue: Broadcast on WNYC-FM Waldorf-Astoria Ballroom, New York, New York 1950 October 25.Acquisition: Gift; Collegiate Chorale; 1993; *L (Special) 93-30.Language: Sung in English and Latin (English translations of original lyrics in Bengali and Māori)
Physical DescriptionAudio discExtent: 1 audio disc (22 min., 17 sec.) : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, lacquer, mono ; 16 in.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 897471042NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20491167Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 894e7240-b7f1-0133-d4f2-3c07547a230f
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