Fanfare and Cantilena : first performance [edited copy]Additional title: Fanfare & Cantilena
NamesWhitney, Robert, 1904-1986 (Conductor)Scott, Tom, 1912-1961 (Composer)Louisville Orchestra (Performer)Scott, Tom, 1912-1961 (Commentator)
Tom Scott audio collection
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1952-11-12Date Created: 1954 (Questionable)
Table of Contents[Part 1]: Fanfare and Cantilena [first performance, edited copy] (0:04-11:04) / Tom Scott.[Part 2]: [Excerpt, to end] 1st letter dictation to Desmond [Slattery] (0:00-10:59): Thoughts about the record industry and the influence on it by youth, DJs and popular music (Rock 'n' Roll) ; Ideas of setting up a record company ; Westminister Choir College and its history ; talking about his "The creation", a choral piece he wrote for WCC five years before (1949) ; Idea to record the great choral music and send it to Westminister grads ; Sources of distribution (Jim Moran? Birdfeed stores? etc.) ; Aquilla Records ; News of the family and his friend John Hodges -- 2nd letter dictation [form letter] to music editors in charge of American contemporary music (11:01-13:15): Preparing a Labor Day concert in honor of American Labor ... ; Need suggestions of appropriate material (like Aaron Copland's "John Henry", "Johnny Appleseed", "Ballad for Americans" and George Kleinsinger's "I hear America singing", for example) -- [Excerpt, First part] 3rd letter dictation [first draft and rough outline of science-fiction film script] of his own "Red alert" (13:18-21:58) [ends abruptly, Tom's daughter Susanna "Suki" is yelling in the background]
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LT-7-A 4095
TopicsSlattery, DesmondMoran, JimHodges, JohnnyMonologuesOrchestral music
NotesStatement of responsibility: music by Tom Scott. [Tom Scott dictating some thoughts about the record industry concerning popular music to someone named Desmond [Slattery]; this tape may have been used to dictate a few letters], 1954.Source note: Title from original audiotape reel container and collection metadata.Content: "Fan & Can; L'ville Symphony; 7 1/2; 10""--From original audiotape container.Performers: Part 1: Louisville Symphony [Louisville Orchestra] ; Robert Whitney, conductor. Part 2: Tom Scott, dictation and added commentary.Venue: Recorded Louisville, Kentucky 1952 November 12 (Part 1); Letter dictation recorded Tom Scott's house, New York, New York [1954?] (Part 2)Acquisition: Separated from; Music Division, Tom Scott papers, 1912-1970 (bulk 1942-1960); JPB 12-08.Acquisition: Gift; Susanna Scott; 2011.
Physical DescriptionAudiotape reelExtent: 1 audiotape reel (33 min., 2 sec.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips and 3 3/4 ips, half-track, mono, NAB ; 7 in.
DescriptionPart 1 includes an edited version of the first performance of Tom Scott's "Fanfare and Cantilena", originally recorded on November 12, 1952. Part 2 includes three different letter dictation tapes made by Tom Scott at home.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 953736173NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21042867Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 10e4fa70-3362-0135-83b9-7d21165da1aa
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