Closing concert of 8th annual American Music Festival: Introduction ; Story of the twelve and The ballad of the harp weaver Additional title: Story of the twelveAdditional title: Tom Scott audio collection
NamesScott, Tom, 1912-1961 (Arranger)Wilson, Harry Robert, 1901-1968 (Conductor)Shaffer, Lloyd (Conductor)Heyman, Edward, 1907-1981 (Lyricist)Evans, Ray, 1915-2007 (Lyricist)Scott, Tom, 1912-1961 (Performer)Johnson, Doris, harpist (Performer)Como, Perry, 1912-2001 (Performer)Tilton, Martha (Performer)Scott, Tom, 1912-1961 (Composer)Millay, Edna St. Vincent, 1892-1950 (Author)Young, Victor, 1900-1956 (Composer)Livingston, Jay, 1915-2001 (Composer)Columbia University Orchestra (Performer)Columbia University. Teachers College. Concert choir (Performer)Lloyd Shaffer Orchestra (Performer)WNYC (Radio station : New York, N.Y.) (Producer)American Federation of Musicians. Local 802 (Sponsor)
Tom Scott audio collection
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1945 - 1947
Table of ContentsPart 1: Introduction (Unidentified WNYC announcer) (0:00-1:31) -- Story of the twelve (Gospel spiritual) / arranged by Tom Scott (1:36-4:03) -- [Additional remarks about Tom Scott] (Unidentified WNYC announcer) (4:17-5:15) -- The ballad of the harp weaver (World premiere; based on poem by Edna St. Vincent Millay) / Tom Scott (5:36-13:24) -- [Applause ; Closing remarks of folk music session] (Unidentified WNYC announcer) (13:25-14:14) [ends abruptly]Part 2 [Excerpts from V-Disc no. 594, side B, released March 1946]: Love letters / Victor Young-lyrics by Edward Heyman (0:00-2:35) -- What a deal / Jay Livingston-lyrics by Ray Evans (2:39-5:29)
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LJ-16 11651
TopicsRadio programs, MusicalSongs (Low voice) with guitarChoruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with orchestraSpirituals (Songs)Monologues with music (Chorus with orchestra)Popular music -- 1941-1950Big band musicAmerican Music Festival
GenresPopular music radio programsRadio programsMusic
NotesStatement of responsibility: music arranged and written by Tom Scott. Love Letters / Young-Heyman. What a deal / Livingston-Evans.Titles from original audio disc label and audio."Tom Scott; WNYC; 22Feb; Harp weavers"--From original audio disc (Side 1).The concert (Part 1) was held at New York Times Hall, and it was sponsored by Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians and Local 1 of International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees.Performers: Part 1. 1st work: Tom Scott, vocals, guitar and arranger. 2nd work: Tom Scott, narrator ; Doris Johnson, harp ; Teacher's College Choir ; [Columbia University Orchestra] ; Dr. Harry Wilson, conductor ; [featuring unidentified WNYC announcer]. Part 2. 1st work: Perry Como, vocals ; Lloyd Shaffer and his orchestra. 2nd work: Martha Tilton, vocals ; with orchestra.Venue: Broadcast WNYC-FM, recorded live at [New York] Times Hall, New York, New York 1947 February 22 (Part 1); Originally recorded V-Disc 1945 (recording date?) March 1946 (release date) (Part 2).Acquisition: Separated from; Music Division, Tom Scott papers, 1912-1970 (bulk 1942-1960); JPB 12-08.Acquisition: Gift; Susanna Scott; 2011.Forms part of: Tom Scott audio collection, 1941-1960.
Physical DescriptionAudio discExtent: 1 audio disc (19 min., 43 sec.) : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, aluminum-based lacquer, mono ; 16 in.
DescriptionPart 1 includes an excerpt from the closing concert of the 8th annual American Music Festival, originally broadcast by WNYC on February 22, 1947. The audio only contains two works arranged/composed by Tom Scott. Part 2 includes two Big Band favorites originally issued on V-Discs in March 1946.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 948693393NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20952616Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 39a4bff0-0c22-0135-258b-293d75d227cb
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