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Title
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 twelve
Additional title: Tom Scott audio collection
Names
Scott, 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)
Collection

Tom Scott audio collection

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1945 - 1947
Table of Contents
Part 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 locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LJ-16 11651
Topics
Radio programs, Musical
Songs (Low voice) with guitar
Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with orchestra
Spirituals (Songs)
Monologues with music (Chorus with orchestra)
Popular music -- 1941-1950
Big band music
American Music Festival
Genres
Popular music radio programs
Radio programs
Music
Notes
Statement 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 Description
Audio disc
Extent: 1 audio disc (19 min., 43 sec.) : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, aluminum-based lacquer, mono ; 16 in.
Description
Part 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 Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Spanish, Castilian
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 948693393
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20952616
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 39a4bff0-0c22-0135-258b-293d75d227cb
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1912: Creator Born
  • 1945: Created (Approximate)
  • 1961: Creator Died
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Closing concert of 8th annual American Music Festival" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1945 - 1947. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a3dd7b70-c376-0133-a022-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Closing concert of 8th annual American Music Festival" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 19, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a3dd7b70-c376-0133-a022-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1945 - 1947). Closing concert of 8th annual American Music Festival Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a3dd7b70-c376-0133-a022-60f81dd2b63c

Wikipedia Citation

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Closing concert of 8th annual American Music Festival