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The Hiroshima Peace Concert
Thomas, Michael Tilson, 1944- (Conductor)
Ishikawa, Takaichi (Director)
Hiraoka, Takashi, 1944- (Commentator)
Totsuka, Naohiro (Performer)
Sutherland, Robin (Instrumentalist)
Short, Kevin (Bass-baritone) (Singer)
Rosenshein, Neil (Singer)
Satō, Shinobu, 1958- (Singer)
Teshima, Masako (Singer)
Hiroshima Kōkyō Gakudan (Performer)
Shin-Hiroshima Telecasting Co (Production company)
Special Chorus of Hiroshima Chorus Association (Performer)
Fuji Terebijon, Kabushiki Kaisha (Production company)
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.) (Broadcaster)
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.) (Broadcaster)
Pacific Music Festival. Orchestra (Performer)

Margaret Carson audio-visual materials

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1995-08-18
Date Created: 1995-08-06
Table of Contents
Mayor of Hiroshima address / Hiraoka -- Showa-Shoah / Thomas -- The age of axiety / L. Bernstein -- Firebird suite / Stravinsky -- Symphony no. 9: Ode to joy / Beethoven.
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LVH 2718
Symphonies -- Excerpts
Orchestral music
Symphonies (Piano with orchestra)
Suites (Orchestra)
Tilson Thomas, Michael, 1944- Showa-Shoah
Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990. Age of anxiety
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971. Zhar-ptit︠s︡a. Suite (1919)
Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827. Symphonies, no. 9, op. 125, D minor. Presto. Allegro assai
Hiroshima-shi (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, 1945
Television programs
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: Thirteen WNET ; produced by Shin-Hiroshima Telecasting Co and Fuji Television Network with assistance of Pacific Music Festival Foundation.
Content: Title from the opening sceen.
Venue: Broadcast on Channel 13 WNET TV, PBS in New York 1995 August 18; Recorded at Sapporo Art Park in Sapporo, Japan 1995 August 6.
Acquisition: Gift; Margaret Carson, 1992.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (VHS) (121 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
A concert commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: 905910713
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20590822
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ac62e100-4a9b-0133-a934-60f81dd2b63c
Rights Statement
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  • 1995: Created (Approximate)
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "The Hiroshima Peace Concert" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1995 - 1995.

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "The Hiroshima Peace Concert" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 27, 2020.

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The Hiroshima Peace Concert