Rehearsal piano music for West Side waltz
NamesHepburn, Katharine, 1907-2003 (Performer)Thompson, Ernest, 1949- (Arranger)Hepburn, Katharine, 1907-2003 (Commentator)Fratti, Laura (Performer)
Katharine Hepburn audiovisual materials
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1981
Table of Contents[Act 1, scene 1]: My mother's exercise (scales) -- [Act 1, scene 2, cue 2]: [no. 31 from "Schule der] Geläufigkeit (2 times) / Czerny -- [Act 1, scene 2, cue 5]: [Excerpt] Bach concerto (Lyrical section) [BWV 1052, first movement: Allegro]: 1st attempt ; 2nd attempt (longer version) [audio track erratic] / J. S. Bach -- [Act 1, scene 3, cue 2]: [Excerpt] Bach concerto (Agitated) [BWV 1052, first movement: Allegro (Beginning)] / J. S. Bach -- [Act 2, scene 1]: [Excerpt] Tempest sonata: (Piano sonata no. 17, third movement: Allegretto) / Beethoven -- [Act 2, scene 3]: [Excerpt] Wine women, and song / J. Strauss II [audio erratic] -- [Excerpt] Bach concerto [BWV 1052, first movement: Allegro] / J. S. Bach -- [Commentary by Katharine Hepburn] -- [Excerpts] Bach concerto [BWV 1052, third movement: Allegro] Version 1 ; Version 2 / J. S. Bach.
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LTC-A 1396
TopicsWaltzesConcertos (Piano)Sonatas (Piano)PianoPiano musicMusic rehearsalsCzerny, Carl, 1791-1857. Schule der Geläufigkeit. No. 31. SelectionsBach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750. Concertos, harpsichord, string orchestra, BWV 1052, D minor. Selections; arrangedBeethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827. Sonatas, piano, no. 17, op. 31, no. 2, D minor. Allegretto. Selections; arrangedStrauss, Johann, 1825-1899. Wein, Weib, Gesang. Selections; arranged
NotesSource note: Title from cataloger.Source note: "Scale-Mother ; Gelaufigkeit-Czerny ; Bach lyrical" --From original audiocassette label.Content: Side 1 only.Performers: [Laura Fratti, piano] ; Katharine Hepburn, commentary ; [Unidentified recording engineer?]Venue: Recording Ethel Barrymore Theatre, New York, N. Y. 1981.Acquisition: Separated from; Billy Rose Theatre Division, Katharine Hepburn papers, 1854-1997 (bulk 1928-1994); 2007.Source note: Forms part of: Katharine Hepburn audiovisual materials, *L(Special) 08-31.
Physical DescriptionAudiocassetteExtent: 1 audiocassette (8 min., 51 sec.) : analog, mono, Dolby B
DescriptionThis recording is a rundown (rehearsal) of piano pieces excerpts being used for cues for scenes in both Act 1 and 2 of the Broadway play "The West Side waltz", and as a practice tape for Katharine Hepburn. Not all of the music featured in the play is on this recording. Ms. Hepburn piano teacher/consulant Laura Fratti is performing the pieces as Ms. Hepburn and an unidentified audio enginner (?) provides additional commentary.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 903912194NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20535478Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cf9696e0-b883-0133-432f-60f81dd2b63c
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