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Robert Herridge Theater: episode [4]
Additional title: Easter story
Additional title: Robert Herridge Theater (Television program)
Scott, Tom, 1912-1961 (Composer)
Scott, Tom, 1912-1961 (Conductor)
Kane, Michael, 1922-2007 (Narrator)
Herridge, Robert, 1914-1981 (Producer)
Columbia Symphony Orchestra (Performer)

Tom Scott audio collection

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1959
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LT-7-A 4081
Jesus Christ -- Passion
Jesus Christ -- Resurrection
Easter stories
Piano music
Scott, Tom, 1912-1961. Easter story
Demo recordings
Filmed performances
Television music
Source note: Title from cataloger; credits from the Classic TV Archive (CTVA) webpage and notes.
Numbering: "54; Easter story (nar[rator] over music)"--From original audiotape reel container.
Content: Includes notes (1 p.) for part 1, handwritten in pencil on file.
Performers: Tom Scott, composer and conductor ; [Columbia Symphony Orchestra?] ; [Michael Kane, narrator] ; Robert Herridge, producer.
Venue: Recorded [CBS] Studio 61, New York, New York [1959] (music)
Acquisition: Separated from; Music Division, Tom Scott papers, 1912-1970 (bulk 1942-1960); JPB 12-08.
Acquisition: Gift; Susanna Scott; 2011.
Physical Description
Audiotape reel
Extent: 1 audiotape reel (28 min., 11 sec.) : analog, mostly 7 1/2 ips and 3 3/4 ips, half-track, mono, NAB ; 7 in.
Part 1 is a demo recording of both music and narration of episode 4 of "The Robert Herridge Theater" for "The Easter Story" (original airdate: October 29, 1959), as the narrator tells the story of Jesus Christ's trial, death and resurrection, using the verses of the four gospels: Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. In Part 2, composer Tom Scott tests his microphone at home, by recording his speaking voice, him playing the piano and an excerpt of a radio weather report by an unidentified female reporter.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
RLIN/OCLC: 944344747
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20914924
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3a1b8800-47fa-0136-20f2-33d55feb1b38
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1912: Creator Born
  • 1959: Created
  • 1961: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
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MLA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Robert Herridge Theater" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1959.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Robert Herridge Theater" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 26, 2024.

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1959). Robert Herridge Theater Retrieved from

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Robert Herridge Theater