Medley of Tom Scott homemade recordings made between 1947 and 1958

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Title
Medley of Tom Scott homemade recordings made between 1947 and 1958
Additional title: Three sax/piano pop songs ; Mole variations for recorders / [1958-08] / with Donna Ricca and Tom Scott
Names
Moran, Jim (Author)
Scott, Tom, 1912-1961 (Composer)
Scott, Tom, 1912-1961 (Performer)
Macero, Teo, 1925-2008 (Performer)
Scott, Tom, 1912-1961 (Commentator)
Collection

Tom Scott audio collection

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1947 - 1958
Place: New York, NY
Table of Contents
Part 1: Saxophone and piano jazz/pop music tracks: no. 1 ; no. 2 ; no. 3 / music by Tom Scott -- Mole [theme and] variations for [two] recorders: Opening narrration ("I am Miff, said the mole...") [words written by Jim Moran; some music later used as themes for "Sophocles, the hyena", ca. 1957] ; Introduction of recorders (tenor and bass) ; Theme ; Theme played backwards ; Variations: Gavotte (bass) ; Mazurka (bass and tenor) ; Polka (bass and tenor) ; Waltz (bass and tenor) ; Gigue (tenor and bass) [ends abruptly] (Tom Scott, narrator) / music by Tom Scott (10:04). Part 2: Home recording (slight background noise, writing?) (4:32). Part 3: [Excerpt, end of] "Red alert: [a] short synopsis" (3:00) / [a science-fiction movie idea about life in Venus; the hero Zomaz meets women from Venus] / idea dictated by Tom Scott. Part 4: [Telephone calls (August 1958)] (10:01): Tom Scott and Donna Ricca's conversation ; Tom sings a Verdi recitative ("Freddo sepolcro") before aria ("Il lacerato spirito") from "Simon Boccanegra" ; Donna Ricca's audio [slightly erratic] ; Tom talks about trouble of receiving payments to Tom Scott Interprises, and talks about his work on three "Camera Three" episodes: "The tell-tale heart" (originally broadcast 8/24/58), "Ivy day [in the committee room]" (originally broadcast 8/17/58) and "Emily Dickinson: [Portrait of a poet]" (originally broadcast 8/10/58). Part 5: [Unidentified] Short old (radio) broadcast clip of a dramatic interpretation of the day before the Gettysburg Address (originally broadcast 11/19/47) [ends abruptly]
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LT-7-A 4072
Topics
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865. Gettysburg address -- Drama
Camera three (Television program)
Recorder music (Recorders (2))
Popular music -- 1951-1960
Jazz -- 1951-1960
Saxophone and piano music
Science fiction
Television music
Operas
Radio plays
Genres
Live sound recordings
Demo recordings
Radio rehearsals
Music
Radio programs
Notes
Content: Title from original audiotape reel container. "Teo Macero Sax (pop songs); Mole Variations for recorder"--From original audiotape reel container.
Performers: Part 1: Teo Macero, tenor saxophone ; [with unidentfied piano] (1st-3rd works) ; [2 unidentified recorders (tenor and bass)] (4th work) ; Tom Scott, composer and narrator (4th work). Parts 2-4: Tom Scott, recording engineer, singer (Part 4 only) and added commentary. Part 5: [Unidentified narrator and 2 actors playing Ward Lamon and Abraham Lincoln)]
Venue: Recorded Tom Scott's house, New York, New York [195-?] (Parts 1-3) [August 1958] (Part 4); Broadcast? [New York, New York] 1947 November 19 (Part 5).
Acquisition: Separated from; Music Division, Tom Scott papers, 1912-1970 (bulk 1942-1960); JPB 12-08.
Acquisition: Gift; Susanna Scott; 2011.
Language: Spoken in English, sung (Part 4 only) in Italian.
Numbering: "17"--From original audiotape container spine.
Physical Description
Audiotape reel
Extent: 1 audiotape reel (28 min., 45 sec.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips and 3 3/4 ips, full-track, mono, NAB ; 7 in.
Originally re-wound from a 5 in. audiotape reel.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Italian
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 941849045
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20906752
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 25ec6a60-880c-0134-30ee-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1947: Created (Approximate)
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Medley of Tom Scott homemade recordings made between 1947 and 1958