Eric Siday famous commercials

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Eric Siday famous commercials
Siday, Eric (Composer)
Siday, Eric (Commentator)
Farrell, Wes (Producer)

Eric Siday collection of sound recordings

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1960 - 1979 (Approximate)
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LT-7-A 4141
Siday, Eric
Radio advertising -- United States
Television commercials -- United States
Radio broadcasting -- Sound effects
Television broadcasting -- Sound effects
Electronic music
Computer music
Composers -- United States
Radio commercials
Television commercials
Content: Title derived from note on original tape container and audition; date approximated.
Content: "Great for Demo : All of/Eric's Famous commercials + CD's"-- On original container.
Content: Enclosed in container 1 pencil-written note: "Excellent!! Walter Collins describes Erics [Eric's] work - Commercials. 9/9/83 Logos?"
Content: 2 items (reel and note) have Steve Horenstein's catalog numbers 55a (reel), 55b (note) listed and described in "Eric Siday Archive : original tapes and soundfiles copies" and "Siday tape list (original by Alice Shields)" held by LPA.
Content: Streaming file transferred from original audio tape.
Creation/production credits: Wes Farrell, electronic (producer?)
Performers: Eric Siday, commentator. Unidentified broadcasters.
Venue: Recorded in New York between 1960s and 1970s.
Acquisition: Gift; Eric & Edith Siday Charitable Foundation, 1998.
Content: Forms part of: Eric Siday collection, *L(Special) 98-17, 99-06.
Physical Description
Audiotape reel
Extent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 10 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips., full-track mono ; 7 in.
Compilation of brand identification sound effects for the commercials of the following companies: Maxwell House Coffee, Westinghouse, American Express, ABC Network News, ABC Television Network, CBS Television Networks and others. Brief reference to Siday's innovating work in electroacoustic music that includes his voiced commentary.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
RLIN/OCLC: 953109564
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21009519
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cd56de70-2a0e-0136-9279-01b3d77edfc7
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Item timeline of events

  • 1960: Created (Approximate)
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2023: Found by you!
  • 2024

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Eric Siday famous commercials