McGuinn, Richard. col
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
- 583 sound tape reels : analog.
- 505 sound tape reels : analog ; 7 in.
- 78 sound tape reels : analog ; 10 in.
Access restricted; advance notification required.
The collection consists of noncommercial recordings primarily of opera performances from 1936 to 1981 by majorAmerican and European houses, collected and in many cases recorded by Richard McGuinn. Opera houses represented include the Bayreuth Festival, Covent Garden, La Scala, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Metropolitan Opera, Salzburg Festival, San Francisco Opera, and the Vienna State Opera.The recordings were privately made in-house or from radio broadcasts.
Also included in the collection are radio broadcasts from the late 1960's to 1981 of concerts by major Americanorchestras and performances by jazz and popular music artists.
Richard McGuinn was an avid collector of recorded opera and classical music, and a recording hobbyist.
Controlled Access Terms
- Orchestral music.
- Popular music.
- Radio programs, Musical.
- Sound recordings.
Additional Creator Names
- Lyric Opera of Chicago.
- Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
- Royal Opera House (London, England)
- San Francisco Opera.
- Teatro alla Scala.
- Wiener Staatsopera.
- Bayreuther Festspiele.
- Salzburger Festspiele.