Voice of America.
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
- 1424 sound discs : analog, 33 rpm.
Collection is open to the public. Users never directly handle sound recordings. Listening selections are transmitted through a playback system. Original items which have not been transferred may require advance notification for use.
The collection contains a wide variety of musical programsprepared for rebroadcast over Voice of America stations. Included in the Archives' holdings are: various Bing Crosby shows (including Kraft Music Hall, Chesterfield, and Philco Radio time), Ford Evening Hour, and Harvest of Stars radio programs. Also included are performances of various symphony orchestras including: the Boston Symphony,New York Philharmonic, NBC Symphony, and Philadelphia Orchestra, as well as recordings of the American Music Festival and the Festival of the American Music.
Broadcasting organization of the United States government founded in 1941 as a division of the Office of War Information. The Voice of America recorded radio programsfrom commercial radio stations in the United States and rebroadcast them in Europe.
Controlled Access Term
- Radio programs -- United States.
Additional Creator Names
- Crosby, Bing, 1903-1977.
- Boston Symphony Orchestra.
- New York Philharmonic.
- Philadelphia Orchestra.
- NBC Symphony Orchestra.
- Kraft music hall (Radio program)
- Ford evening hour (Radio program)
- Harvest of stars (Radio program)