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Robert Bowman collection of music recordings from radio broadcasts

Title
Robert Bowman collection of music recordings from radio broadcasts [sound recording], 1952-1963.
Author
Bowman, Robert, 1925-

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  • 195 sound tape reels : analog, mono.; 10 in.
  • analog, mono.;
Uniform Title
Voice of Firestone (Radio program)
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Genre/Form
Sound recordings.
Note
  • Some items have been transferred to preservation and service copies. Original items which have not been transferred may require advance notification for use. Refer to item descriptions in finding aid for more information.
Access (note)
  • Collection is open to the public. Users never directly handle sound recordings. Listening selections are transmitted through a playback system.
Terms of Use (note)
  • No copying of private, non-commercial material is allowed without the written permission of the proprietary rights holder. For further information contact the Curator, The Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
Indexes/Finding Aids (note)
  • Finding aid available in repository. In: *L(Special) 90-25.
Call Number
*L (Special) 90-25
Author
Bowman, Robert, 1925-
Title
Robert Bowman collection of music recordings from radio broadcasts [sound recording], 1952-1963.
Summary
The collection consists of noncommercial recordings of radio broadcasts of primarily classical music. The largest portion of the collection consists of broadcast of The New York Philharmonic, with selected concerts from 1952-1963. Conductors of the New York Philharmonic concerts on these recordings include Franco Autori, Leonard Bernstein, Guido Cantelli, Dmitri Mitropoulos, Paul Paray, George Szell, and Bruno Walter. Guest soloists include Claudio Arrau, Robert Casadesus, Van Cliburn, Clifford Curzon, Rudolf Firkušný, Zino Francescatti, Jascha Heifetz, Myra Hess, Byron Janis, Martha Lipton, Artur Rubinstein, Irmgard Seefried, Rudolf Serkin, and Richard Tucker.
Orchestras with a smaller representation of recordings in the collection include the Boston Symphony Orchestra in concerts conducted by Pierre Monteux and Charles Munch, the NBC Symphony Orchestra conducted by Guido Cantelli and Pierre Monteux, and the Concertgebouw Orchestra conducted by Eduard van Beinum, Josef Krips, and Rafael Kubelík.
Opera recordings include selected Salzburg Festival broadcasts from 1952-1958, with the Vienna Philharmonic conducted by Rudolf Baumgartner, Karl Böhm, Joseph Keilberth, and Herbert von Karajan. Böhm also conducts for the 1956 reopening of the Vienna State Opera House. Bayreuth Festival productions from 1953 and 1954 are conducted by Joseph Keilberth, Hans Knappertsbusch, and Clemens Krauss. Bayreuth vocalists include Hans Braun, Gré Brouwenstijn, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Josef Greindl, Hans Hotter, Martha Mödl, and Eleanor Steber.
Recordings of selected Firestone Hour (later the Voice of Firestone) programs from 1952 to 1956 contain opera, operetta, and orchestral selections as well as popular songs. Featured vocalists include Eugene Conley, Nadine Conner, Jerome Hines, Roberta Peters, Risë Stevens, and Ferruccio Tagliavini.
Access
Collection is open to the public. Users never directly handle sound recordings. Listening selections are transmitted through a playback system.
Terms Of Use
No copying of private, non-commercial material is allowed without the written permission of the proprietary rights holder. For further information contact the Curator, The Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound.
Indexes
Finding aid available in repository. In: *L(Special) 90-25.
Added Author
Arrau, Claudio, 1903-1991. Performer
Autori, Franco, 1903- Conductor
Baumgartner, Rudolf, 1917-2002. Conductor
Beinum, Eduard van. Conductor
Bernstein, Leonard, 1918-1990. Conductor
Böhm, Karl, 1894-1981. Conductor
Braun, Hans, 1917- voc
Brouwenstijn, Gré. voc
Cantelli, Guido. Conductor
Casadesus, Robert, 1899-1972. Performer
Cliburn, Van, 1934-2013. Performer
Conley, Eugene, 1908-1981. voc
Conner, Nadine. voc
Curzon, Clifford, 1907-1982, performer.
Fischer-Dieskau, Dietrich, 1925-2012. voc
Firkušný, Rudolf, 1912-1994. Performer
Francescatti, Zino, 1902-1991. Performer
Greindl, Josef. voc
Heifetz, Jascha, 1901-1987. Performer
Hess, Myra, Dame, 1890-1965. Performer
Hines, Jerome, 1921- voc
Hotter, Hans. voc
Janis, Byron. Performer
Karajan, Herbert von. Conductor
Keilberth, Joseph. Conductor
Knappertsbusch, Hans, 1888-1965. Conductor
Krauss, Clemens, 1893-1954. Conductor
Krips, Josef. Conductor
Kubelík, Rafael, 1914-1996. Conductor
Lipton, Martha. Performer
Mitropoulos, Dimitri, 1896-1960. Conductor
Mödl, Martha. voc
Monteux, Pierre, 1875-1964. Conductor
Munch, Charles, 1891-1968. Conductor
Paray, Paul, 1886-1979. Conductor
Peters, Roberta, 1930-2017. voc
Rubinstein, Artur, 1887-1982. Performer
Seefried, Irmgard. Performer
Serkin, Rudolf, 1903-1991. Performer
Steber, Eleanor. voc
Stevens, Risë, 1913-2013. Singer
Szell, George, 1897-1970. Conductor
Tagliavini, Ferruccio, 1913-1995. voc
Tucker, Richard, 1913-1975. Performer
Walter, Bruno, 1876-1962. Conductor
Boston Symphony Orchestra.
Concertgebouworkest.
NBC Symphony Orchestra.
New York Philharmonic.
Wiener Philharmoniker.
Wiener Staatsoper.
Bayreuther Festspiele.
Salzburger Festspiele.
Added Title
Voice of Firestone (Radio program)
Research Call Number
*L (Special) 90-25
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