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Ni ku ssu fan = A nun seeking worldly pleasure

Title
Ni ku ssu fan = A nun seeking worldly pleasure
Author
Delza, Sophia.
Publication
[Between 1955 and 196-?]
Electronic Resource
Streaming audio (Ni ku ssu fan) available only on site at NYPL Research Libraries.

Details

Found In
Sophia Delza papers 1903-1996 (S) *MGZMD 155
Description
One audio streaming file (approximately 10 minutes): digital, stereo
Alternative Title
  • Nun seeking worldly pleasure
  • Sophia Delza papers 1903-1996 (S) *MGZMD 155 Audio
Subject
Note
  • Unidentified female (Sophia Delza?) recites, in English, to the accompaniment of traditional Chinese music, what may be an except from the libretto of the Chinese opera A nun seeking worldly pleasure (Ni ku ssu fan). The place and date could not be identified.
  • Title supplied by cataloger.
  • Tentative identification of the performer as Sophia Delza is based in part on comparison of the recording to a known recording of Delza's voice. Tentative identification of the work being performed as the Chinese opera A nun seeking worldly pleasure (Ni ku ssu fan) is based on the handwritten note on the original container (Nun ni ku) and its content.
  • Sound quality is excellent.
Access (note)
  • Patrons may access streaming audio only on site at NYPL Research Libraries.
Funding (note)
  • The conservation and cataloging of this recording was made possible in part by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. The support of the National Endowment for the Arts is also gratefully acknowledged.
Linking Entry (note)
  • Audio separated from Sophia Delza papers 1908-1996 (S) *MGZMD 155
OCLC
927009832
Author
Delza, Sophia.
Title
Ni ku ssu fan = A nun seeking worldly pleasure
Production
[Between 1955 and 196-?]
Type of Content
spoken word
Type of Medium
audio
Type of Carrier
online resource
Restricted Access
Patrons may access streaming audio only on site at NYPL Research Libraries.
Event
Recorded by Sophia Delza? possibly between 1955 and 196-?
Funding
The conservation and cataloging of this recording was made possible in part by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. The support of the National Endowment for the Arts is also gratefully acknowledged.
Original Version
Original format: one sound reel (approximately 10 minutes); 7"; acetate; full-track; 7.5 ips; transferred to wav file and streaming file (myd_mgzto73044_v01f01_sc) formats in 2015.
Linking Entry
Audio separated from Sophia Delza papers 1908-1996 (S) *MGZMD 155
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Sophia Delza papers 1903-1996 (S) *MGZMD 155 Audio
Sophia Delza papers 1903-1996 (S) *MGZMD 155
Added Title
Nun seeking worldly pleasure
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