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Three sax/piano pop songs ; Mole variations for recorders

Title
Three sax/piano pop songs ; Mole variations for recorders / music by Tom Scott. [Home recordings]: Writing background noise ; [Excerpt, end of] Red alert: a short synopsis / dictated by Tom Scott ; Telephone calls, [1958-08] / with Donna Ricca and Tom Scott. Part of a radio dramatization of the Gettysburg Address, [1947-11-19].
Publication
1947-1958.

Available Online

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Details

Additional Authors
Found In
Tom Scott audio collection, 1941-1960.
Description
5 streaming audio files (28:45) : digital, mono.
Alternative Title
  • Tom Scott audio collection.
  • Red alert.
Subject
Genre/Form
  • Science fiction.
  • Drama.
Note
  • Title from original audiotape reel container.
  • "17"--From original audiotape container spine.
  • "Teo Macero Sax (pop songs); Mole Variations for recorder"--From original audiotape reel container.
Access (note)
  • Access to original item restricted. Patrons can access streaming audio only at the Library for Performing Arts Research Center.
Source (note)
  • Music Division, Tom Scott papers,
Language (note)
  • Spoken in English, sung (Part 4 only) in Italian.
Linking Entry (note)
  • Forms part of: Tom Scott audio collection, 1941-1960.
Contents
  • Part 1: Saxophone and piano jazz/pop music tracks: no. 1 ; no. 2 ; no. 3 / music by Tom Scott -- Mole [theme and] variations for [two] recorders: Opening narrration ("I am Miff, said the mole...") [words written by Jim Moran; some music later used as themes for "Sophocles, the hyena", ca. 1957] ; Introduction of recorders (tenor and bass) ; Theme ; Theme played backwards ; Variations: Gavotte (bass) ; Mazurka (bass and tenor) ; Polka (bass and tenor) ; Waltz (bass and tenor) ; Gigue (tenor and bass) [ends abruptly] (Tom Scott, narrator) / music by Tom Scott (10:04)
  • Part 2: Home recording (slight background noise, writing?) (4:32)
  • Part 3: [Excerpt, end of] "Red alert: [a] short synopsis" (3:00) / [a science-fiction movie idea about life in Venus; the hero Zomaz meets women from Venus] / idea dictated by Tom Scott.
  • Part 4: [Telephone calls (August 1958)] (10:01): Tom Scott and Donna Ricca's conversation ; Tom sings a Verdi recitative ("Freddo sepolcro") before aria ("Il lacerato spirito") from "Simon Boccanegra" ; Donna Ricca's audio [slightly erratic] ; Tom talks about trouble of receiving payments to Tom Scott Interprises, and talks about his work on three "Camera Three" episodes: "The tell-tale heart" (originally broadcast 8/24/58), "Ivy day [in the committee room]" (originally broadcast 8/17/58) and "Emily Dickinson: [Portrait of a poet]" (originally broadcast 8/10/58).
  • Part 5: [Unidentified] Short old (radio) broadcast clip of a dramatic interpretation of the day before the Gettysburg Address (originally broadcast 11/19/47) [ends abruptly]
Call Number
*LT-7-A 4072
OCLC
941849045
Title
Three sax/piano pop songs ; Mole variations for recorders / music by Tom Scott. [Home recordings]: Writing background noise ; [Excerpt, end of] Red alert: a short synopsis / dictated by Tom Scott ; Telephone calls, [1958-08] / with Donna Ricca and Tom Scott. Part of a radio dramatization of the Gettysburg Address, [1947-11-19].
Production
1947-1958.
Playing Time
001004 000432 000300 001001 000108
Type of Content
performed music
spoken word
Type of Medium
audio
computer
Type of Carrier
audiotape reel
online resource
Performer
Part 1: Teo Macero, tenor saxophone ; [with unidentfied piano] (1st-3rd works) ; [2 unidentified recorders (tenor and bass)] (4th work) ; Tom Scott, composer and narrator (4th work). Parts 2-4: Tom Scott, recording engineer, singer (Part 4 only) and added commentary. Part 5: [Unidentified narrator and 2 actors playing Ward Lamon and Abraham Lincoln)]
Event
Recorded Tom Scott's house, New York, New York [195-?] (Parts 1-3) [August 1958] (Part 4); Broadcast? [New York, New York] 1947 November 19 (Part 5).
Summary
This is a medley of Tom Scott homemade recordings made between 1947 and 1958.
Access
Access to original item restricted. Patrons can access streaming audio only at the Library for Performing Arts Research Center.
Original Version
Archival original: (1 audiotape reel : analog, 7 1/2 ips and 3 3/4 ips, full-track, mono, NAB ; 7 in.) in *LT-7-A 4072; originally re-wound from a 5 in. audiotape reel.
Language
Spoken in English, sung (Part 4 only) in Italian.
Linking Entry
Forms part of: Tom Scott audio collection, 1941-1960.
Local Note
Preservation files: (5 audio files : digital, WAV file, 96 kHz, 24 bit), in long term storage, Digital Library Processing server [myh_lt7a4072_v01f01_em (Part 1), myh_lt7a4072_v01f02r01_em (Part 2), myh_lt7a4072_v01f02r02_em (Part 3), myh_lt7a4072_v01f02r03_em (Part 4) and myh_lt7a4072_v01f03_em (Part 5)].
Source
Separated from; Music Division, Tom Scott papers, 1912-1970 (bulk 1942-1960); JPB 12-08.
Connect to:
Added Author
Moran, Jim, author.
Scott, Tom, 1912-1961, composer.
Scott, Tom, 1912-1961, commentator.
Ricca, Donna, commentator.
Macero, Teo, 1925-2008, performer.
Scott, Tom, 1912-1961, performer.
Container of (work): Scott, Tom, 1912-1961. Mole variations, recorders (2)
Container of (work): Scott, Tom, 1912-1961. Sax pop songs, saxophone, piano.
Scott, Susanna, donor.
Added Title
Tom Scott audio collection.
Red alert.
Found In:
Tom Scott audio collection, 1941-1960.
Research Call Number
*LT-7-A 4072
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