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Closing concert of 8th annual American Music Festival, Introduction ; Story of the twelve and The ballad of the harp weaver

Title
Closing concert of 8th annual American Music Festival, [1947-02-22] : Introduction ; Story of the twelve and The ballad of the harp weaver / music arranged and written by Tom Scott. Love Letters / Young-Heyman. What a deal / Livingston-Evans.
Publication
[1945-1947]

Available Online

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Details

Additional Authors
Found In
Tom Scott audio collection, 1941-1960.
Description
2 streaming audio files (19:43) : digital, mono.
Alternative Title
  • Story of the twelve.
  • Tom Scott audio collection.
Subject
Genre/Form
  • Popular music.
  • Folk music radio programs.
Note
  • Titles from original audio disc label and audio.
  • "Tom Scott; WNYC; 22Feb; Harp weavers"--From original audio disc (Side 1).
  • The concert (Part 1) was held at New York Times Hall, and it was sponsored by Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians and Local 1 of International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees.
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,
Linking Entry (note)
  • Forms part of: Tom Scott audio collection, 1941-1960.
Contents
  • Part 1: Introduction (Unidentified WNYC announcer) (0:00-1:31) -- Story of the twelve (Gospel spiritual) / arranged by Tom Scott (1:36-4:03) -- [Additional remarks about Tom Scott] (Unidentified WNYC announcer) (4:17-5:15) -- The ballad of the harp weaver (World premiere; based on poem by Edna St. Vincent Millay) / Tom Scott (5:36-13:24) -- [Applause ; Closing remarks of folk music session] (Unidentified WNYC announcer) (13:25-14:14) [ends abruptly]
  • Part 2 [Excerpts from V-Disc no. 594, side B, released March 1946]: Love letters / Victor Young-lyrics by Edward Heyman (0:00-2:35) -- What a deal / Jay Livingston-lyrics by Ray Evans (2:39-5:29)
Call Number
*LJ-16 11651
OCLC
948693393
Title
Closing concert of 8th annual American Music Festival, [1947-02-22] : Introduction ; Story of the twelve and The ballad of the harp weaver / music arranged and written by Tom Scott. Love Letters / Young-Heyman. What a deal / Livingston-Evans.
Production
[1945-1947]
Playing Time
001414 000529
Type of Content
performed music
spoken word
Type of Medium
audio
computer
Type of Carrier
audio disc
online resource
Performer
Part 1. 1st work: Tom Scott, vocals, guitar and arranger. 2nd work: Tom Scott, narrator ; Doris Johnson, harp ; Teacher's College Choir ; [Columbia University Orchestra] ; Dr. Harry Wilson, conductor ; [featuring unidentified WNYC announcer]. Part 2. 1st work: Perry Como, vocals ; Lloyd Shaffer and his orchestra. 2nd work: Martha Tilton, vocals ; with orchestra.
Summary
Part 1 includes an excerpt from the closing concert of the 8th annual American Music Festival, originally broadcast by WNYC on February 22, 1947. The audio only contains two works arranged/composed by Tom Scott. Part 2 includes two Big Band favorites originally issued on V-Discs in March 1946.
Event
Broadcast WNYC-FM, recorded live at [New York] Times Hall, New York, New York 1947 February 22 (Part 1); Originally recorded V-Disc 1945 (recording date?) March 1946 (release date) (Part 2).
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 audio disc : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, aluminum-based lacquer, mono ; 16 in.) in *LJ-16 11651.
Linking Entry
Forms part of: Tom Scott audio collection, 1941-1960.
Local Note
Preservation files: (2 audio files : digital, WAV file, 96 kHz, 24 bit), in long term storage, Digital Library Processing server [myh_lj1611651_v01f01_em (Part 1) and myh_lj1611651_v01f02_em (Part 2)].
Source
Separated from; Music Division, Tom Scott papers, 1912-1970 (bulk 1942-1960); JPB 12-08.
Connect to:
Added Author
Scott, Tom, 1912-1961, arranger of music.
Wilson, Harry Robert, 1901-1968, conductor.
Shaffer, Lloyd, conductor.
Heyman, Edward, 1907-1981, lyricist.
Evans, Ray, 1915-2007, lyricist.
Scott, Tom, 1912-1961, performer.
Johnson, Doris (Harpist), performer.
Como, Perry, 1912-2001, performer.
Tilton, Martha, performer.
Container of (work): Scott, Tom, 1912-1961. Ballad of the harp weaver.
Adaptation of (work): Millay, Edna St. Vincent, 1892-1950. Ballad of the harp weaver.
Container of (work): Young, Victor, 1900-1956. Love letters.
Container of (work): Livingston, Jay, 1915-2001. What a deal.
Columbia University Orchestra, performer.
Columbia University. Teachers College. Concert choir, performer.
Lloyd Shaffer Orchestra, performer.
WNYC (Radio station : New York, N.Y.), broadcaster.
American Federation of Musicians. Local 802, sponsor.
International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees and Moving Picture Machine Operators of the United States and Canada. Local 1 (New York, New York), sponsor.
American Music Festival (8th : 1947 : New York Times Hall, New York, New York)
Scott, Susanna, donor.
Added Title
Story of the twelve.
Tom Scott audio collection.
Found In:
Tom Scott audio collection, 1941-1960.
Research Call Number
*LJ-16 11651
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