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Fanfare and Cantilena : first performance [edited copy]

Title
Fanfare and Cantilena : first performance [edited copy], 1952-11-12 / music by Tom Scott. [Tom Scott dictating some thoughts about the record industry concerning popular music to someone named Desmond [Slattery]; this tape may have been used to dictate a few letters], 1954.
Publication
1952, [1954?].

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Details

Additional Authors
  • Whitney, Robert, 1904-1986
  • Scott, Tom, 1912-1961
  • Scott, Tom, 1912-1961.
  • Louisville Orchestra, performer.
Found In
Tom Scott audio collection, 1941-1960.
Description
2 streaming audio files (33:02) : digital, mono.
Alternative Title
  • Fanfare & Cantilena
  • Tom Scott audio collection.
Subjects
Note
  • Title from original audiotape reel container and collection metadata.
  • "Fan & Can; L'ville Symphony; 7 1/2; 10""--From original audiotape container.
Access (note)
  • Access to original item restricted. Patrons can access streaming audio only onsite 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]: Fanfare and Cantilena [first performance, edited copy] (0:04-11:04) / Tom Scott.
  • [Part 2]: [Excerpt, to end] 1st letter dictation to Desmond [Slattery] (0:00-10:59): Thoughts about the record industry and the influence on it by youth, DJs and popular music (Rock 'n' Roll) ; Ideas of setting up a record company ; Westminister Choir College and its history ; talking about his "The creation", a choral piece he wrote for WCC five years before (1949) ; Idea to record the great choral music and send it to Westminister grads ; Sources of distribution (Jim Moran? Birdfeed stores? etc.) ; Aquilla Records ; News of the family and his friend John Hodges -- 2nd letter dictation [form letter] to music editors in charge of American contemporary music (11:01-13:15): Preparing a Labor Day concert in honor of American Labor ... ; Need suggestions of appropriate material (like Aaron Copland's "John Henry", "Johnny Appleseed", "Ballad for Americans" and George Kleinsinger's "I hear America singing", for example) -- [Excerpt, First part] 3rd letter dictation [first draft and rough outline of science-fiction film script] of his own "Red alert" (13:18-21:58) [ends abruptly, Tom's daughter Susanna "Suki" is yelling in the background]
Call Number
*LT-7-A 4095
OCLC
953736173
Title
Fanfare and Cantilena : first performance [edited copy], 1952-11-12 / music by Tom Scott. [Tom Scott dictating some thoughts about the record industry concerning popular music to someone named Desmond [Slattery]; this tape may have been used to dictate a few letters], 1954.
Production
1952, [1954?].
Playing Time
001104 002158
Type of Content
performed music
spoken word
Type of Medium
audio
computer
Type of Carrier
audiotape reel
online resource
Performer
Part 1: Louisville Symphony [Louisville Orchestra] ; Robert Whitney, conductor. Part 2: Tom Scott, dictation and added commentary.
Event
Recorded Louisville, Kentucky 1952 November 12 (Part 1); Letter dictation recorded Tom Scott's house, New York, New York [1954?] (Part 2)
Summary
Part 1 includes an edited version of the first performance of Tom Scott's "Fanfare and Cantilena", originally recorded on November 12, 1952. Part 2 includes three different letter dictation tapes made by Tom Scott at home.
Access
Access to original item restricted. Patrons can access streaming audio only onsite 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, half-track, mono, NAB ; 7 in.) in *LT-7-A 4095.
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_lt7a4095_v01f01_em (Part 1) and myh_lt7a4095_v01f02_em (Part 2)].
Source
Separated from; Music Division, Tom Scott papers, 1912-1970 (bulk 1942-1960); JPB 12-08.
Connect to:
NYPL Digital Collections
Added Author
Whitney, Robert, 1904-1986, conductor.
Scott, Tom, 1912-1961, commentator.
Container of (work): Scott, Tom, 1912-1961. Fanfare and Cantilena.
Container of (work): Scott, Tom, 1912-1961. Red alert. Selections.
Louisville Orchestra, performer.
Scott, Susanna, commentator.
Scott, Susanna, donor.
Added Title
Fanfare & Cantilena
Tom Scott audio collection.
Found In:
Tom Scott audio collection, 1941-1960.
Research Call Number
*LT-7-A 4095
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