Frontiers of faith : performances of "Prodigal son" and "The creation"

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Title
Frontiers of faith : performances of "Prodigal son" and "The creation"
Additional title: Frontiers of faith (Television program)
Names
Johnson, James Weldon, 1871-1938 (Lyricist)
Waring, Fred, 1900-1984 (Conductor)
Duncan, Todd (Narrator)
Kaye, James R. (Producer)
Scott, Tom, 1912-1961 (Composer)
National Broadcasting Company (Presenter)
Pennsylvanians (Musical group) (Performer)
Duncan, Todd (Performer)
Collection

Tom Scott audio collection

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1953-12-06 (Inferred)
Table of Contents
[Part 1]: Frontiers of faith: [Excerpt, end of] Introduction (Unidentified televsion host) (0:03-0:22) ; Prodigal son (written in 1950) (Todd Duncan and the Fred Waring Group) (0:26-12:24) / Tom Scott-James Weldon Johnson.
[Part 2]: Frontiers of faith: [Excerpt, end of] Introduction (Unidentified televsion host) (0:00-0:10) ; Ther creation (Todd Duncan and the Fred Waring Group) (0:15-6:17) / Tom Scott-James Weldon Johnson.
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LT-7-A 4109--4110
Topics
Sacred music
Monologues with music
Prodigal son (Parable) -- Songs and music
Creation -- Songs and music
Television music
Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices), Unaccompanied
Genres
Televised performances
Music
Notes
Source note: Title from cataloger; credits from the IMDb webpage.
Additional physical form: "Prodigal son; 12 min"--From original audiotape container (5 in., *LT-7-A 4109)
Source note: "Tom Scott collection; Prodigal son; tape #11; original 5" tape rehoused"--From original audiotape container (7 in., *LT-7-A 4109)
Source note: "12; Creation; Time=6 min"--From original audiotape container (5 in., *LT-7-A 4110)
Creation/production credits: [James R. Kaye, producer (?)]
Performers: Todd Duncan, baritone and narrator ; Fred Waring Group [Fred Waring's Pennsylvanians?] ; [Fred Waring, conductor?] ; with unidentified television host.
Venue: Broadcast [NBC Studio], New York, New York 1953 December 6 (music performances from television program)
Acquisition: Separated from; Music Division, Tom Scott papers, 1912-1970 (bulk 1942-1960); JPB 12-08.
Acquisition: Gift; Susanna Scott; 2011.
Physical Description
Audiotape reel
Extent: 2 audiotape reels (18 min., 41 sec.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, full-track, mono ; 7 in.
Description
These recordings are performances of "Prodigal son" and "The creation" on the December 6, 1953 broadcast of NBC's television series "Frontiers of faith".
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 954745941
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21050105
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 00747080-3363-0135-10e9-7f2fd4e467dd
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1871: Creator Born
  • 1938: Creator Died
  • 1953: Created
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Frontiers of faith " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1953. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/164f57d0-c374-0133-a367-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Frontiers of faith " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 22, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/164f57d0-c374-0133-a367-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1953). Frontiers of faith Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/164f57d0-c374-0133-a367-60f81dd2b63c

Wikipedia Citation

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Frontiers of faith