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Title
Museum of Mod[ern] Art concert, 1954-03-11
Additional title: Works. Selections
Additional title: Where go the boats
Additional title: Autumn fires
Additional title: Wind
Names
Scott, Tom, 1912-1961 (Composer)
Scott, Tom, 1912-1961 (Commentator)
Vardi, Emanuel (Conductor)
Blossom, Bob (Narrator)
Millay, Edna St. Vincent, 1892-1950 (Lyricist)
Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894 (Lyricist)
Macero, Teo, 1925-2008 (Performer)
Tustin, Whitney (Performer)
Salvi, Victor (Performer)
Eichenbaum, Bernard (Performer)
Kay, Richard, (Cellist) (Performer)
Reed, Susan, 1926-2010 (Performer)
Bergen, Eugene (Performer)
Belnick, Arnold (Performer)
Janov, Helen (Performer)
Kunicki, Raymond (Performer)
Raisen, Blanche (Performer)
Airoff, Helene (Performer)
Schwartz, David, violist (Performer)
Kroyt, Claire (Performer)
Prinz, Milton (Performer)
Mensch, Homer R (Performer)
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.) (Sponsor)
Musicians Performance Trust Fund (Sponsor)
American Federation of Musicians. Local 802 (Sponsor)
Collection

Tom Scott audio collection

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1954-03-11
Table of Contents
Part 1: Music for string orchestra (1943) (0:01-9:19) -- Lento for saxophone and strings (1944; world premiere performance) (9:24-16:13) -- Scherzo for oboe and strings (1945; world premiere performance) (16:20-21:46) -- From the Sacred Harp (1946) (21:51-28:55) |||| Part 2: Ballad of the harp weaver (1947) / text by Edna St. Vincent Millay (0:01-8:24) -- Binorie variations for solo violin, cello, harp and strings (1953) (8:27-18:47) -- Three songs for children, from "A child's garden of verse" by Robert Louis Stevenson (1954; world premiere performance): Where go the boats (18:55-20:48) ; Autumn fires (20:49-22:36) ; The wind (22:42-24:16) -- Canon, passacagla procession from "Sophocles, the Hyena" [adapted from symphonic version] (1954) (24:19-27:52) -- [Applause] (27:57-28:18) -- Closing words of thanks from composer (Tom Scott, commentator) (28:19-30:13)
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LT-7-A 4089
Topics
Scherzos
String orchestra music
Saxophone with string orchestra
Oboe with string orchestra
Monologues with music
Variations (Harp, violin, cello with string orchestra)
Songs (High voice) with string orchestra
Millay, Edna St. Vincent, 1892-1950. Ballad of the harp weaver
Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894. Child's garden of verses. Selections
Scott, Tom, 1912-1961. Music, string orchestra
Scott, Tom, 1912-1961. Lentos, saxophone, string orchestra
Scott, Tom, 1912-1961. Scherzos, oboe, string orchestra
Scott, Tom, 1912-1961. Sacred harp. Selections
Scott, Tom, 1912-1961. Ballad of the harp weaver
Scott, Tom, 1912-1961. Binorie variations
Scott, Tom, 1912-1961. Songs for children
Scott, Tom, 1912-1961. Sophocles the Hyena. Selections; arranged
Genres
Music
Demo recordings
Adaptations
Notes
Source note: Title from cataloger; additional notes and credits from original concert program (JPB 12-08, b. 6, f. 7)
Numbering: "7"--From original audiotape reel container spine.
Funding: Concert was sponsored by the Musicians Performance Trust Fund and Local 802.
Performers: Teo Macero, saxophone (Part 1: 2nd work) ; Whitney Tustin, oboe (Part 1: 3rd work) ; Victor Salvi, harp (Part 2: 1st-2nd and 4th works) ; Bob Blossom, narrator (Part 2: 1st work) ; Bernard Eichenbaum, violin (Part 2: 2nd work) ; Richard Kay, cello (Part 2: 2nd work) ; Susan Reed, soprano (Part 2: 3rd-5th works) ; with unidentified horn player(Part 2: 6th work) ; and string orchestra (Bernard Eichenbaum, Eugene Bergen, Arnold Belnick, Helen Janov, Raymond Kunicki, Blanche Raisen and Helene Airoff, violins ; David Schwartz and Claire Kroyt, violas ; Richard Kay and Milton Prinz, cello ; Homer Mensch, double bass) (Part 1: 1st-4th works; Part 2: 1st-3rd, 5th-6th works) ; Emanuel Vardi, conductor ; with additional commentary by Tom Scott.
Venue: Recorded live (tape later edited) Museum of Modern Art (MOMA), New York, New York 1954 March 11.
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: 1 audiotape reel (59 min., 14 sec.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, half-track, mono, NAB ; 7 in.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 945553721
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20925480
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ba027970-5214-0136-2426-71d17c1136b3
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1912: Creator Born
  • 1954: Created
  • 1961: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Museum of Mod[ern] Art concert, 1954-03-11 " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1954. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/4412f000-c36f-0133-2380-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Museum of Mod[ern] Art concert, 1954-03-11 " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 29, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/4412f000-c36f-0133-2380-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1954). Museum of Mod[ern] Art concert, 1954-03-11 Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/4412f000-c36f-0133-2380-60f81dd2b63c

Wikipedia Citation

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Museum of Mod[ern] Art concert, 1954-03-11