Museum of Mod[ern] Art concert, 1954-03-11 Additional title: Works. SelectionsAdditional title: Where go the boatsAdditional title: Autumn firesAdditional title: Wind
NamesScott, 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)
Tom Scott audio collection
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1954-03-11
Table of ContentsPart 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 locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LT-7-A 4089
TopicsScherzosString orchestra musicSaxophone with string orchestraOboe with string orchestraMonologues with musicVariations (Harp, violin, cello with string orchestra)Songs (High voice) with string orchestraMillay, Edna St. Vincent, 1892-1950. Ballad of the harp weaverStevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894. Child's garden of verses. SelectionsScott, Tom, 1912-1961. Music, string orchestraScott, Tom, 1912-1961. Lentos, saxophone, string orchestraScott, Tom, 1912-1961. Scherzos, oboe, string orchestraScott, Tom, 1912-1961. Sacred harp. SelectionsScott, Tom, 1912-1961. Ballad of the harp weaverScott, Tom, 1912-1961. Binorie variationsScott, Tom, 1912-1961. Songs for childrenScott, Tom, 1912-1961. Sophocles the Hyena. Selections; arranged
NotesSource 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 DescriptionAudiotape reelExtent: 1 audiotape reel (59 min., 14 sec.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, half-track, mono, NAB ; 7 in.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 945553721NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20925480Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ba027970-5214-0136-2426-71d17c1136b3
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