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Title
ASCAP radio interview with Virgil Thomson
Names
Rhodes, Roger (Donor)
Thomson, Virgil, 1896-1989 (Interviewee)
Bookspan, Martin (Interviewer)
American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (Sponsor)
Collection

ASCAP sponsored radio interviews with musicians and composers collection

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1960 - 1969 (Approximate)
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LT-7-A 2842
Topics
Thomson, Virgil, 1896-1989
Thomson, Virgil, 1896-1989 -- Lord Byron
Composers -- United States
Music critics -- United States
Genres
Radio programs
Interviews
Notes
Numbering: Interviewer mistakenly announced as Billy Taylor, is in fact Martin Bookspan.
Additional physical form: Service compact disc (1 sound disc : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.) available in *LDC 45122, tracks 1-7.
Acquisition: Gift; Roger Rhodes; 2007.
Content: Forms part of the ASCAP sponsored radio interviews with musicians and composers collection, *L(Special) 07-11.
Physical Description
Audiotape reel
Extent: 1 sound tape reel (30 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, stereo. ; 7 in.
Description
Martin Bookspan interviews American composer and music critic Virgil Thomson. Thomson speaks about his career as a composer. He discusses such topics as a variety of styles in contemporary music in the USA; his work with various genres of music; his prolonged period in Paris, and his French influences; and his work as a chief music critic for the New York Herald Tribune. The composer also introduces his opera Lord Byron.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 458579720
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18162081
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bb560df0-7702-0136-1882-1b562357c3d9
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1960: Created (Approximate)
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "ASCAP radio interview with Virgil Thomson" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1960 - 1969. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/aa54c2d0-c35d-0133-e8ef-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "ASCAP radio interview with Virgil Thomson" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 20, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/aa54c2d0-c35d-0133-e8ef-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1960 - 1969). ASCAP radio interview with Virgil Thomson Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/aa54c2d0-c35d-0133-e8ef-60f81dd2b63c

Wikipedia Citation

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ASCAP radio interview with Virgil Thomson