ARS Audiotape Collection 1900-1991

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ARS Audiotape Collection 1900-1991

Miscellaneous tape recordings, mostly small donations, that span the history of the Archive of Recorded Sound.

15 boxes; : 419 open reel tapes, 9 audiocassettes, 60 videocassettes

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Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972

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Ezra Pound was an expatriate American poet and critic, a major figure in the early modernist poetry movement, and a fascist collaborator in Italy during World War II. His works include Ripostes (1912), Hugh Selwyn Mauberley (1920), and his 800-page epic poem, The Cantos (c. 1917–1962). Pound's contribution to poetry began in the early 20th century with his role in developing Imagism, a movement stressing precision and economy of language. Working in London as foreign editor of several American l...

Davies, Peter Maxwell, 1934-....

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British composer. From the description of Lullabye for a Royal Couple. 29th July [19]81. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270562934 Epithet: composer Title: Knight British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000297.0x000316 ...

Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974

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Duke Ellington (b. Edward Kennedy Ellington, April 29, 1899, Washington, DC–d. May 24, 1974, New York, NY) was a composer, pianist, and jazz orchestra leader. He began piano lessons at 7 and wrote his first composition, "Soda Fountain Rag", in 1914. Ellington became a more serious piano student as a teenager after hearing poolroom pianists in Washington, DC. Ellington moved to Harlem, ultimately becoming part of the Harlem Renaissance in the early 1920s. He began a regular booking at the Cott...

Stevens, Risë (1913-2013).

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American mezzo-soprano. From the description of Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, July 12, 1978 [sound recording]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155861600 American mezzo soprano. From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : [n.p.], 2 January 1962, to Mr. [Joseph] Chouinard, 1962 Jan. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270962262 Risë Stevens, 1913-2013 Risë Stevens was born in New York...

Swarthout, Gladys, 1900-1969

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Kirsten, Dorothy, 1910-1992

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Lyric soprano; b. date varies. From the description of Dorothy Kirsten collection, 1938-1951. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70958584 ...

Frankl, Victor E. (Viktor Emil), 1905-1907

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Parnes, Irwin

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Parnes was a Los Angeles-based music impresario. From the description of Collection of composers' music, 1938-1948. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 41950081 Biography Parnes was a Los Angeles-based music impresario. From the guide to the Irwin Parnes Collection of Composers' Music, 1938-1948, (University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Performing Arts Special Collections) ...

Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969

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Dwight David Eisenhower (1890-1969) was leader of the Allied forces in Europe in World War II, commander of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), and the thirty-fourth president of the United States, from January 20, 1953, to January 20, 1961. Eisenhower was born on October 14, 1890, in Denison, Texas, the third son of David Jacob Eisenhower, a railroad worker, and Ida Elizabeth Stover. In 1891, the family moved to Abilene, Kansas, where David accepted a job at a local creamery run by ...

KQED-TV (Television station : San Francisco, Calif.)

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Administrative History In 1982 Jane Muramoto produced for public broadcasting television station KQED in San Francisco, a half-hour documentary film of Kenneth Patchen's California years. Kenneth Patchen: Hurrah for Anything, conveys the personal and human side of Patchen's creativity as told by Miriam Patchen, poet Al Young, small press printer Jonathan Clark, poet and playwright James Schevill, and UCSC Special Collections libra...

Saariaho, Kaija

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Stratton, Richard A., 1931-

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Captain, United States Navy; prisoner of war in North Vietnam, 1967-1973. From the description of Richard A. Stratton papers, 1953-2003. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754870150 Biographical/Historical Note Captain, United States Navy; prisoner of war in North Vietnam, 1967-1973. From the guide to the Richard A. Stratton papers, 1953-2003, (Hoover Institution Archives) ...

Rich, Adrienne, 1929-2012

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Adrienne Cecile Rich, poet, author, feminist, and teacher, was born in Baltimore, Maryland, on May 16, 1929, the daughter of Helen (Jones) and Arnold Rice Rich. She attended the Roland Park Country School in Baltimore, Md. (1938-47). A 1951 graduate of Radcliffe College, in that year she won the Yale Younger Poets Award with the publication of her first book, A Change of World . Following her studies at Oxford University (winter 1952-53), she traveled through Europe. The following de...

Steber, Eleanor

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American soprano. From the description of Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, May 10, 1978 [sound recording]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155861510 ...

Moran, William R.

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William R. Moran earned his A.B. in geology at Stanford University in 1942. From the description of William R. Moran miscellaneous correspondence, 1944-1990. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754863972 From the description of William R. Moran Collection, 1915-1984. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754863899 Biographical/Historical Sketch William R. Moran earned his A.B. in geology at Stanford University in 1942. ...

Bacon, Ernst, 1898-1990

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Ernst Bacon, 1898-1990, was an American composer, pianist, conductor, and teacher. From the description of Papers, 1962-1976 (inclusive), 1972-1976 (bulk). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122639945 From the guide to the Ernst Bacon papers, 1962-1976 (inclusive, 1972-1976, (The New York Public Library. Music Division.) Composed 1937. First performance Chicago, 5 February 1940, Illinois Symphony Orchestra of the Works Progress Administration, the compos...

Fish (Musical group)

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Fabrizio, Margaret

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Anderson, Marian, 1897-1993

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American contralto. From the description of Collection of Test Pressings, 1936-1966. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 228821379 From the description of Collection of Music Manuscripts, ca. 1910-1980. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 228428185 From the description of Collection of Photographs, 1898-1992. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 228427170 From the description of Collection of ...

Frost, Robert, 1874-1963

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American poet from New England. Winner of the 1932 Pulitzer Prize. From the description of Letters, 1931-1943. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122464432 American Pulitzer Prize-winning poet. From the description of Letter to Mr. Beggen [?], 1928. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 86129842 Robert Frost was an American poet. From the description of Papers concerning the Kenned...

Lewis, George, 1900-1968

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Nanney, Herbert, 1918-1996

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Herbert Boswell Nanney was born in Whittier, California. He received his A.B. in Music from Whittier College in 1940, an Artist's Diploma from the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia in 1947, and an M.A. from Stanford in 1951. Nanney first came to Stanford shortly after receiving his A.B., serving as assistant to university organist William D. Allen. He left Stanford to attend the Curtis Institute of Music in 1941. In August 1942 he was inducted into the Army. While stationed in Paris from...

Free Speech Movement (Berkeley, Calif.)

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The Free Speech Movement (FSM) of Berkeley, California was a series of large and student-led protests on the UC Berkeley campus during late 1964 and early 1965. At issue were the students’ rights to engage in on-campus political activities, and for the University to recognize more general rights to free speech and academic freedom. From the guide to the Free Speech Movement of Berkeley, California Collection, c. 1964, (Charles Deering McCormick Library of Special Collections) ...

King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968

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Martin Luther King, Jr. (b. January 15, 1929, Atlanta, Georgia –d. April 4, 1968, Memphis, Tennessee) was an American Baptist minister and activist who was a leader in the Civil Rights Movement. He is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using nonviolent civil disobedience. King helped to organize the 1963 March on Washington, where he delivered his famous "I Have a Dream" speech. In 1964, King received the Nobel Peace Prize and in 1965, he helped to organize the Selma to M...

Thomas, Dylan, 1914-1953

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Dylan Thomas was a Welsh poet who first achieved recognition with "Eighteen Poems" (1934). He wrote both prose and radio plays, including "Portrait of the Artist as a Young Dog" (1940), "Deaths and Entrances" (1946), "Under Milkwood" (1954), and "Adventures in the Skin Trade" (1955). From the description of Dylan Thomas collection. [1935-1953]. (University of Victoria Libraries). WorldCat record id: 660196437 Welsh author Dylan Thomas occupies a controversial place among 20t...

Sartre, Jean-Paul, 1905-1980

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Sartre, Jean-Paul (1905-1980), existentialist philosopher, dramatist and novelist, author of La Nausée (1938), Huis clos (1943), and L'être et le néant (1943). From the description of Jean-Paul Sartre collection, [ca. 1950-1970]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702138367 The life of Jean-Paul Sartre, French novelist and Existentialist philosopher, has been recounted in numerous books. Of particular relevance to this collection is John Gerassi's own biographical study, Jean...

Muggeridge, Malcolm, 1903-1990

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Writer, social critic, Christian apologist; born Thomas Malcolm Muggeridge, March 24, 1903 in Sanderstead, Surry, England; raised in a Socialist home; graduated from Selwyn College, Cambridge, 1924; travelled to India to teach at Union Christian College, 1924-1927; married Katherine (Kitty) Dobbs (niece of Beatrice Webb) September 10, 1927; lived in Egypt, the Soviet Union and India while serving as a correspondent for various newspapers; served as an intelligence officer in World War II in Lisb...

Lovell, Jim.

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Ehlers, Alice, 1887-1981

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Voice of Firestone (Radio program)

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Cary, Tristam

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Elman, Mischa

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American violinist of Russian birth. From the description of Autograph letter signed and typewritten letter signed, dated : New York, 24 November and 16 December 1915, to [Harry Harkness] Flagler, 1915 Nov. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270566179 From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : New York, 18 April 1931, to William van den Burg, 1931 Apr. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874462 ...

Siloti, Alexander, 1863-1945

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Middlebrook, Diane Wood, 1939-2007

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Diane Wood Middlebrook was a longtime English professor at Stanford University. In 2002 she left Stanford as Professor Emerita to focus on her writing. She was the author of Anne Sexton, A Biography; Suits Me: The Double Life of Billy Tipton; and Her Husband: Hughes and Plath, a Marriage; among other works. From the description of Suits me : the double life of Billy Tipton : research and production records, 1897-1998 (inclusive), 1989-1998 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 46509...

Neruda, Pablo, 1904-1973

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Neruda was a Chilean poet, diplomat, and politician. He won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1971. From the description of Pablo Neruda papers concerning Fulgor y muerte de Joaquin Murieta, 1967-1976 (inclusive), 1967 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612769868 From the guide to the Pablo Neruda papers concering Fulgor y muerte de Joaquin Murieta, 1967-1976, bulk 1967., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Poet. ...

Crooks, Richard, 1900-1972

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Alexander Richard Crooks, tenor, was born in Trenton, N.J. on June 26, 1900. He toured widely, and sang with the Metropolitan Opera Company from 1933 to 1942. Crooks recorded extensively for the Victor record company, and was featured on several radio series from 1929 to 1945. He married his childhood friend Mildred Pine in 1921 and they had two children, Patricia and Richard, Jr. In retirement, the couple settled in Portola Valley. Richard Crooks died on September 30, 1972. From the...

KPFA (Radio station : Berkeley, Calif.)

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KPFA-FM KPFA-FM in Berkeley was an influential participant in the development of the Bay Area as a national center for new music. It gained an international reputation for its music programming early on, after being founded in 1949. Up until 1992, its Music Directors were always composers or critics in the classical music field. From 1969-1992, composer Charles Amirkhanian (Executive & Artistic Director of Other Minds) served as Music Dir...

Smith, Leland, 1925-

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Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964

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Herbert Clark Hoover (b. August 10, 1874, Iowa-d. October 20, 1964), thirty-first president of the United States, was born in Iowa, and was orphaned as a child. A Quaker known from his childhood as "Bert" to his friends, he began a career as a mining engineer soon after graduating from Stanford University in 1895. Within twenty years he had used his engineering knowledge and business acumen to make a fortune as an independent mining consultant. In 1914 Hoover administered the American Relief Com...

Flagstad, Kirsten, 1895-1962

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Flagstad was a Norwegian soprano who achieved international recognition with her Metropolitan Opera debut on February 2, 1935. From the description of Kirsten Flagstad collection of noncommercial recordings [sound recording], 1935-1960. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 123527574 From the guide to the Kirsten Flagstad collection of noncommercial recordings [sound recording], 1935-1960, (The New York Public Library. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded So...

Melton, James, 1904-1961

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James Melton, 1904-1961, was a professional vocalist, a popular tenor whose career in radio, television, concert, opera, and motion pictures extended from the late 1920s through the 1950s. He began in radio with NBC in "Roxy's Gang" in 1927. He toured Europe with the Reveler's Quartet and in 1934 toured 28 cities with George Gershwin. His operatic debute was in 1938 as Pinkerton in "Madam Butterfly". In the 1940s he was a leading tenor on network shows such as "Texaco Star Theater", "The Telepho...

Debussy, Claude, 1862-1918

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Claude Debussy (b. 22 August 1862–d. 25 March 1918) was one of the most influential composers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Born in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France he attended the Conservatoire de Paris originally to study piano before switing to composition. His orchestral works include Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune (1894), Nocturnes (1897–1899), Images (1905–1912). In 1904 he rose to international fame for his opera Pelléas et Mélisande. He also composed two books of Préludes a...

Nash, Ogden, 1902-1971

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American poet. From the description of The Voluble Wheel Chair (for Eugène--March 31,1952) : Baltimore : autograph poem signed, written for Eugène Reynal, 1952. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270612668 American writer. From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : New York, 16 March 1962, to Mr. Miller, 1962 Mar. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874504 American poet Ogden Nash was born in New York and raised along the east coast. Afte...

Fromm, Erich, 1900-1980

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Erich Fromm (1900-1980) was a psychoanalyst, author, educator, and social philosopher. He was born in Frankfurt, Germany and emigrated to the United States in 1934. In New York Fromm was associated (until 1939) with the International Institute for Social Research. Fromm authored numerous books including Escape from Freedom which won him acclaim as an author of great brilliance and originality. From the guide to the Erich Fromm papers, 1929-1949, 1932-1949, (The New York Public Librar...

Corner, Philip

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George V King of Great Britain 1865-1936

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King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 1910 to 1936. From the description of Letter, 1918. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145435422 George V (George Frederick Ernest Albert) was king of the United Kingdom from 1910-1936, the second son of Prince Albert Edward, later King Edward VII. From the description of George V letter, 1918. (University of Georgia). WorldCat record id: 272397357 Prince George, Duke of Cornwall and York became Ki...

Speaks, Margaret

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