Composers' Forum concert, 1953, February 14


Balaban, Emanuel, 1895-1973 (Conductor)
Smith, Carleton Sprague, 1905-1994 (Moderator)
Johnson, Hunter, 1906-1998
Avshalomov, Jacob, 1919-2013
Columbia University Orchestra (Instrumentalist)
Composers Forum Concerts Collection
Composers' Forum concert, 1953, February 14
Collection Name
Composers Forum Concerts Collection
Suites (Orchestra); Ballets; Flute with string orchestra; Symphonies
music; sound recordings
Suites; Ballets (Music); Excerpts; Symphonies; Live sound recordings
Physical Description
1 online resource (3 audio files) : WAV
Note (Funding)
Digitization funded by the Association for Recorded Sound Collections
Concert of instrumental works by Hunter Johnson and Jacob Avshalomov, including audience discussion with the Jacob Avshalomov; moderator, Carleton Sprague Smith.
Broadcast over WNYC for American Music Festival, Saturday night, February 14th, at 8:30"--Concert program.
Description derived from original container and the concert program; the order of works on the audio file may differ from that given in the concert program.
File name: RBML_ComposersForum_19530214_7988471.
Digitized by George Blood Audio, Philadelphia, 2011.
Service copy (44.1 kHz, 16 bit) of sound file derived from a digital preservation master digitized at 96 kHz, 24 bit.
Recorded at McMillin Theater, Columbia University
Note (Performers)
Columbia University Orchestra ; Emanuel Balaban, conductor.
File 01. Suite from "Letter to the World" : for small orchestra (1952) : from the ballet written in 1940 ; For an unknown soldier : for flute and string orchestra (1944) / Hunter Johnson -- file 02. Sinfionetta / Jacob Avshalomov -- file 03. Discussion with Jacob Avshalomov
Library Location
Gabe M. Wiener Music & Arts Library, Columbia University
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Catalog Record
Letter to the world. Suite; For an unknown soldier; Sinfonietta
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