Columbia University Bicentennial Concert


Stokowski, Leopold, 1882-1977
Graffman, Gary
Chasins, Abram, 1903-1987
Mason, Daniel Gregory, 1873-1953
Luening, Otto, 1900-1996
Moore, Douglas, 1893-1969
MacDowell, Edward, 1860-1908
Bartók, Béla, 1881-1945
Ditson Fund Recordings Archive
New York Philharmonic
Columbia University Bicentennial Concert
Collection Name
Ditson Fund Recordings Archive.
Overtures; Orchestral music; Symphonies; Concertos (Piano); Suites (Orchestra); Stokowski, Leopold, 1882-1977; Moore, Douglas, 1893-1969; Columbia University Anniversaries, etc
music; sound recordings
Jan. 28, 1954
Physical Description
1 online resource (2 audio files : 1004, 721 mb)
Note (Funding)
Grammy Foundation Archiving & Preservation Grant
Title from program annoucement.
Originally recorded under the auspices of The Alice M. Ditson Fund of Columbia University.
Forms part of: Ditson Fund Recordings Archive.
Digitization of original acetate sound recording (2 sound tape reels : analog, 7.5, 30 ips, full track, mono.).
File numbers: DIT.038.01; DIT.038.02.
Related CD identification no.: 622221314785 (CD-ROM-1); 622221314786 (CD-ROM-2).
Recorded: Carnegie Hall, Jan. 28, 1954 in front of an audience of invited guests celebrating the bicentennial of Columbia University; recording from WQXR broadcast
Note (Performers)
Graffman, Gary, piano (in the MacDowell concerto) ; New York Philharmonic ; Leopold Stokowski, conductor.
No linguistic content
File 1. Program announcements (00:01-03:28). Chanticleer : festival overture / Daniel Gregory Mason (03:53-12:07). Symphonic fantasia no. 2 / Otto Luening (14:45-22:25). Symphony no. 2, A major / Douglas Moore: Movement 1 (23:32-30:28) ; Movement 2 (30:38-35:46) ; Movement 3 (35:54-38:00) Movement 4 (38:04-41:49). Intermission interviews by Abram Chasins with: Leopold Stokowski (43:30-51:21) Richard Powell, Director of the Columbia University Bicentennial (51:24-54:09) and Douglas Moore (54:23-59:26) -- File 2. Program announcement (00.01-01:17). Piano concerto no. 2 [incomplete] / Edward MacDowell (01:34-18:46). Dance suite / Béla Bartók (24:29-41:29)
Library Location
Gabe M. Wiener Music & Arts Library, Columbia University
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Catalog Record
Chanticleer; Symphonic fantasia, no. 2; Symphony, A major; Concertos, piano, orchestra, no. 2, op. 23, D minor; Táncszvit
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