Giants in the earth

 

Name
Moore, Douglas, 1893-1969
Sundgaard, Arnold, 1909-2006
Rølvaag, O. E. (Ole Edvart), 1876-1931
Ditson Fund Recordings Archive
Title
Giants in the earth
Collection Name
Ditson Fund Recordings Archive.
Subjects
Operas; Live sound recordings
Format
music; sound recordings
Genre
music; sound recordings
Date
March 28-April 7, 1951
Physical Description
1 online resource (5 audio files : 725, 509, 549, 559, 278 mb)
Note
Opera in 3 acts, 4 scenes.
Title from related CD-ROM container-insert as transcribed from the original item.
Libretto by Arnold Sundgaard, based on the novel of O.E. Rølvaag.
Act 1 incomplete; recording begins at p. 68 in the Music Library's copy of the holograph score (04 M782 G); page numbers in the contents notes refer to the Music Library's copy of the holograph score.
Originally recorded under the auspices of The Alice M. Ditson Fund of Columbia University.
Forms part of: Ditson Fund Recordings Archive.
Digitization the original acetate sound recording (4 sound tape reels : analog, mono.)
File numbers: DIT.094.01; DIT.094.02; DIT.094.03; DIT.094.04a-b.
Related CD identification no.: 828921112727 (CD-ROM 1); 828921112726 (CD-ROM 2); 828921112724 (CD-ROM 3); 828921112725 (CD-ROM 4).
Numbers on original items: 129 (tape 1), 130 (tape 2), 131 (tape 3), 136 (tape 4); addtional no.: 152, 154, 159.
Recorded live: Brander Matthews Hall, Columbia University at one of the performances mounted by the Columbia Opera Workshop, March 28-April 7, 1951
Note (Performers)
Columbia Opera Workshop; the 2 accompanying programs list 2 different possible casts of soloists.
Language
English
Contents
File 1 (DIT.094.01) Act 1 (starting at p. 68-200) (00:01-21:51) -- File 2 (DIT.094.02) Act 2 (p. 1-316) (00:21-15:21) -- File 3. Act 2 (p. 316-p. 434) (00:02-16:28) -- File 4-5 (DIT.094.04a) Act 3 (00:01-33:29) ; (DIT.094.04b) Act 2 (p. 314-434) (00:00-16:24)
Library Location
Gabe M. Wiener Music & Arts Library, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
14418746
Also In
Time-Based Media
Ditson Fund Recordings Archive
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-vseh-5h94