12 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Radio music.

  1. Record newsletters and catalogs from the Edward J. Smith papers, 1958-1981

    approximately 157 items. 1 container. 0.21 linear feet. -- Recorded Sound Research Center, National Audio-Visual Conservation Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Record producer. Primarily newsletters detailing recordings from Edward J. Smith's various record labels.

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  2. Morton Gould performance library, 1920s-1996

    approximately 35,500 items. 466 containers. 193 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Morton Gould was a composer, conductor, arranger, and pianist. The collection contains materials created by Gould or under his supervision for studio use as well as compositions and arrangements for concert performances, film and television scores, stage works, juvenilia, and sketches. These materials were stored for many years at his principle publisher, G. Schirmer.

  3. Radio and television scripts and music from the Nathan Kroll Collection, 1948-1951

    192 items. 14 containers. 6.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Nathan Kroll was a film producer, conductor, composer, and violinist. The collection contains his annotated scripts and scores and parts for the radio programsTheatre U.S.A., Great Scenes from Great Plays, and One Great Hour, and the television program Showtime U.S.A.

  4. Scores from the WOR Collection, 1942-1947

    approximately 20,300 items. 58 containers. 24.36 linear feet. -- Recorded Sound Research Center, National Audio-Visual Conservation Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Handwritten scores from the WOR-AM radio station.

  5. Music of Garrison Keillor's American Radio Company, 1989-1993

    approximately 14,000 items. 69 containers. 29.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    This collection contains scores and parts from the 1989-1993 period during which radio host Garrison Keillor took a hiatus from the weekly variety show A Prairie Home Companion and started a new radio show called American Radio Company. The program featured sketches and live musical performances similar to those of A Prairie Home Companion, but with a New York cultural focus (it was broadcast from the Brooklyn Academy of Music rather than from the Fitzgerald Theater in Minneapolis) and greater musical diversity. The house band for this period was "The Coffee Club Orchestra" led by music director Rob Fisher, with much of the music arranged by composer and music director Russell Warner.

  6. Louisiana hayride collection, 1904-2006

    5 linear feet (10 boxes, 1 map case folder, approximately 4,375 items) ;. 190 photographic prints : . 110 negatives : . over 200 sound recordings, including 7-inch analog sound tape reels and digital (DAT) sound cassettes; vinyl and shellac analog discs in various sizes and speeds (78, 45, and 33 1/3 rpm); and digital compact discs (CD and CD-R). 37 videocassettes, including 1/2-inch analog VHS and SVHS, and 1/4-inch digital DVCAM videocassettes. -- Recorded Sound Research Center, National Audio-Visual Conservation Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection documents radio history in Shreveport, Louisiana, with a special emphasis on the Louisiana Hayride country music program. Major topics include the earliest radio broadcasts in Shreveport, the founding and growth of KWKH radio under owner/broadcaster W.K. Henderson, and the legendary performances of the Louisiana Hayride program, which was broadcast live on KWKH radio from the Shreveport Municipal Auditorium. Manuscripts and photographs are available for research; sound and video recordings are still in process.

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  7. Barbara Dane collection

    approximately 458 items. 43 sound tape reels : analog, various speeds ; 10 in.. 80 sound tape reels : analog, various speeds ; 7 in.. 35 sound tape reels : analog, various speeds ; 5 in.. 6 folders; 5 linear inches; 1 container. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of sound recordings of interviews, readings by authors, lectures and speeches, and radio broadcasts with songs and music, recorded and compiled by Barbara Dane and Irwin Silber for the Sing Out! radio program on WBAI-FM, New York City; and for other radio shows and documentation of other music and events from 1952-1978. Includes interviews with Vietnam War protesters, draft resisters, and topical songs written about the Vietnam War; many songs about other events of the 1960s and 1970s, including the African American civil rights movement; Native American survival movement; the women's rights and gay rights movements. The collection includes some tapes submitted by performers or listeners of Barbara Dane's shows, some with accompanying letters. Includes interview and songs performed by Catalan poet and composer, Raimon; Philippine songs; Cambodian songs; sound recordings of the Poor People's March on Washington, 1968; folk festivals and other recordings.

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  8. John and Ginny Dildine collection

    175 items. 119 sound tape reels : analog ; 7 in.. 24 sound tape reels : analog ; 10 in.. 12 sound tape reels : analog ; 5 in.. manuscripts: 1 folder.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of sound recordings of Washington, D.C. area folk music radio programs on WASH and WAMU-FM, hosted by John Dildine, with live interviews, and featuring some previously recorded selections. The collection also includes sound recordings of concerts, folk festivals (including selections from the Fox Hollow Folk Festival, 1968 and 1969) and other folk music events in Maryland; Virginia; St. Louis, Missouri; New York state, and other locations. Collection includes performances and interviews with well known musicians from the United States, Great Britain, Scotland, and Ireland; plus a few shows featuring recordings of music from Kenya and from India. Some items are dubs of commercial recordings.

  9. John Dildine and Ginny Dildine papers, 1957-2014

    1602 items ; 12 containers ; 88 linear inches.. 3 sound cassettes : analog.. 1225 items.. 246 slides : color ; 35 mm.. 27 photographic prints : black and white ; various sizes.. 2 photographic prints : color ; 3 1/2 x 5 in.. 4 posters.. 36 drawings.. 59 artifacts.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The John Dildine and Ginny Dildine papers document their involvement in folk music, crafts, and other folk revival activities from the 1950s-1995. The Dildines played pivotal roles in the Folklore Society of Greater Washington, Fox Hollow Festival, and National Folk Festival Association. Their work with puppetry was important in the revival of that art form and the collection includes Ginny Dildine's sketches and patterns for puppets, photographs of puppet performances at festivals, and the Dildine Family manuscript songbook, with notations about puppet performances. Correspondents include Bob Beers, Evelyne Beers, Gordon Bok, George and Gerry Armstrong, Pete Seeger, Toshi Seeger, Mike Seeger, Michael Cooney, and others. The collection also includes fan mail for John Dildine's folk music radio programs. Photographs include color slides of the Fox Hollow Folk Festival (1966, 1970); Mariposa Folk Festival (1970, 1972); the Newport Folk Festival (1967) including photographs of Pete Seeger, Mike Seeger, Hedy West, Joan Baez, Buffy Sainte-Marie, and others; the Dildine puppets (1970s); the Folklore Society of Greater Washington picnic (1965), and the Smithsonian Folklife Festival (1967). The collection includes the transcript of an interview with John Dildine conducted by Julie McCullogh in 1993; and correspondence and outlines related to the Kennedy Center Honors video interview with Pete Seeger, conducted by John Dildine in Beacon, New York, June 7, 1995.

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  10. Caffè Lena collection, 1960-2013

    7767 items. 28 containers. 12 linear feet. 42 sound tape reels : analog ; 10 in.. 46 sound tape reels : analog ; 7 in.. 5 sound tape reels : analog ; 5 in.. 1 sound tape reel : analog ; 3 in.. 381 sound cassettes : analog and digital.. 13 videocassettes (VHS) : sound only ; 1/2 in.. 1 sound microcassette : analog.. 36 sound discs : digital.. 1942 audio files : digital, aiff, mp3, wav. 1 videocassette (U-matic) : sound, color.. 14 videocassettes (VHS) : sound, color.. 2 videodiscs (DVD-R): digital.. 1 film reel (1100 feet) : analog.. 12 video files : digital, mov, mp4. approximately 1540 photographs : black and white, color ; various sizes.. 3504 pages.. 261 files : digital, pdf, doc. 3 objects.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of more than 500 audio recordings, plus digital audio files, video recordings, film, photographs, papers, and ephemera documenting the history of the Caffè Lena coffeehouse, a folk music club and theater in Saratoga Springs, New York, founded by Lena Spencer and Bill Spencer in 1960. The collection includes a large number of live concert performance recordings by folk musicians and singer-songwriters, as well as some theater, storytelling, and poetry performances. The collection also includes folk music radio programs produced from Caffè Lena concerts by Robert Durand and others. Some materials were gathered by Jocelyn Arem while conducting research on the history of Caffè Lena, and the collection includes drafts and page proofs of Arem's book, Caffè Lena: Inside America's Legendary Folk Music Coffeehouse (2013).

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