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Collection of Miscellaneous Sound Recordings, ca. 1950-1975.

Author/Creator:
Anderson, Marian, 1897-1993.
Other Title:
Marian Anderson Collection of Miscellaneous Sound Recordings.
Publication:
ca. 1950-1975.
Format/Description:
Manuscript
12 boxes.
Arrangement:
Boxes 1-2: Service copies. 61 sound cassettes (analog) ; Dolby B processed.
Boxes 3-7: Original copies. 8 sound tape reels (analog, 3 3/4 or 7 1/2 ips ; 5 in., 1/4 in. tape) ; 49 sound tape reels (analog, 3 3/4 or 7 1/2 ips ; 7 in., 1/4 in. tape) ; 4 sound tape reels (analog, 7 1/2 or 15 ips, 2 tracks ; 10 in., 1/4 in. tape).
Boxes 8-12: Preservation copies. 31 sound tape reels (MAReels 38-66) (analog, 7 1/2 ips, 2 tracks ; 10 in., 1/4 in. tape).
Subjects:
Songs (Low voice) with piano.
Spirituals (Songs).
Form/Genre:
Interviews.
Audiotapes.
Language:
Sung in English, French, German, and Italian. Spoken portions in English and Spanish.
Biography/History:
American contralto.
Summary:
Collection includes tapes of Marian Anderson in rehearsal at home with pianists John Motley or Franz Rupp, public lectures made by Anderson, studio recordings, radio programs about Anderson, and interviews with Anderson.
Notes:
Recorded ca. 1950-1975.
Preservation and service copies recorded 1997.
Local notes:
Indexes: For a listing of all cataloged titles in this collection, do the following title search: Marian Anderson Collection of Miscellaneous Sound Recordings.
Finding Aid/Index:
Contents listed in inventory available through the Department of Special Collections.
Penn Provenance:
Gift of Marian Anderson, 1977, 1987, and 1991.
Contributor:
Rupp, Franz. , Performer
Motley, John J., 1913- , Performer
OCLC:
228821117
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