Franklin

Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, Jan. 14, 1978 [sound recording].

Author/Creator:
Abram, Jacques, interviewee.
Publication:
Jan. 14, 1978
Format/Description:
Manuscript
2 sound cassettes : analog.
1 sound tape reel : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 2 tracks, NAB standard ; 10 1/2 in., 1/4 in. tape.
digital : 4 3/4 in.
16 leaves.
Subjects:
Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976. Concertos -- piano, orchestra -- op. 13.
Vanderbilt, Gloria, 1924-2019.
Philadelphia Orchestra.
Form/Genre:
Interviews.
Oral histories.
Sound recordings.
Transcripts.
Biography/History:
American pianist.
Summary:
Abram discusses a performing Britten's piano concerto under Stokowski's direction and recalls social interactions with Stokowski during his marriage to Gloria Vanderbilt. He remembers attending his first orchestra concert as a young piano student at the Curtis Institute. He also mentions Ima Hogg and Leon Fleisher.
Notes:
Telephone interview recorded on Jan. 14, 1978, Tampa, Fla.
Original copy: cassette tapes 123 and 126; preservation copy: one 10 1/2 in. reel to reel tape 138; service copy: one compact disk CD 138. Preservation and service copies recorded December 2000.
Contributor:
Daniel, Oliver, interviewer.
Contained In:
Oliver Daniel Research Collection on Leopold Stokowski. Folder 467; Box 55, CD 138.
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