The collection consists of recordings of Jewish music and the spoken word. Included are folk, cantorial, theater, music. It contains some 15,000 *78*, *45*, and *33* rpm discs and cylinder recordings; over 1,000 open reel and cassette tapes; piano rolls, record catalogs and other related ephemera. The earliest item in the collection is a wax cylinder, dating from 1900. The most recent is a 1987 compact disc of klezmer music. There are over 1,000 78 rpm discs including literary readings and theater performances by Aaron Lebedeff, Molly Picon, Boris and Bessie Thomashefsky, Maurice Schwartz, Sholem Aleichem, Yosele Rosenblatt. The series of analog LP records covers both new recordings as well as reissues of classic 78 rpm records
Edward Kleban, lyricist for the musical A CHORUS LINE, was born in New York City. He studied at the High Schoool of Music and Art and Columbia University, and worked as a record producer at Columbia Records before turning to writing lyrics full time. Kleban, who is best known as the lyricist for A CHORUS LINE, also wrote for television and films. He died in 1987. The Edward Kleban sound recording collection mainly consists of recordings of songs written for A CHORUS LINE performed either by Marvin Hamlisch and Edward Kleban or by cast members. Many of the songs are early versions, or were not included in the final production. Also included are interviews with Marvin Hamlisch, Kleban and Priscilla Lopez, and recollections of selected cast members' lives.
Addresses by Segrè on Enrico Fermi and antiprotons; commercial recording on the 25th anniversary of the first controlled nuclear chain reaction; Italian recording of Nobel prize winners featuring Segrè
This series contains sound and motion picture recordings preserved by the Governor and his staff for publicity and/or historical purposes. This series includes recordings of the Great Salt Lake Development Hearings, public service messages given by Rampton, as well as a 1967 speech given by Rampton at the Patriot's Day Celebration in Salt Lake City. As far as can be ascertained, records in this series date from 1964 to 1968
University of Michigan - Bentley Historical Library
Recordings with individuals who had recollections of Fred Newton Scott, professor of rhetoric at the University of Michigan; contain interview with Arno Bader, Carlton Wells, Jean Paul Slusser, A.K. Stevens, Mrs. Charles Fries, and Marion (Scott) Goodrich
University of Texas at Austin - Harry Ransom Center
1296 commercial sound recordings, primarily of musical comedies from Broadway, regional, and foreign theaters, but also including collections of particular artists, selections of particular composers/lyricists, collections of Broadway hits, orchestral arrangements of musicals, and miscellaneous productions such as poetry readings and humor albums
Dale Wasserman playwright, screenwriter and television writer worked in show business since the age of nineteen. His early forays into theater include work as a lighting designer, director and producer. Around 1955 he began his writing career and it is this for which he is best noted. The collection consists of recordings of two songs from Man of La Mancha (Impossible dream and Dulcinea), a recording of J.F.K., an unproduced musical (music by Allan Jay Friedman), and a recording of the musical, Western Star, by Scott DeTurk. Commercial recordings separated from Theatre Division have been separately cataloged.