HOWARD HANSON COLLECTION - Sibley Music Library

HOWARD HANSON COLLECTION

Series 9: Sound recordings

Sub-series A: Magnetic reels

Box 98

HA1 Symphony no. 1 (1958-1960) / Joonas Kokkunen.
Moderato (7:10) — Allegretto (3:50) — Allegro; Adagio (10:10).
The Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra; Paavo Berglund, cond.
7” reel.
HA2 Merry Mount / Hanson. Examples (1 of 2) (Mercury, 1957).
Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra; Hanson, conductor and narrator.
7” reel, single track, 7 ½ ips.
HA3 Merry Mount / Hanson. Examples (2 of 2) (Mercury, 1957).
Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra; Hanson, conductor and narrator.
7” reel, single track, 7 ½ ips.
HA4 Mexican Rhapsody / Robert McBride.
[Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra; Hanson, cond.]
(Mercury, [1956]). Annotation in Hanson’s hand.
7” reel
HA5 Speech in Swedish [delivered by] Howard Hanson. Undated.
Annotation in Hanson’s hand.
7” reel, 19 cm/s.
HA6 Hanson commentary for “Contrasts in Music” (WHAM-TV), August 27 through September 17, 1956.
Accompanied by a contents list within container indicating durations and dates of broadcast; repertory represented in Hanson’s commentary was: Symphony no. 1 / Barber — Commando March / Barber — Overture to The School for Scandal / Barber — Adagio for String Orchestra / Barber — First Essay for Orchestra / Barber — Concerto for Orchestra / Hovhaness — Symphony no. 2 / Hanson.
7” reel
HA7 Compositions by John La Montaine.
Accompanied by a contents list: Piano Concerto [no. 1] (National Symphony Orchestra; Howard Mitchell, cond.; Jorge Bolet, pianist) — Songs of the Rose of Sharon (National Symphony Orchestra; Howard Mitchell, cond.; Leontyne Price, soprano) — Fragments from the Song of Songs, opus 29 (New Haven Symphony Orchestra; Adele Addison, soprano).
7” reel
HA8 Dr. Howard Hanson interviewed by Robert C. Marsh (1 of 2). Undated.
7” reel, full track, 7 ½ ips.
HA9 Dr. Howard Hanson interviewed by Robert Marsh (2 of 2). Undated.
7” reel, full track, 7 ½ ips.
HA10 Symphony no. 5 / Hanson.
Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra; Hanson, cond. (1 of 2). January 30th, [year not provided].
7” reel
HA11 The Pines of Rome / Ottorino Respighi.
Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra; Hanson, cond. (2 of 2). January 31st, [year].
7” reel
HA12 Symphony no. 5, 4th movement / P. I. Tchaikowsky.
Eastman School Senior Symphony Orchestra; [Hanson, conductor].
Performed at the concert honoring the centennial of the birth of George Eastman, May 20th, 1954; broadcast over the CBS network from the Eastman Theater.
7” reel
HA13 “5 min. tape on Eastman School of Music, Rochester, New York, by Dr. Howard
Hanson, Director.” No further details.
7” reel

Box 99

HA14. Concerto Grosso / Arcangelo Corelli.
NBC Orchestra; Hanson, conductor. Apparently rehearsal.
7” reel
HA15. [Apparently, compositions by] Soderland [and] Hanson.
Eastman Philharmonia; Hanson, cond. Undated.
7” reel
HA16. Howard Hanson, speaker. University of Miami Symphony Club Preview,
February 8, 1957.
Edward Clarke, commentator; John Bitter; introducer; Hanson, speaker.
Accompanied by descriptive note within container.
7” reel
HA17. Unlabelled as to content.
7” reel
HA18. CBS interview. First movement, Ice Concerto [sic] (1 of 3). Undated.
7” reel
HA19. Second and third movements, Ice Concerto [sic] (2 of 3). Undated.
7” reel
HA20. Excerpts from the Ice Concerto [sic] (3 of 3). Second version. Undated.
7” reel
HA21. Dr. Howard Hanson: Fleetwood Interview (1 of 2). Undated.
7” reel, 7 ½ ips.
HA22. Dr. Howard Hanson: Fleetwood Interview (2 of 2). Undated.
7” reel, 7 ½ ips.
HA23. Symphony for Chamber Orchestra / Carl Alette.
University of Tennessee Chamber Orchestra; David Van Vactor, cond.
7” reel, 7 ½ ips.
HA24. [Composition by] Soderlund.
Eastman Philharmonia; Hanson, cond. April 29, [year].
7” reel
HA25. Song of Human Rights / Hanson.
National Symphony Orchestra. Undated.
Duration indicated: 11:55.
5” reel, stereo, 2-track, 7 ½ ips.
HA26. Christ Looking over Jerusalem (from Three Biblical Songs) / William Pursell.
Eastman Broadcast Orchestra [sic]; Hanson, conductor. May 10, 1953.
7” reel, single track, 7 ½ ips.

Box 100

HA27. Composition for Band (presumably Chorale and Alleluia) / Hanson.
Recorded on January 19, 1954.
Duration indicated: 5:20.
7” reel, 7 ½ ips.
HA28. Dr. Wayne Gordon and Mr. David Pittman. “Sociology: The Greatest Challenge.”
January 31, 1954 (14:25).
7” reel
HA29. Transcribed data: “2/19 Cong. Keating 14:05” with pencilled date 2-21-54.
N.B. Congressman Kenneth Keating (R-New York) represented a Western New York State district that included the city of Rochester (served 1947-59; later Senator, 1959-65). The box is further stamped ERASED and marked “used” in ink.
5” reel
HA30. Merry Mount, Act I, part 2 / Hanson. Eastman Opera Workshop rehearsal, March 28, 1955. (Reel 2)
7” reel
HA31. Merry Mount, act II, part 1 / Hanson. Eastman Opera Workshop rehearsal, March 28, 1955. (Reel 3)
7” reel
HA32. Merry Mount, act II, part 2 / Hanson. Eastman Opera Workshop rehearsal, March 28, 1955. (Reel 4)
7” reel
HA33. Chamber Symphony / Walter Hartley; and, Autumn Landscapes / Martin Mailman [recipient of the Benjamin Award].
Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra; Hanson, conductor. Festival of American Music, May 8, 1955.
Durations indicated: Hartley, 15:05; Mailman, 6:00.
7” reel, 7 ½ ips.
HA34. Merry Mount / Hanson. Eastman Opera Workshop rehearsal, May 12, 1955. (Reel 1 of 4)
7” reel
HA35. Merry Mount, act I / Hanson. Eastman Opera Workshop rehearsal, May 12, 1955. (Reel 2 of 4)
7” reel
HA36. Merry Mount, act I / Hanson. Eastman Opera Workshop rehearsal, May 12, 1955. (Reel 3 of 4)
7” reel
HA37. Merry Mount, act III / Hanson. Eastman Opera Workshop rehearsal, May 12, 1955. (Reel 4 of 4)
7” reel
HA38. Merry Mount, act I / Hanson. Eastman Opera Workshop rehearsal, May 15, 1955. (Reel 1 of 5)
7” reel
HA39. Merry Mount / Hanson. Eastman Opera Workshop rehearsal, May 15, 1955. (Reel 2 of 5)
7” reel

Box 101

HA40. Merry Mount / Hanson. Eastman Opera Workshop rehearsal, May 15, 1955. (Reel 3 of 5)
7” reel
HA41. Merry Mount / Hanson. Eastman Opera Workshop rehearsal, May 15, 1955. (Reel 4 of 5)
7” reel
HA42. Merry Mount / Hanson. Eastman Opera Workshop rehearsal, May 15, 1955. (Reel 5 of 5)
7” reel
HA44. Merry Mount, act I (through no. 120 in score) / Hanson. (Reel 1 of 4)
Provenance: WHAM-TV. Recorded May 15, 1955.
7” reel, 7 ½ ips.
HA45. Merry Mount, last part of act I and through act II, scene 2 / Hanson. (Reel 2 of 4)
Provenance: WHAM-TV.
7” reel, 7 ½ ips.
HA46. Merry Mount, act II, scene 2 through end of scene 3 / Hanson. (Reel 3 of 4)
Provenance: WHAM-TV.
7” reel, 7 ½ ips.
HA47. Merry Mount, act III to end / Hanson. (Reel 4 of 4)
Provenance: WHAM-TV.
7” reel, 7 ½ ips.
HA48. Elegy [in memory of Serge Koussevitzky] / Hanson.
January 13, 1956. Performing forces not identified.
7” reel, 7 ½ ips.
HA49. Elegy [in memory of Serge Koussevitzky] / Hanson.
Boston Symphony Orchestra, January 31, 1956. NBC broadcast.
5” reel
HA50. Neil McKay: Symphony no. 1.
Allegro maestoso — Larghetto — Energico.
Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra; Hanson, conductor.
Symposium of Student Works for Orchestra, April 4, 1956.
Duration indicated: 19:46.
7” reel, 7 ½ ips.
HA51. Summer Eve / Melvin Lukas; Adagio / Donn Mills; and, In memoriam / Robert Stern.
Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra; Hanson, conductor.
Symposium of Student Works for Orchestra, April 5, 1956.
“Due to lack of time to change reels, the first few measures were not recorded.”—note accompanying Melvin Lukas entry.
Durations indicated: Lukas, 4:05; Mills, 8:02; Stern, 5:36.
7” reel, 7 ½ ips.
HA52. Some Night Music / Earl George; Nocturne / David Gilbert; A Lyric Impression / Sydney Hodkinson; and, Serenade / Jack Jarrett.
[Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra; Hanson, conductor]
Symposium of Student Works for Orchestra, April 17, 1957.
Durations indicated: George, 6:10; Gilbert, 5:05; Hodkinson, 7:50; Jarrett, 7:56.
7” reel, 7 ½ ips.
HA53. Howard Hanson: Song of Democracy / Hanson.
Eastman School of Music Chorus. March 21, 1957.
Duration indicated: 11:42.
7” reel, 7 ½ ips.

Box 102

HA54. Scherzo from the Symphony in G / Lawrence Smith; and, Con espressione (first movement) from the Symphony no. 2 / John Pozdro.
Symposium of Student Works for Orchestra, April 15, 1957.
Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra; Hanson, conductor.
Durations indicated: Smith, 6:10; Pozdro, 10:17.
7” reel, 7 ½ ips.
HA55. Overture / John Davison; Allegro / William Henry; Adagio cantabile / Joseph Scianni; and, Ralph Lewis: Rondo for small orchestra / Ralph Lewis.
Eastman Chamber Orchestra; Frederick Fennell, conductor. July 30, 1957.
( ! a note on the box indicates “Symposium” –???)
7” reel, 7 ½ ips.
HA56. Cuban Overture / George Gershwin. Rehearsal.
Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra; Hanson, conductor. October 14, 1957.
7” reel, 7 ½ ips.
HA57. Cello Concerto / Victor Herbert; and, Merry Mount Suite / Hanson.
Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra; Hanson, conductor; Georges Miquelle, soloist.
Rehearsal, October 14, 1957.
7” reel, single track, 7 ½ ips.
HA58. Orchestral demonstration.
Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra; Hanson, conductor. October 14, 1957.
7” reel, single track, 7 ½ ips.
HA59. Instrumental demonstration.
Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra; Hanson, conductor. October 18, 1957.
7” reel, single track, 7 ½ ips.
HA60. Instrumental demonstration; and, Children’s Dance (string section).
Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra; Hanson, conductor. October 18, 1957.
7” reel, 7 ½ ips.
HA61. Firebird Suite / Stravinsky. Rehearsal, October 28, 1957.
Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra; Hanson, guest conductor.
7” reel, 7 ½ ips.
HA62. Firebird Suite / Stravinsky; and, Symphony no. 3, first and second movements / Hanson. Rehearsal, October 30, 1957. (Reel 1 of 4)
Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra; Hanson, guest conductor.
7” reel, 7 ½ ips.
HA63. Symphony no. 3 / Hanson. Rehearsal, October 30, 1957. (Reel 2 of 4)
Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra; Hanson, guest conductor.
7” reel, 7 ½ ips.
HA64. Symphony no. 3 / Hanson; and, Song of Democracy / Hanson. Rehearsal, October 30, 1957. (Reel 3 of 4)
Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra; Hanson, guest conductor.
7” reel, 7 ½ ips.
HA65. Song of Democracy / Hanson; and, The National Anthem. Rehearsal, October 30, 1957. (Reel 4 of 4)
Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra; Hanson, conductor.
7” reel, 7 ½ ips.
HA66. Address [delivered at the] University of Kansas, November 10, 1957.
Annotation in Hanson’s hand; no additional information.
N.B. Text of his November 10th, 1957 address filed in box 6/15.
7” reel

Box 103

HA67. Mosaics / Hanson. January 15, 1958. (Reel 1 of 2)
Reading by the [Eastman School Symphony] Orchestra I; Hanson, conductor.
7” reel, 7 ½ ips.
HA68. Mosaics / Hanson. January 15, 1958. (Reel 2 of 2)
Reading by the [Eastman School Symphony] Orchestra I; Hanson, conductor.
7” reel, 7 ½ ips.
HA69. Song of Democracy / Hanson; transcribed for band. / Hanson.
Reading by the Eastman Wind Ensemble; Frederick Fennell, conductor. February 7, 1958.
7” reel, 7 ½ ips.
HA70. Annual Spring Concert by the Joliet Township High School Concert Band, May 16, 1958 (Reel 2 of 2).
March from Symphonic Suite / Clifton Williams — March from First Suite in E-flat / Gustav Holst — Tulsa: a Symphonic Portrait in Oil / Don Gillis — A Lincoln Portrait / Aaron Copland; transcribed by Walter Beeler; narration by Almond Fairfield — March, Stars and Stripes Forever / John Philip Sousa.
Bruce H. Houseknecht, conductor; Almond Fairfield, narrator in the Copland.
Accompanied by a copy of the printed program.
7” reel, monaural, 7 ½ ips.
HA71. Concertino / Jacques Ibert; Clarinet Concerto / Louis Spohr; and, Introduction and Allegro / Maurice Ravel. Rehearsal, February 20, 1959 (Reel 3 of a presumed set).
Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra; Hanson , conductor.
Soloists indicated: Donald Panhorst, saxophone (Ibert); Robert Coleman, clarinet (Spohr); Gail Barber, harp (Ravel).
7” reel, 7 ½ ips.
HA72. Concerto Grosso no. 2 / Bloch. Rehearsal, May 2, 1959. (Reel 4 of a presumed set)
Eastman Philharmonia; Hanson, conductor.
7” reel
HA73. Song of Democracy (excerpts) / Hanson.
“Special recording in Eastman Theater. Feb. 10, 1960.”
Duration indicated: 3:00, 4:40.
7” reel, 7 ½ ips.
HA74. Eastman Philharmonia; Hanson, conductor. March 1, 1960. (Reel 1 of 2)
Broadcast over WROC-FM from the Eastman Theater.
Selections indicated: Concerto Grosso in D, opus 3, no. 11, first movement / Antonio Vivaldi — Impresario Overture / W. A. Mozart — The last spring (No. 22 from Elegiac Melodies) / Edvard Grieg — Eight Russian folksongs / Anatole Liadov.
7” reel, single track, 7 ½ ips.
HA75. Eastman Philharmonia; Hanson, conductor. March 1, 1960. (Reel 2 of 2)
Broadcast over WROC-FM from the Eastman Theater.
Selections indicated (composers’ names only): Eight Russian folksongs (conclusion) / Anatole Liadov — Maurice Ravel — Howard Hanson — Jack End.
7” reel, single track, 7 ½ ips.
HA76. “Panoramic Survey of American Music,” July 21, 1960. (Reel 1 of 4)
Hanson, commentator. Recorded for WROC-FM broadcast.
7” reel, single track, 7 ½ ips.
HA77. “Panoramic Survey of American Music,” July 21, 1960. (Reel 2 of 4)
Hanson, commentator. Recorded for WROC-FM broadcast.
7” reel, single track, 7 ½ ips.
HA78. “Panoramic Survey of American Music,” July 21, 1960. (Reel 3 of 4)
Hanson, commentator. Recorded for WROC-FM broadcast.
7” reel, single track, 7 ½ ips.
HA79. “Panoramic Survey of American Music,” July 21, 1960. (Reel 4 of 4)
Hanson, commentator. Recorded for WROC-FM broadcast.
7” reel, single track, 7 ½ ips.

Box 104

HA80. Dedication of Howard Hanson Chapel, Cutler Union, University of Rochester,
October 23, 1960.
7” reel, single track, 7 ½ ips.
HA81. N[ew] Y[ork] Phil[harmonic] Int[erview] (Hanson), March 17, 1962.
Provenance: CBS.
7” reel, 7 ½ ips.
HA82. Interviews with Drs. Hanson and Fennell, January 25, 1962.
Provenance: Voice of America/United States Information Agency.
7” reel, 7 ½ ips.
HA83. Overture to Oberon / Carl Maria von Weber; and, Symphony no. 2 (“Romantic”) / Hanson. February 3, 1963.
Interlochen Arts Academy Orchestra, Interlochen, Michigan.
Provenance: National Music Camp, Interlochen, Michigan.
7” reel, 7 ½ ips.
HA84. The Today Show, February 27, 1962.
NBC-TV broadcast.
5” reel, 7 ½ ips.
HA85. Music Awards Dinner, March 8, 1962.
WNYC-TV broadcast.
5” reel, 7 ½ ips.
HA86. [? Graduation Concert with Orchestra], October 11, 1962. (Reel 4 of a presumed set)
Selections indicated:
Rossini: Cavatina from The Barber of Seville / Rossini — Menotti: Steal me, sweet thief / Menotti.
Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra; Hanson, cond.; Donald Doig, tenor (in the Rossini); Judith Coen, soprano (in the Menotti).
7” reel, 7 ½ ips.
HA87. Convocation, State Board of Regents, October 30, 1962.
WPIX broadcast.
5” reel, 7 ½ ips.
HA88. Eastman Philharmonia at Carnegie Hall, November [16], 1962. (Reel 1 of 4)
Provenance: Voice of America/United States Information Agency.
Content indicated: Mennini.
7” reel, 7 ½ ips.
HA89. Eastman Philharmonia at Carnegie Hall, November [16], 1962. (Reel 2 of 4)
Provenance: Voice of America/United States Information Agency.
Content indicated: La Montaine.
7” reel, 7 ½ ips.
HA90. Eastman Philharmonia at Carnegie Hall, November [16], 1962. (Reel 3 of 4)
Provenance: Voice of America/United States Information Agency.
Content indicated: Ward; Hanson; Guarnieri.
7” reel, 7 ½ ips.
HA91. Eastman Philharmonia at Carnegie Hall, November [16], 1962. (Reel 4 of 4)
Provenance: Voice of America/United States Information Agency.
Content indicated: Guarnieri; Kennan; Barlow; Sousa.
7” reel, 7 ½ ips.
HA92. [? Graduation Concert with Orchestra], December 11, 1962. (Reel 1 of a presumed set)
Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra; Hanson, cond.; Ernesto Lejano, piano (in the Chopin); T. Moore, violin (in the Goldmark).
Piano Concerto no. 2 / Chopin; and, Violin Concerto / Goldmark.
7” reel, 7 ½ ips.

Box 105

HA93.  [Mrs.] Lee Graham interviews Howard Hanson, December 20, [1962]. (Reel 2 of 2)
Duration 24’ 30”.
7” reel, second-generation copy, 7 ½ ips.
HA94. [Mrs.] Lee Graham interviews Howard Hanson, December 20, [1962]. (Reel 1 of 2)
Duration 24’ 25”.
7” reel, second-generation copy, 7 ½ ips.
HA95. Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra rehearsal, December 11, 1962.
Piano Concerto no. 2 / Chopin.
7” reel, 7 ½ ips.
HA96. [Content not indicated], February 21, 1963.
Provenance: Voice of America/United States Information Agency.
New Zealand Broadcasting Corporation also cited.
7” reel, 7 ½ ips.
HA97. Kingsport Symphony Orchestra; William Boyer, conductor.
Content indicated: Concerto Grosso No. II / Bloch (March, 1963); Overture to The Magic Flute / Mozart (April, 1964); and, Piano Concerto in G minor / Mendelssohn (Lynn Cole, soloist) (April, 1964).
7” reel, stereophonic 2-track, 7 ½ ips.
HA98. Merry Mount, act III / Hanson. (Reel 5 of a presumed set)
Eastman Opera Workshop rehearsal; Hanson, conductor. Date not indicated.
7” reel
HA99. Symphony / Piston; and, Mosaics / Hanson.
Eastman Philharmonia; Hanson, conductor. March 11, 1964.
7” reel, monophonic, 7 ½ ips.
HA100. For the First Time / Hanson.
Eastman Philharmonia; Hanson, conductor. May 15, 1963.
7” reel, monophonic, 7 ½ ips.
HA101. Concerto for Piano and Orchestra / Hanson; transcription by Frank Bencriscutto.
September 10, 1963.
7” reel, monophonic, 7 ½ ips.
HA103. Eastman Philharmonia; Hanson, conductor. March 4, 1964.
Clarinet Concerto / Mozart.
7” reel, monophonic, 7 ½ ips.
HA105. Eastman Philharmonia; Hanson, conductor. March 11, 1964.
Mosaics / Hanson; Stars and Stripes Forever / Sousa; and, For the First Time / Hanson.
7” reel, monophonic, single track, 7 ½ ips.
HA106. Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, Hanson, conductor. April 1, 1964. (Reel 1 of a presumed set)
The Pines of Rome / Respighi.
7” reel, monophonic, 7 ½ ips.
HA107. Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra; Hanson, conductor. April 2, 1964. (Reel 1 of a presumed set of 5)
The Pines of Rome / Respighi.
7” reel, 7 ½ ips.

Box 106

HA108. Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra; Hanson, conductor. April 2, 1964. (Reel 2 of a presumed set of 5)
Pines of Rome / Respighi; and, Symphony no. 3 / Hanson.
7” reel, 7½ ips.
HA109. Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra; Hanson, conductor. April 2, 1964. (Reel 5 of a presumed set of 5)
Overture to The Impresario / Mozart.
7” reel, single track, 7½ ips.
HA110. [Eastman] Philharmonia; A. Clyde Roller, conductor. May 13, 1964. (Reel 1 of 2)
For the First Time / Hanson; and, The Incredible Flutist / Piston.
7” reel, monophonic, single track, 7½ ips.
HA111. [Eastman] Philharmonia; A. Clyde Roller, conductor. May 13, 1964. (Reel 2 of 2)
The incredible flutist / Piston; Mosaics / Hanson; and, American Salute / Gould.
7” reel, monophonic, single track, 7½ ips.
HA112. [Eastman] Wind Ensemble rehearsal, February 12, 1964.
7” reel
HA113. [Eastman] Philharmonia; Hanson, conductor. January 20, [19__]. (Reel 2)
Music by [Ron] Nelson indicated.
7” reel
HA114. New Land, New Covenant / Hanson; Howard Kee. May 3, 1976.
Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church (Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania)
7” reel, stereophonic, 4 track, 7½ ips.
HA115. Dedication of Howard Hanson Chapel, Cutler Union, University of Rochester,
October 23, 1960. Second copy.
7” reel, single track, 7½ ips.
HA116. Interview with Howard Hanson, Casa Americana, Seville, Spain. Undated.
5” reel
HA117. Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra; Hanson, conductor.
Adventures in a Perambulator / John Alden Carpenter.
Mercury Living Presence MDS5-2
7” reel, stereophonic, 7½ ips.
HA118. Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra; Hanson, conductor.
Fiesta in Hi-Fi. Selections indicated: Mexican Rhapsody / McBride — Savannah River Holiday / Nelson — Shivaree from Kentucky Mountain Portraits / Mitchell.
Mercury Living Presence MAS5-28
7” reel, stereophonic, 7½ ips.

Box 107

HA119. Eastman Philharmonia; Hanson, conductor. February 16, 1962. (Reel 1 of 7)
Concert in the Zhovtnevy Palace of Culture.
Issuing agency: Respublikanskii Budinok Radiomovlennia i Zvukozapisu, Komitet po Radiomovlenniu i Telebachenniu Pri Radi Ministriv URSR (i.e., Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic).
38cm/sec.
HA120. Eastman Philharmonia; Hanson, conductor. February 16, 1962. (Reel 2 of 7)
Concert in the Zhovtnevy Palace of Culture.
Issuing agency: Respublikanskii Budinok Radiomovlennia i Zvukozapisu, Komitet po Radiomovlenniu i Telebachenniu Pri Radi Ministriv URSR (i.e., Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic).
38cm/sec.
HA121. Eastman Philharmonia; Hanson, conductor. February 16, 1962. (Reel 3 of 7)
Concert in the Zhovtnevy Palace of Culture.
Issuing agency: Respublikanskii Budinok Radiomovlennia i Zvukozapisu, Komitet po Radiomovlenniu i Telebachenniu Pri Radi Ministriv URSR (i.e., Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic).
38cm/sec.
HA122. Eastman Philharmonia; Hanson, conductor. February 16, 1962. (Reel 4 of 7)
Concert in the Zhovtnevy Palace of Culture.
Issuing agency: Respublikanskii Budinok Radiomovlennia i Zvukozapisu, Komitet po Radiomovlenniu i Telebachenniu Pri Radi Ministriv URSR (i.e., Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic).
38cm/sec.
HA123. Eastman Philharmonia; Hanson, conductor. February 16, 1962. (Reel 5 of 7)
Concert in the Zhovtnevy Palace of Culture.
Issuing agency: Respublikanskii Budinok Radiomovlennia i Zvukozapisu, Komitet po Radiomovlenniu i Telebachenniu Pri Radi Ministriv URSR (i.e., Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic).
38cm/sec.
HA124. Eastman Philharmonia; Hanson, conductor. February 16, 1962. (Reel 6 of 7)
Concert in the Zhovtnevy Palace of Culture.
Issuing agency: Respublikanskii Budinok Radiomovlennia i Zvukozapisu, Komitet po Radiomovlenniu i Telebachenniu Pri Radi Ministriv URSR (i.e., Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic).
38cm/sec.
HA125. Eastman Philharmonia; Hanson, conductor. February 16, 1962. (Reel 7 of 7)
Concert in the Zhovtnevy Palace of Culture.
Issuing agency: Respublikanskii Budinok Radiomovlennia i Zvukozapisu, Komitet po Radiomovlenniu i Telebachenniu Pri Radi Ministriv URSR (i.e., Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic).
38cm/sec.

Box 108

HA126 Centennial Ode / Hanson.
Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra and Eastman School of Music Chorus;
Hanson, conductor. December 19, 1950. (Reel 1 of 3)
Accompanied by recording engineer’s log sheets.
N.B. Conflicting data: among the engineer’s notes is the citation “Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra” (demonstrably incorrect).
10” reel
HA127 Centennial Ode / Hanson.
Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra and Eastman School of Music Chorus;
Hanson, conductor. December 19, 1950. (Reel 2 of 3)
Recording engineer’s log sheets accompanying HA126 pertain to this reel.
10” reel
HA128 Centennial Ode / Hanson.
Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra and Eastman School of Music Chorus;
Hanson, conductor. December 19, 1950. (Reel 3 of 3)
Recording engineer’s log sheets accompanying HA126 pertain to this reel.
10” reel

Sub-series B: Analog discs (both 78rpm and 33 1/3rpm)

HD1 HD1.               [Content not indicated]. Acetate.

Box 109

HD3. Serenade for Flute, Harp and Strings / Hanson. December 28, 1945.
WQXR
12” disc, 78rpm
HD10. Dr. Howard Hanson addressing the student body of the Eastman School of Music. September 16, 1957.
Eastman School of Music
12” disc, 33 1/3rpm
HD11. Ruffles and Flourishes.
Eastman Symphonic Wind Ensemble; Frederick Fennell, conductor.
Mercury MG 50112. Original jacket lacking.
12” disc, 33 1/3rpm
HD13. Fall River Legend / Morton Gould; and, Spirituals. July 8, 1960.
Test pressing for release on Mercury; annotated by Frederick Fennell.
12” disc, 33 1/3rpm.
HD14. Test pressing for [presumably Mercury] SR 90165-A. Not annotated as to specific content.
12” disc
HD15. Test pressing for [presumably Mercury] SR 90165-B. Not annotated as to specific content.
12” disc
HD17. “Dr. Howard Hanson: Music You Want program no. 809” (part 2).
RCA: CS050705.
12” disc, 78 rpm.
HD18. [Content not indicated].
12” disc
HD19. Symphony no. 2 ( “Romantic” ) / Hanson. December 1, 1951.
NYSSMA All-State College Orchestra.
Ficker Recording Service (Old Greenwich, Connecticut)
4 discs, of which three are 12” and one is 10”
HD20. Nordic Symphony, second movement / Hanson; and, The night is young / Aeolians. February, 1948.
Sewanhaka High School Band. (sides 7 and 8 of a presumed set)
12” disc
HD21. The Incredible Flutist / Walter Piston.
Presumably a test pressing for Mercury MG 50206-A.
12” disc
HD22. The Pageant of Pages. T. Barnum / Douglas Moore.
Presumably a test pressing for Mercury MG 50206-B.
12” disc
HD23. Concerto Grosso No. 1 / Ernst Bloch.
Presumably a test pressing for Mercury SR 90223-A; annotated by Hanson.
12” disc
HD24. Concerto Grosso No. 2 / Ernst Bloch.
Presumably a test pressing for Mercury SR 90223-B; annotated by Hanson.
12” disc
HD27. American Works for Solo Wind Instruments and String Orchestra.
Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra; Hanson, conductor.
Victor 18101-18102; in Musical Masterpiece Series.
2 discs.
HD28. Music for the Theater / Aaron Copland.
Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra; Hanson, conductor.
RCA Victor: 17694 – 17696.
3 discs, 78rpm
HD29. Merry Mount Suite for Orchestra / Hanson.
Eastman – Rochester Symphonic Orchestra, Hanson.
RCA Victor 17995-17997.
HD30. The Lament for Beowulf / Hanson.
Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra and Eastman School Chorus; Hanson, conductor.
RCA Victor 11-8114 – 11-8116.
HD32. Symphony No. 3 / Hanson.
Boston Symphony Orchestra; Serge Koussevitzky, conductor.
Test pressings; annotated as to Koussevitzky’s approval.
9 discs, each 12”
HD34. Symphony No. 2 / Hanson.
Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra; Hanson, conductor. (Discs erroneously labelled “American Composers Orch[estra]”.)
Test pressings; annotated as to Hanson’s approval.
8 12” discs
HD35. Symphony No. 4 / Hanson. February 26, 1944.
NBC Symphony Orchestra; Stokowski, conductor.
Office of War Information
4 12” discs, 78 rpm
[copy of same]
Eastman School of Music Recording [Services]
3 12” discs, 78rpm
HD36. Symphony No. 1 ( “Nordic” ) / Hanson.
Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra; Hanson, conductor.
Test pressings, presumably for RCA Victor release; annotated by Hanson as to his approval.
9 12” discs
And:
Suite of Fairy Tales / [composer not cited].
Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra; Hanson, conductor.
Test pressings, presumably for RCA Victor release; annotated by Hanson as to his approval.
3 12” discs
HD37. The Lament for Beowulf / Hanson.
Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra; Hanson, conductor.
Test pressings, presumably for RCA Victor release; discs initialled by Hanson.
9 12” discs.
Accompanied by:
Prologue from Dance Suite / Spencer Norton.Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra; Hanson, conductor.
Test pressings, presumably for RCA Victor release; discs initialled by Hanson.
2 12” discs.
HD38. A Pagan Poem / Charles Martin Loeffler.
Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra; Hanson, conductor.
Test pressings, presumably for RCA Victor release; discs initialled by Hanson.
12 12” discs.
HD40. Lament for a Fallen Leader / Perry W. Beach.
The La Sierra College Choir, Moses Chalmers.
Criston Enterprises S102
On side B: President Kennedy’s Favorite Scripture (Ecclesiastes chapter 3). Gordon Biez, reader.
7” disc, 33 1/3 rpm
HD41. Symphony No. 2 in A major / Daniel Gregory Mason. April 11, 1948.
New York Philharmonic Orchestra; Bruno Walter, conductor.
3 discs (of 4), 78rpm; one disc lacking.
HD53. Symphony no. 1 in E minor / Jean Sibelius.
National High School Symphony Orchestra; Howard Hanson, conductor.
National Music Camp (Interlochen, Michigan) NMC 1963-19
12” disc, 33 1/3 rpm
HD54. Symphony no. 1, opus 9 / Samuel Barber; and, Symphony no. 2, opus 30 ( “Romantic” ) / Howard Hanson.
National High School Symphony Orchestra; Howard Hanson George C. Wilson, conductors.
National Music Camp (Interlochen, Michigan) NMC 1963-21
12” disc, 33 1/3 rpm.
HD57. Serenade for Solo Flute, Harp, and String Orchestra, opus 35; and, Symphony no. 1 in E minor ( “Nordic” ), opus 21 / Hanson.
National High School Philharmonic Orchestra; Hanson, conductor.
National Music Camp (Interlochen, Michigan). Crest Records NMC 1961-20. Original jacket lacking.
12” disc, 33 1/3 rpm.
HD58. Symphony No. 2, opus 30 / Hanson.
National High School Orchestra; Hanson, conductor.
National Music Camp (Interlochen, Michigan) NMC 1959-24.
12” disc, 33 1/3 rpm
HD60. Music Educators National Conference, March, 1958.
Selections include: Song of Democracy / Hanson.
Southern California Chorus; Charles C. Hirt and Howard Hanson, conductors.
Sierra Records (Sierra Madre, California). Original jacket lacking.
12 disc, 33 1/3 rpm.
HD69. Contemporary American Symphonic Classics.
Pioneers: A symphonic saga / Charles Haubiel — American Suite / Charles Wakefield Cadman — Portraits / Charles Haubiel — Medieval Suite / Louis Edgar Johns.
Presentation copy. Inscribed to Howard Hanson by Charles Haubiel, November 7th, 1962.
Dorian Records LP 1008
12” disc, 33 1/3 rpm
HD78. Mass [in G] / [Wayne] Barlow.
[Presumably the premiere performance in the Eastman Theater on May 10th, 1951, the composer conducting.]
Eastman School of Music.
Two 12” discs, 78rpm
HD80. Arizona All-State Festival Concert, 1963.
Arizona All-State Orchestra; Howard Hanson, guest conductor.
Selections include the following Hanson works: Love Duet from Merry Mount — Symphony no. 1 in E minor ( “Nordic” ), 2nd movement — Symphony no. 2 ( “Romantic” ), Finale.
Century Records (Saugus, California) 10678. Original jacket lacking.
12” disc, stereo, 33 1/3 rpm.
HD81. Music Educators National Conference, March, 1958.
Southern California Orchestra; Howard Hanson, conductor.
Selections include four original works by Hanson.
Sierra Records (Sierra Madre, California). Original jacket lacking.
12” disc, 33 1/3 rpm.
HD82. Penfield Music Week, 1963.
Penfield High School Girls’ Choir and Penfield High School Senior Choir; various conductors, including Hanson, guest conductor.
Selections include Hanson’s Song of Democracy, followed by a speech by Hanson.
12” disc, 33 1/3 rpm
HD83. The Composer and His Orchestra, volume III.
For the First Time / Howard Hanson.
The Eastman Philharmonia; Hanson, conductor and narrator.
Mercury MG50357 Promotional Record (not for broadcast)
12” disc, 33 1/3 rpm
HD84. “Is America’s Taste in Music Declining?”. December 5, 1955.
Recorded by station KMOX (St. Louis).
Two 12” discs, 33 1/3 rpm. (parts 1 and 3; 2 and 4, respectively)
HD85. Festival Fanfare / Howard Hanson. Undated.
Forces not identified.
10” disc, 78rpm
HD86. High School Symphonic Band; various conductors.
Selections include: Suite no. 1 in E-flat / Holst; Frederick Fennell, conductor.
National Music Camp (Interlochen, Michigan) NMC 1963-18.
12” disc, 33 1/3 rpm.
HD87. National High School Symphony Orchestra.
Selections include: “The last spring” from Two Melodies for String Orchestra, opus 84 / Grieg (Hanson, conductor).
National Music Camp (Interlochen, Michigan) NMC 1963-20
12” disc, 33 1/3 rpm.
HD88. Greece Olympia Wind Ensemble; Roy S. Thrall, conductor.
Selections include: Chorale & Alleluia / Hanson (Hanson, guest conductor).
Century Records (Saugus, California) 17258. Recorded in concert by Charles Burgess.
12” disc, 33 1/3 rpm.
HD89. Rip Van Winkle Overture / George Whitefield Chadwick. [April 16, 1943]
[Eastman School Junior Symphony Orchestra; Paul White, conductor. Performed at the 13th Annual Festival of American Music.]
Eastman School of Music 126.13 (two sides); service copy
12” disc, 78rpm

Series 10: Awards

Box 110

item 1 Certificate, from the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers on the occasion of HH’s 75th birthday, recognizing HH’s outstanding contributions (1971)
item 2 Certificate, from St. John Fisher College, conferring on HH the degree of Doctor of Humane Letters (1976)
item 3 Certificate, from the National Band Association, certifying HH’s election as a Fellow of the Academy of Wind and Percussion Arts, 1977 (two copies)
item 4 Plaque, from the Phi Beta Award for excellent in music arts (1937)
item 5 Plaque, from the Sinfonia chapter of Phi Mu Alpha, conferring the Charles E. Lutton Award on HH (1953)
item 6 from the Mu Phi Epsilon Memorial Foundation, admitting HH as a Distinguished Member (1963)
item 7 from the New York State Music Teachers Association, recognizing the ESM on its 50th anniversary (1971)
item 8 Trophy, from the National Band Association Academy of Wind and Percussive Arts (1977)

Box 111

item 1 Paperweight, from Drury College (Springfield, Missouri) on the occasion of its Centennial (1973)
item 2 Paperweight, from the National Music Camp (Interlochen, Michigan), recognizing 50 years of service to gifted youth (1978)
item 3 Paperweight, from Philips Classics, commemorating HH’s Symphony no. 2 on compact disc (1990)
item 4 Medallion, honoring WHAM “America’s Composers” for outstanding achievement in bringing about a better understanding of the American way of life (1955)
item 5 Medallion, from the National Arts Club, recognizing HH’ for distinguished service to music (1962)
item 6 Medallion, from The Hall of Fame for Great Americans at New York University (1972)
item 7 Medallion (on ribbon), from the County of Monroe (New York State). Without date

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