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Description

STRAVINSKY CONDUCTS OEDIPUS REX; square cover for long playing record; front cover with green tinted backgrounds with color photo of a balding Igor Stravinsky with dark-lensed tortoise shell glasses; inscription in mu.ti-colored block on right side of front; inscription on back continues onto paper insert inside cover; record inside paper sleeve which is inside cover; recorded by CBS in Great Britain.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1963
Inscriptions
"CBS/ STEREO/ STRAVINSKY/ CONDUCTS/ OEDIPUS REX/ Opera-Oratorio in/ Two Acts after Sophocles/ Text by Jean Cocteau/ OEDIPUS - George Shirley/ JOCASTA - Shirley Verrett/ CREON - Donald Gramm/ and John Reardon/ Loren Driscoll - Chester Watson/ Narrated in English by John Westbrook/ Chorus and Orchestra of the Opera Society of Washington" (printed)
[similar information to front cover] "SBRG 72131/ MS 6472"; CBS IS A TRADEMARK OF COLUMBIA BROADCASTING SYSTEM INC." (printed)
[similar information to cover] "BIEM/ HAWKES & SON/ RECORDING FIRST/ PUBLISHED 1963/ . . . MADE IN ENGLAND" (printed)
"BRISTISH PATENTS NO. 800513 FOREIGN PATENTS PENDING/ MADE IN GREAT BRITAIN'
[similar to information on back cover]
Associated Building
Original To Gropius House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
cardboard
paper (fiber product)
vinyl
Object type
Sound Communication T&E
Places
England (United Kingdom) [country]
Descriptive terms
cardboard
historical, theoretical and critical concepts: literature
music
Music
musical performances
Opera
opera (discipline)
paper (fiber product)
phonograph records
Record, Phonograph
vinyl
People and organizations
Chorus and Orchestra of the Opera Societ of Washington (performers)
Donald Gramm (plays Creion)
George Shirley (plays Oedipus)
Igor Stravinsky (conductor)
Jean Cocteau (text writer)
John Westbrook (narrator)
Shirley Verrett (plays Jocasta)
Dimensions
12 1/4 x 12 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.59
Credit Line
Gift of Ati Gropius Johansen
GUSN
257984

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