Phonograph Record

Collection Type

  • Video and sound recordings

Date

ca. 1963

GUSN

GUSN-257984

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

Descriptive Terms

phonograph records
vinyl
cardboard
paper (fiber product)
music
musical performances
historical, theoretical and critical concepts: literature
opera (discipline)
Music
Opera
Record, Phonograph

Inscription

"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.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Sound Communication T&E

Dimensions

12 1/4 x 12 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ati Gropius Johansen

Accession Number

1998.59

Places

England (United Kingdom) [country]