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 Person

Igor Stravinsky (conductor)
Jean Cocteau (text writer)
George Shirley (plays Oedipus)
Shirley Verrett (plays Jocasta)
Donald Gramm (plays Creion)
John Westbrook (narrator)
Chorus and Orchestra of the Opera Societ of Washington (performers)

Associated Building

Original To Gropius House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

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]