Phonograph Record

Collection Type

  • Video and sound recordings

Date

1965-1966

GUSN

GUSN-257993

Description

BENJAMIN BRITTEN: REJOICE IN THE LAMB; MISSA BREVIS, A CEREMONY OF CAROLS; square cover for long playing record; front cover with cream-colored background and reproduced picture of "The Nativity" that depicts baby on blanket, woman on her knees in front of baby, minstels at side and gentlemen in background; figures appear under a crude shelter atop a hill; record inside cover.

Details

Descriptive Terms

phonograph records
vinyl
cardboard
music
musical performances
religious art
religious seasons
Christian holidays
Music
Christmas
Record, Phonograph

Inscription

"BENJAMIN BRITTEN/ REJOICE IN THE LAMB/ MISSA BREVIS/ A CEREMONY OF CAROLS/ argo/ The choir of ST. JOHN'S COLLEGE CAMBRIDGE/ directed by George Guest/ Marisa Robles harp" (printed)
"BENJAMIN BRITTEN/ ZRG 5440/ Rejoice in the Lamb (recorded 1965) . . . Missa Brevis (recorded 1965) . . . / A Ceremony of Carols (recorded 1966) . . . / The CHOIR OF ST. JOHN'S COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE/ Brian Runnett organ Marisa Robles harp/ George Guest director/ Recorded in the Chapel of St. John's College, Cambridge . . ./ The cover picture, 'The Nativity' by Piero della Francesca, is reproduced by courtesy of the National/ Gallery, London/ [copyright symbol] Argo Record Company, London, 1965/ MADE IN ENGLAND/ THE DECCA RECORD COMPANY LIMITED Argo Division 115 Fulham Road London SW3 Printed by Graphis Press Liimited" (printed)
[similar information on back cover] "Boosey & Hawkes"/ "Boosey & Co." (printed)

Associated Person

Benjamin Britten (composer)
Choir of St. John's College, Cambridge, England (performers)
Brian Runnett (organist)
Marisa Robles (harpist)
George Guest (director)
Graphis Press Ltd. (printer)
Piero della Francesca (artist)
National Gallery, London, England (owner of artwork reproduced on cover)

Associated Building

Original To Gropius House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Decca Records, Inc.

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

12 1/8 x 12 1/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ati Gropius Johansen

Accession Number

1998.69

Places

London (Greater London, England, United Kingdom)