Phonograph Record

Collection Type

  • Video and sound recordings

Date

1940-1970

GUSN

GUSN-258243

Description

MONTEVERDI: VOCAL AND INSTRUMENTAL ENSEMBLE, under the direction of NADIA BOULANGER; front cover depicts a man standing in a room in Elizabethan dress; at each side are balconies with people looking down at the man; at bottom right are trees; at top is ceiling with a square design; in the center in a white square with yellow ray-like line emiting from it and a gray sqaure encircling it, is the title.

Details

Descriptive Terms

phonograph records
vinyl
paper (fiber product)
cardboard
music
musical performances
Music
Record, Phonograph

Inscription

(center and lower left) "MONTEVERDI/ Vocal and Instrumental Ensemble/ under the direction of NADIA BOULANGER/ O Mirtillo/ Era l'anima mia/ Damigella tutta bella/ O, come vaghi/ Sfogava conle stelle/ Dolcissimo uscignolo/ Interrotte Sperame/ A un giro sol de/ bell'occhi lucenti/ Quel squardo sdegnosetto/ Su so pastorelli vezzosi/ Qui rise Tirsi"; (bottom center) "ERIK NITSCHE"; (top right corner) "DECCA/ GOLD LABEL SERIES/ 33 1/3 RPM/ LONG PLAY/ RECORDS" (printed)
[information repeated from front]; "CLAUDIO MONTEVERDI . . ." [summary of the composer's life -- born on May 15th 1567 in Cremona; buried November 1643 in the Bascilica of the Frari in Venice, etc.]; [Nadio Boulanger directed the vocal and instrumental ensember and also performed on the harpsichord (Pleyel)]; (center and right side) "SIDE ONE:/ 1. 'O Mirtillo, Mirtill'anima mia . . .'/ 2. 'Era l'anima mia . . .'/ 3. 'Damigella tutta bella . . . '/ 4. 'O, come vaghi . . .'/ 5. 'Sfagava com le stelle . . . '/ SIDE TWO: / 1. 'Dolcissimo uscignolo . . .'/ 2. 'Interrotte speranze . . .'/ 3. 'Aun giro sol de bell' occhi l ucenti . . .'/ 4. 'Qyel sguardo sdegnosetto . . .'/ 5. 'Su su pastorelli vezzosi . . . / 6. 'Qui rise Tirsi . . .' " (printed)
[informtaion repeated from cover]

Associated Building

Original To Gropius House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Decca Records, Inc.

Object Type

Sound Communication T&E

Dimensions

12 1/4 x 12 3/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ati Gropius Johansen

Accession Number

1998.74

Places

United States