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 Person

Claudio Monteverdi (composer)
Nadia Boulanger (music director and harpsichord)
Monteverdi Vocal and Instrumental Ensemble (performers)

Associated Building

Original To Gropius House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Decca Records, Inc.

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Ati Gropius Johansen

Accession Number

1998.74

Places

United States