The Alan Farley Collection consists primarily of recordings made for the radio program Book Talk recorded on audio cassette tapes, digital audio tapes and compact discs. Book Talk airs on KALW 91.7 FM in San Francisco, California, though some of the recordings are used for other radio programs Farley hosts on KALW, such as the show Open Air.
Optical disc (including CD, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD, DVD-R, DVD-RW, VCD), Analog audiocassette, and Digital Audio Tape (DAT)
The Soviet All-Union Radio Committee Collection consists of excerpts of classical music, opera, and folk music on tape, all by Russian composers and performed by Russian musicians, from the late 1940s and early 50s. The tapes were used in radio programming by the All-Union Radio Committee (Vsesoiuznoe radio).
The collection contains the files of the various organizational departments of the Ambassador Auditorium, Pasadena, California, as well as audio and video recordings. Recordings of radio broadcasts include tapes of National Public Radio broadcasts, "Performance Today," "JazzSet," "Blues Stage" and also "In Recital at Ambassador," as well as a broadcast from the Ivo Pogorelich Competition.
Performed music, Still image, Text, and Two-dimensional moving image
Analog audiocassette, Digital Audio Tape (DAT), Polyester open reel tape, VHS (including SVHS and VHS-C), Betamax, U-matic (including U-matic S), Open reel video, Photographic print, and Text document
Broadcasts on Polskie Radio i Telewizja, distributed to Polish Arts and Culture Foundation in the U.S., interviews with Polish scholars, filmmakers, artists and discussions of Polish art, science, literature, history.
Polyester open reel tape
3 boxes (69 open reel tapes on 3", 5" and 7" reels))
Collection of recordings, photographs, sheet music, paper documents, and two films which document every aspect of the career of operatic tenor, Richard Crooks. Audio recordings are largely from the Voice of Firestone radio show, but also include audio cassettes of performances on CBC radio broadcasts.
Notated music, Performed music, Still image, and Text
Lacquer disc, Analog audiocassette, Polyester open reel tape, Motion picture film, Photographic print, and Text document
The collection consists of correspondence dealing with the Metropolitan Opera Regional Auditions; personal papers, mainly promotional documents, and biographical and/or pedagogical writings; newspaper and magazine clippings; annotated scores, programs, photos, scrapbooks and recordings. Recordings include opera broadcasts from the Metropolitan Opera which include Mario Chamlee, also his performance and rehearsal broadcasts on KFAC, and numerous transcription discs from his appearances on the Tony & Gus show in 1935 on WJZ.
Notated music, Performed music, Spoken word, Still image, and Text
Pressed 78rpm disc, Lacquer disc, Analog audiocassette, Polyester open reel tape, Photographic print, Text document, and Microfilm
Recordings of interviews, broadcasts, and call-in segments primarily created for the radio program Art of Jazz, produced and presented by Art Vincent, Jazz DJ and concert producer. The show aired on radio stations in the New York Metropolitan area, including WFHA, WJLK, WRLB, and WGBO. In addition to some live concert recordings, the show featured interviews with major figures in the jazz world.
172 reel tapes of off-air recordings, made from 1951 to 1969, mostly broadcast recordings of performances by the NBC Symphony Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, Boston Symphony Orchestra, and Metropolitan Opera.