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Spoken Sound
Author Aidman, Charles. Director.

Title Edgar Lee Masters' Spoon River anthology [sound recording] / conceived and directed by Charles Aidman ; original songs by Naomi Caryl Hirshhorn and Charles Aidman.

Imprint [New York] : Columbia, [1963]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Eva Jessye Collection  782.14 Ai24s c.2  ---  Lib Use Only
 Axe Kansas Collection  782.14 Ai24s    ---  Lib Use Only
Description 1 sound disc : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, mono. ; 12 in.
Note Dramatic readings, with songs interspersed; principally from Spoon River anthology, a collection of short portraits of small-town people published in 1915.
Performer "Original Broadway cast" starring Betty Garrett, Robert Elston, Joyce Van Patten, Charles Aidman ; songs sung and, in part composed by Naomi Caryl Hirshorn, with Hal Lynch.
Note Only songs listed in contents.
Historical and biographical notes by Charles Aidman and Curtis F. Brown on container.
Contents He's gone away -- Spoon River -- Times are getting harder -- The water is wide -- Freedom -- Illinois -- In the night -- I am, I am -- Spoon River.
Subject American poetry -- 20th century -- Readings with music.
American drama -- 20th century.
Added Author Hirshhorn, Naomi Caryl. Composer.
Garrett, Betty, 1919-2011. Performer.
Elston, Robert. Performer.
Van Patten, Joyce, 1934- Performer.
Lynch, Hal. Performer.
Masters, Edgar Lee, 1868-1950. Spoon River anthology.
Added Title He's gone away.
Spoon River.
Times are getting harder.
Water is wide.
In the night.
I am, I am.
Music No. OL 6010 Columbia

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