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Guide to the Lawrence Tibbett Collection ARS.0041
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Box 1

Vinyl and Aluminum Sound Discs: Recording Sessions 1929-1939: Songs, Arias, Complete Operas 1929-1935

Physical Description: 42.0 items

General note

Sound recordings on 12" discs of various songs, arias, and complete operas, recorded between 1929 and 1939. Some discs are 78 rpm aluminum discs; others are 33 1/3 rpm reissues on vinyl discs.
Box 1, Discs 1-2

Lawrence Tibbett, baritone. 1929-1936

Physical Description: 2.0 LPs
Language of Materials note: English, Italian, French
General Physical Description note: Vinyl sound disc (2 copies), 33 1/3 rpm microgroove LP.

Scope and Contents note

Performed by Lawrence Tibbett, and recorded between 1929 and 1936. CONTENTS: Side 1. Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883. Meistersinger von Nürnberg. Wahn! Wahn! Überall Wahn! English -- Flotow, Friedrich von, 1812-1883. Martha. Lasst mich euch fragen. English [Porter song] -- Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Traviata. Di Provenza il mar -- Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Serse. Ombra mai fù -- Offenbach, Jacques, 1819-1880. Contes d'Hoffmann. Scintille, diamant -- Giordano, Umberto, 1867-1948. Andrea Chénier. Nemico della patria. Side 2: Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Falstaff. È sogno? [Ford's monologue] -- Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893. Roméo et Juliette. Ballade de la reine Mab -- Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924. Trittico. Tabarro. Scorri, fiume eterno -- Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Trovatore. Balen del suo sorriso -- Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924. Tosca. Mi dicon venal -- Massenet, Jules, 1842-1912. Hérodiade. Vision fugitive [on disc: Vision fuggitive (Thomas)] -- Gounod, Charles, 1818-1893. Faust. Vous qui faites l'endormie [Mephistofele's serenade].
1 vinyl sound disc : 33 1/3 rpm, microgroove (2 copies).
Golden Age of Opera: EJS-110 A, EJS-110B
Box 1, Discs 3-6

Hanson, Howard, 1896-1981. Merry Mount. World premiere recording: 02-10-1934

Physical Description: 4.0 LPs
General Physical Description note: 2 12" vinyl sound discs, 33 1/3 rpm, microgroove (2 copies of each).

Scope and Contents note

Recorded Feb. 10, 1934. Performed by Lawrence Tibbett, Edward Johnson, Gladys Swarthout, et al.; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus, Tullio Serafin, conductor.
Act I, Parts 1-2; Act II, Part 1: Golden Age of Opera: EJS-134A, EJS-134B (2 copies)
Act II, Part 2; Acts III-IV: Golden Age of Opera: EJS-134C, EJS-134D (2 copies)

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Johnson, Edward, 1878-1959
Serafin, Tullio, 1878-1968
Swarthout, Gladys, 1900-1969
Box 1, Disc 7

Leoncavallo, Ruggiero, 1858-1919. Pagliacci. Prologo. (incomplete) 1934

Physical Description: 1.0 78 rpm disc
General Physical Description note: 12" aluminum disc, with handwritten markings in center of disc. Label is detached and stored in accompanying envelope.

Scope and Contents note

Performed by Lawrence Tibbett and recorded in a 1934 Firestone Concert.
Radio Recording Studio (New York): L.T. 66e
Box 1, Disc 8

Charles, Ernest, 1895-1984: Someone [from the motion picture Metropolitan] 1935

Physical Description: 1.0 78 rpm disc
General Physical Description note: 12" vinyl 78 rpm single-sided sound disc.

Scope and Contents note

Sung by Lawrence Tibbett and Carol Weiskopf, [with orchestra] conducted by Alfred Newman. Recorded in 1935.
Columbia (Private Recording): 1378-27, Take S-96, Prod. 1300, "Metrolpolitan" (engraved on disc)
Box 1, Discs 9-12

[Harold Arlen:] Last night, duet [from the motion picture Metropolitan] 1935

Physical Description: 4.0 78 rpm discs
General Physical Description note: 1 12" vinyl 78 rpm single-sided sound disc (4 copies). Printed on labels of copies 1-2: "A limited pressing of 36 private recordings for my friends"

Scope and Contents note

[Performed by Lawrence Tibbett, baritone; Carroll Weiskopf, vocalist], Alfred Newman, conductor. Recorded in 1935.
Columbia: 1378-41 (label); additional information engraved on disc, partially covered by label (2 copies).
Columbia/United Artists Corporation: P S111, Wax no. 1378-33, Prod. 1300, "Metropolitan" (engraved on 3rd copy).
Plain white label [Columbia?]: S118 S119 SP120, Wax no. 1373, Prod. 1300 "Metropolitan" (engraved on 4th copy).
Box 1, Discs 13-16

Leoncavallo, Ruggiero, 1858-1919. Pagliacci. Prologo. [from the motion picture Metropolitan] 1935

Physical Description: 4.0 78 rpm discs
General Physical Description note: 12" 78 rpm vinyl sound disc (4 copies). Copies 1-2: Printed on label: "A limited pressing of 36 private recordings for my friends." Copy 2 is private pressing no. 35. Copy 3: White label with "United Artists Corporation" "Pressed by Columbia" and playing time grid printed on label. Copy 4: Plain white label with "78" stamped in red and crossed out in blue ink, "33" handwritten in blue ink above "78".

Scope and Contents note

[Performed by Lawrence Tibbett with orchestra], Alfred Newman, conductor. Recorded in 1935.
Columbia: 1378-7 (label); Track S50, D7 Wax no. 1378-7, Prod. 1300, "Metropolitan" (engraved on discs, copies 1-3)
Plain white label: 1329 (label); Track P S50, Wax no. 1329, Prod. 1300 "Metropolitan" (engraved on copy 4)
Box 1, Discs 17-20

Leoncavallo, Ruggiero, 1858-1919. Pagliacci. Vesti la giubba [from the motion picture Metropolitan] 1935

Physical Description: 4.0 78 rpm discs
General Physical Description note: 12" vinyl 78 rpm single-sided sound disc (4 copies). Copies 1-3: Printed on label: "A limited pressing of 36 private recordings for my friends" Copy 4: White label with "United Artists Corporation" "Pressed by Columbia" and playing time grid printed on label.

Scope and Contents note

Performed by Lawrence Tibbett, Alfred Newman, conductor. Recorded in 1935.
Columbia: 1378-10 (label); D10 Wax no. 1378-10, Prod. 1300, "Metropolitan" (engraved on all discs)
Box 1, Discs 21-22

Speaks, Oley, 1874-1948. On the road to Mandalay [from the motion picture Metropolitan] 1935

Physical Description: 2.0 78 rpm discs
General Physical Description note: 12" vinyl 78 rpm single-sided sound disc (2 copies). Copy 1: Printed on label: "A limited pressing of 36 private recordings for my friends" Copy 2: Plain white label with title and number stamped in red. Title on copy 2: "Road to Mandalay"

Scope and Contents note

Performed by Lawrence Tibbett [with orchestra], Alfred Newman, conductor. Recorded in 1935.
Copy 1: Columbia: 1378-29 (label); Take S-98 Wax no. 1378-29, Prod. 1300, "Metropolitan" (engraved on disc)
Copy 2: [Plain label]: 1360 (label); Take S-98, Wax no. 1360, Prod. 1300 "Metropolitan" (engraved on disc)
Box 1, Disc 23

Glory road (from the motion picture Metropolitan) 1935

Physical Description: 1.0 78 rpm disc
General Physical Description note: 12" vinyl 78 rpm single-sided sound disc. Printed on label: "A limited pressing of 36 private recordings for my friends"

Scope and Contents note

Performed by Lawrence Tibbett [with orchestra], Alfred Newman, conductor. Recorded in 1935.
Columbia: 1378-23 (label); Take S-92 Wax no. 1378-23, Prod. 1300, "Metropolitan" (engraved on disc)
Handwritten on reverse side: 4' 45"
Box 1, Discs 24-26

Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875. Carmen. Chanson du toréador [from the motion picture Metropolitan] 1935

Physical Description: 3.0 78 rpm discs
General Physical Description note: 12" vinyl 78 rpm single-sided sound disc (3 copies). Copies 1-2: Printed on label: "A limited pressing of 36 private recordings for my friends" Copy 3: White label with "United Artists Corporation" "Pressed by Columbia" and playing time grid printed on label.

Scope and Contents note

Performed by Lawrence Tibbett [with orchestra], Alfred Newman, conductor. Recorded in 1935.
Columbia: 1378-2 (label); [Take] S-18 D2 Wax no. 1378-2, Prod. 1300, "Metropolitan" (engraved on all discs)
Box 1, Discs 27-30

Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Simon Boccanegra. 02-16-1935

Physical Description: 4.0 78 rpm disc(s)
General Physical Description note: 2 12" vinyl sound discs, 33 1/3 rpm, microgroove (2 copies of each disc).

Scope and Contents note

Performed by Lawrence Tibbett, Elisabeth Rethberg, Giovanni Martinelli, et al., Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra, Ettore Panizza, conductor.
The Golden Age of Opera: EJS-177A, EJS-177B (2 copies); EJS-177C, EJS-177D (2 copies)

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Martinelli, Giovanni, 1885-1969
Panizza, Ettore
Rethberg, Elisabeth, 1894-1976
Box 1, Discs 31-32

Packard program: part one. 02-26-1935

Physical Description: 2.0 78 rpm disc(s)
General Physical Description note: 12" aluminum electrical transcription disc. Various handwritten markings on disc (2 copies).

Scope and Contents note

Side 1: Lawrence Tibbett announces "Sweet grass range" Side 2: Lawrence Tibbett sings "Sweet grass range"
Electro-Vox Air Chek disc for NBC:KFI
Copy 1: Handwritten timing on disc: 3' 43"
Box 1, Disc 33

Packard program: part two. 02-26-1935

Physical Description: 1.0 78 rpm disc
General Physical Description note: 12" aluminum electrical transcription disc. Various handwritten markings on disc. Recorded Feb. 26, 1935.

Scope and Contents note

Warren, Elinor Remick, 1900-1991: Sweet grass range. Sung by Lawrence Tibbett.
Electro-Vox Air Chek, for NBC:KFI.
Box 1, Discs 34-36

Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883. Tannhäuser. 01-18-1936

Physical Description: 3.0 LPs
General Physical Description note: 3 12" vinyl sound discs, 33 1/3 rpm, microgroove. Reissue of recording made Jan. 18, 1936.

Scope and Contents note

Performed by Kirsten Flagstad, Lauritz Melchior, Lawrence Tibbett, et al., Orchestra and Chorus of the Metropolitan Opera Association, Arthur Bodanzky, conductor.
The Golden Age of Opera: EJS-109A, EJS-109B, EJS-109C, EJS-109D, EJS-109E, EJS-109F

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Bodanzky, Artur, 1877-1939
Flagstad, Kirsten, 1895-1962
Melchior, Lauritz
Box 1, Discs 37-40

Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Rigoletto. 03-11-1939

Physical Description: 4.0 LPs
General Physical Description note: 2 12" vinyl sound discs, 33 1/3 rpm microgroove (2 copies of each disc).

Scope and Contents note

Performed by Lily Pons, Jan Kiepura, Lawrence Tibbett, et al., Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra, Gennaro Papi, conductor. Recorded Mar. 11, 1939.
The Golden Age of opera: EJS-131A - EJS-131B (2 copies); EJS-131C - EJS-131D (2 copies)
Box 1, Disc 41

Rossini, Gioacchino, 1792-1868. Barbiere di Siviglia. Largo al factotum.

Physical Description: 1.0 78 rpm disc
General Physical Description note: 12" aluminum 78 rpm sound disc. Title handwritten on label in blue ink on side 1. Handwritten on side 1: 4 Handwritten on side 2: 5

Scope and Contents note

[Performed by Lawrence Tibbett]
Speak-O-Phone Recording Studio
Box 1, Disc 42

The Best of the Kingston Trio

Physical Description: 1.0 LP
General Physical Description note: 12" vinyl 33 1/3 rpm LP.

Scope and Contents note

Contents: Tom Dooley - The Tijuana jail -- Scotch and soda -- Bad man's blunder -- Raspberries, strawberries -- Everglades -- M.T.A. -- The merry minuet -- Where have all the flowers gone -- Billy goat hill -- Take her out of pity -- A worried man.
Capitol Records: The Star Line: T-1705 (T1-1705, T2-1705); T-1-1705-G-6 (matrix), T-2-1705-DL 2 (matrix)

General note

Note in donor's inventory states: "Probably not part of LT's collection"
Box 2

Shellac and Instantaneous Recordings: 1937-1945

Physical Description: 47 78 rpm discs
Box 2, Disc 1

Hanson, Howard, 1896-1981. Merry Mount. Excerpt. 01-19-1934

Physical Description: 1.0 78 rpm disc
General Physical Description note: 12" shellac 78 rpm single-sided sound disc.

Scope and Contents note

Performer: [Lawrence] Tibbett.
RCA Domestic Red Seal: CS-81086-1/19/33 (engraved on disc) Handwritten on disc: "1934, not 33" [also] "Error-1934!"
Handwritten on label: 2A
Handwritten on disc: Unpub. Take
Box 2, Disc 2

Hallelujah rhythm. 10-19-1936

Physical Description: 1.0 78 rpm disc
General Physical Description note: 12" 78 rpm shellac single-sided sound disc. Plain white label with title information handwritten in ink. RCA Victor logo on reverse side of disc.

Scope and Contents note

Performed by Lawrence Tibbett. Recorded Oct. 19, 1936.
RCA Victor: 02175-1A (no. handwritten in pencil on label)
Box 2, Discs 3-4

De hallelujah rhythm.

Physical Description: 2.0 78 rpm disc(s)
General Physical Description note: 12" shellac single-sided sound disc (2 copies). Commercial label with title and performer information in typescript, and manufacturer logo on reverse side.

Scope and Contents note

Performed by Lawrence Tibbett, with orchestra.
Allied Phonograph and Record Co.
Possibly copies of Victor CS-02175-1
Box 2, Disc 5

Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Rigoletto. Cortigiani, vil razza dannata. 10-19-1936

Physical Description: 1.0 78 rpm disc
General Physical Description note: 12" 78 rpm shellac sound disc, single-sided test pressing

Scope and Contents note

Performed by Lawrence Tibbett. Recorded Oct. 19, 1936.
Plain white label: 02173-3 (handwritten in pencil); title and date handwritten in ink.
Box 2, Disc 6

Dvořák, Antonín, 1841-1904. Symphonies, no. 9, op. 95, E minor. Largo. Selections; arr. 10-19-1936

Physical Description: 1.0 78 rpm disc
General Physical Description note: 12" shellac 78 rpm single-sided sound disc. Plain white label with title, composer and other information handwritten in pencil. RCA Victor logo on reverse side of disc.

Scope and Contents note

Title on disc: Goin' home.
[Performed by Lawrence Tibbett]. Recorded Oct. 19, 1936.
"5 min., 10 sec." (handwritten on label)
RCA Victor: 02176-1 (handwritten matrix no. on label)
Box 2, Discs 7-8

Schwartz, Arthur, 1900-1984: Amigo (from the motion picture Under your spell) [1936?]

Physical Description: 2.0 78 rpm discs
General Physical Description note: 12" shellac 78 rpm single-sided sound disc. Plain white label with title and composer information handwritten in pencil. RCA Victor logo on reverse side of disc (2 copies)

Scope and Contents note

[Performed by Lawrence Tibbett]
RCA Victor: 97791-1 (matrix)
Box 2, Disc 9

Star-spangled banner (Song) 02-15-1937

Physical Description: 1.0 78 rpm disc
General Physical Description note: 12" instantaneous 78 rpm single-sided sound disc.

Scope and Contents note

Performed by Lawrence Tibbett. Recorded Feb. 15, 1937.
Handwritten timing on disc: 2:00.
Transcriptions Incorporated.
Box 2, Disc 10

Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Semele. Where'er you walk. 01-04-1940

Physical Description: 1.0 78 rpm disc
General Physical Description note: 12" shellac 78 rpm single-sided sound disc. Plain white label with title and matrix no. handwritten in pencil or ink. RCA Victor logo on reverse side of disc.

Scope and Contents note

[Performed by Lawrence Tibbett.] Recorded Jan. 4, 1940.
RCA Victor: 046065-2
Box 2, Discs 11-12

Handel, George Frideric, 1685-1759. Theodora. Defend her, Heav'n! 01-04-1940

Physical Description: 2.0 78 rpm discs
General Physical Description note: 12" shellac 78 rpm single-sided sound disc. Plain white label with title and matrix no. handwritten in pencil. RCA Victor logo on reverse side of disc (2 copies)

Scope and Contents note

[Performed by Lawrence Tibbett.] Recorded Jan. 4, 1940.
RCA Victor: 046066-2 (copy 1); 046066-3 (copy 2)
Box 2, Disc 13

Schubert, Franz, 1797-1828. Allmacht (Song) 01-04-1940

Physical Description: 1.0 78 rpm disc
General Physical Description note: 12" shellac 78 rpm single-sided sound disc. Plain white label with title and matrix no. handwritten in pencil. RCA Victor logo on reverse side of disc. Handwritten in pencil: "Defective cannot be repaired. Thumps."

Scope and Contents note

Title on disc: The omnipotence.
Performed by Lawrence Tibbett. Recorded Jan. 4, 1940.
RCA Victor: 046070-1
Box 2, Disc 14

Ford Sunday Evening Hour: Damrosch, Walter, 1862-1950. Danny Deever -- Youmans, Vincent, 1898-1946. Through the years. Through the years. 01-07-1940

Physical Description: 1.0 78 rpm disc
General Physical Description note: 12" vinyl 78 rpm sound disc. Commercial label with title and performer information in typescript.

Scope and Contents note

Performed by Lawrence Tibbett.
Champion Recording Corp. for radio station WABC, Jan. 7, 1940, 9:00 p.m.
Box 2, Disc 15

Accentuate the positive (music by Harold Arlen) 02-03-1945

Physical Description: 1.0 78 rpm disc
General Physical Description note: 12" instantaneous 78 rpm transcription disc. Commercial label with title in typescript, other information handwritten in ink.

Scope and Contents note

Performed by Lawrence Tibbett and the Hit Paraders Chorus.
Empire Transcription: trial recording.
Recorded Feb. 3, 1945.
Box 2, Discs 16-17

[Your Hit Parade] WABC, 9:00-9:45 p.m.: 02-03-1945

Physical Description: 2.0 78 rpm disc(s)
General Physical Description note: 12" instantaneous 78 rpm sound discs: 1 double-sided disc, 1 single-sided disc. Commercial labels with all information in typescript.

Scope and Contents note

Hallelujah! -- Chloe ["Cloe" is written on label] -- Don't fence me in (music by Cole Porter)
Performed by Lawrence Tibbett.
Rockhill Recording.
Box 2, Discs 18-20

[Hit Parade] CBS Line, 9:00-9:30 p.m.: 02-17-1945

Physical Description: 3.0 78 rpm discs
General Physical Description note: 3 12" instantaneous 78 rpm single-sided sound discs. Commercial label, with all information in typescript.

Scope and Contents note

Performed by Lawrence Tibbett.
Porter, Cole, 1891-1964. Gay divorce. Night and day -- Youmans, Vincent, 1898-1946. Through the years. Drums in my heart -- Accentuate the positive (music by Harold Arlen)
Universal Recording Co.
Box 2, Discs 21-22

[Hit Parade] WABC, 9:00-9:45 p.m.: 02-17-1945

Physical Description: 2.0 78 rpm discs
General Physical Description note: 2 12" instantaneous 78 rpm sound discs: 1 double-sided disc, 1 single-sided disc.

Scope and Contents note

Performed by Lawrence Tibbett.
Porter, Cole, 1891-1964. Gay divorce. Night and day -- Youmans, Vincent, 1898-1946. Through the years. Drums in my heart -- Accentuate the positive (music by Harold Arlen)
Rockhill Recording Company.
Box 2, Discs 23-24

[Your Hit Parade] CBS, 12:00-12:45 a.m.: 02-24-1945

Physical Description: 2.0 78 rpm discs
General Physical Description note: 12" instantaneous 78 rpm sound discs: 1 double-sided disc, label on side 2 missing; one single-sided disc. Commercial labels with all information in typescript.

Scope and Contents note

Performed by Lawrence Tibbett.
Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979. Oklahoma! Oh, what a beautiful mornin' -- [Tierney, Harry, 1890-1965. Rio Rita. Rangers' song] (NB: Label missing; information from donor's inventory) -- Accentuate the positive (musc by Harold Arlen)
Rockhill Recording.
Box 2, Discs 25-26

[Your Hit Parade] WABC, 9:00-9:45 p.m.: 03-03-1945

Physical Description: 2.0 78 rpm discs
General Physical Description note: 12" instantaneous 78 rpm sound discs. 1 disc is double-sided, labels detached and stored separately; 1 disc is single-sided, label detached and stored separately. Commercial labels with all information in typescript.

Separated Materials note

3 labels detached from discs stored in separate envelopes with discs.

Scope and Contents note

Performed by Lawrence Tibbett.
Don't fence me in (music by Cole Porter) -- Accentuate the positive (music by Harold Arlen) -- Army Air Corps song
Rockhill Recordings.
Box 2, Discs 27-28

Texaco Star Theater, WABC, 9:30-10:00 p.m.: 03-04-1945

Physical Description: 2.0 78 rpm discs
General Physical Description note: 2 12" instantaneous 78 rpm sound discs.

Scope and Contents note

Side 1 performed by Lawrence Tibbett. Sides 2 and 4 performed by Lawrence Tibbett, with Alec Templeton. Side 3 performed by Lawrence Tibbett and Jane Froman.
Side 1: Léhar, Franz, 1870-1948. Land des Lächelns. Dein ist mein ganzes Herz. English [Yours is my heart alone] -- Side 2: Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875. Carmen. Chanson du toréador [2' 10"] -- Side 3: Romberg, Sigmund, 1887-1951. New moon. Wanting you -- Side 4: [Unidentified work]
Universal Recording Co.
Box 2, Discs 29-30

[Hit Parade] CBS Line, 9:00-9:45 p.m.: 03-10-1945

Physical Description: 2.0 78 rpm discs
General Physical Description note: 2 12" instantaneous 78 rpm sound discs: 1 double-sided disc, 1 single-sided disc.

Scope and Contents note

Performed by Lawrence Tibbett.
Romberg, Sigmund, 1887-1951. New moon. Lover, come back to me -- Friml, Rudolf, 1879-1972. Vagabond king. Song of the vagabonds -- Accentuate the positive (music by Harold Arlen)
Box 2, Discs 31-34

Texaco Star Theater, WABC, 9:30-10:00 p.m.: 03-11-1945

Physical Description: 4.0 78 rpm discs
General Physical Description note: 4 12" instantaneous 78 rpm sound discs: 3 double-sided discs and 1 single-sided disc.

Scope and Contents note

Side 1: Kern, Jerome, 1885-1945. Sally. Look for the silver lining
Side 2: Stothart, Herbert, 1885-1949. Rogue song [from the motion picture The rogue song] (performed by Lawrence Tibbett)
Side 3: He's home for a little while. (performed by Jane Froman)
Side 4: Intro. to Goin' home. (performed by Alec Templeton)
Side 5: Dvořák, Antonín, 1841-1904. Symphonies, no. 9, op. 95, E minor. Largo. Selections; arr. (Goin' home). (performed by Lawrence Tibbett, with chorus)
Side 6: Gershwin, George, 1898-1937. Rhapsody in blue. (performed by Alec Templeton, piano)
Side 7: Gershwin, George, 1898-1937. Porgy and Bess. Bess, you is my woman. (performed by Lawrence Tibbett and Jane Froman)
Universal Recording Co.
Box 2, Discs 35-36

[Your Hit Parade] WABC, 9:00-9:45 p.m.: 03-17-1945

Physical Description: 2.0 78 rpm discs
General Physical Description note: 2 12" instantaneous 78 rpm sound discs: 1 double-sided disc and 1 single-sided disc.

Scope and Contents note

Performed by Lawrence Tibbett.
Youmans, Vincent, 1898-1946. Great day. Great day -- More and more -- Accentuate the positive (music by Harold Arlen)
Rockhill Recording.
Box 2, Discs 37-40

[Texaco] Star Theater, WABC, 9:30-10:00 p.m.: 03-18-1945

Physical Description: 4.0 78 rpm discs
General Physical Description note: 4 12" glass-based instantaneous 78 rpm sound discs. Disc 1 is cracked.

Scope and Contents note

Lawrence Tibbett, Jane Froman, vocalists; Alex Templeton, piano; orchestra and chorus, [conducted by] Al Goodman.
Universal Recording Company.

Separated Materials note

Disc 37 is damaged and is stored separately from the rest of the Tibbett Collection.
Box 2, Discs 41-42

[Your Hit Parade] CBS Line, 9:00-9:45 p.m.: 03-24-1945

Physical Description: 2.0 78 rpm discs
General Physical Description note: 2 12" glass-based instantaneous 78 rpm sound discs: 1 double sided disc and 1 singe-sided disc.

Scope and Contents note

Performed by Lawrence Tibbett.
Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989. Alexander's ragtime band -- Shannon, J. R. (James Royce), 1881-1946. That's an Irish lullaby -- Accentuate the positive (music by Harold Arlen)
Universal Recording Company.
Box 2, Discs 43-44

[Your Hit Parade] CBS Line, 9:00-9:45 p.m. (copy 2): 03-24-1945

Physical Description: 2.0 78 rpm discs
General Physical Description note: 2 12" instantaneous 78 rpm sound discs: 1 double-sided disc and 1 single-sided disc.

Scope and Contents note

Performed by Lawrence Tibbett.
Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989. Alexander's ragtime band -- Shannon, J. R. (James Royce), 1881-1946. That's an Irish lullaby. (Toora-loora) -- Accentuate the positive (music by Harold Arlen)
Rockhill Recording.
Box 2, Disc 45

Philco Hall of Fame: WJZ, 6:00-7:00 p.m.: 03-25-1945

Physical Description: 1.0 78 rpm disc
General Physical Description note: 12" instantaneous 78 rpm sound disc.

Scope and Contents note

Performed by Lawrence Tibbett.
"Lawrence Tibbett spot"
Universal Recording Co.
Box 2, Discs 46-47

[Your Hit Parade]: WABC, 9:00-9:45 p.m.: 03-31-1945

Physical Description: 2.0 78 rpm discs
General Physical Description note: 2 12" instantaneous 78 rpm sound discs: 1 double-sided disc, 1 single-sided disc.

Scope and Contents note

Performed by Lawrence Tibbett.
I'm beginning to see the light (words and music by Don George, Johnny Hodges, Duke Ellington, and Harry James) -- Gershwin, George, 1898-1937. Porgy and Bess. It ain't necessarily so -- Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989. As thousands cheer. Easter parade.
Rockhill Recording Company.
Box 3

Shellac and Acetate Recordings: April-July 1945, Undated Recordings, and Miscellaneous Recordings 04-23-1945 -- 07-21-1945

Physical Description: 55.0 78 rpm discs
Box 3, Discs 1-4

[Your Hit Parade] WABC, 9:00-9:45 p.m.: 04-07-1945

Physical Description: 4.0 78 rpm discs
General Physical Description note: 4 12" instantaneous 78 rpm sound discs: 2 double-sided discs, 2 single-sided discs.

Scope and Contents note

Performed by Lawrence Tibbett.
Cohan, George M. (George Michael), 1878-1942. Over there -- Handy, W. C. (William Christopher), 1873-1958. Saint Louis blues -- I'm beginning to see the light [words and music by Don George, Johnny Hodges, Duke Ellington, and Harry James]
Includes 2 copies of each disc.
Rockhill Recording (copy 1) Universal Recording Company (copy 2)
Box 3, Discs 5-6

Special PGM with Lawrence Tibbett. 04-14-1945

Physical Description: 2.0 78 rpm discs
General Physical Description note: 2 12" glass-based instantaneous 78 rpm sound discs: 1 double-sided disc, and 1 single-sided disc.

Scope and Contents note

Performed by Lawrence Tibbett.
Home on the range -- Deep river -- Battle hymn
National Broadcasting Co. Reference Recording Instantaneous: 48010, 48011, 48012
Box 3, Discs 7-8

[Your Hit Parade]: WABC, 9:00-9:45 p.m.: 04/21-1945

Physical Description: 2.0 78 rpm discs
General Physical Description note: 2 12" glass-based instantaneous 78 rpm sound discs: 1 double-sided disc and 1 single-sided disc.

Scope and Contents note

Performed by Lawrence Tibbett.
Gershwin, George, 1898-1937. Porgy and Bess. I got plenty o' nuttin' -- Get your gear on [words and music by Al Carbuto] -- I'm beginning to see the light [words and music by Don George, Johnny Hodges, Duke Ellington, and Harry James]
Rockhill Recording.
Box 3, Discs 9-10

[Your Hit Parade] CBS Line, 9:00-9:45 p.m.: 04-21-1945

Physical Description: 2.0 78 rpm discs
General Physical Description note: 2 12" instantaneous 78 rpm sound discs: 1 double-sided disc and 1 single-sided disc.

Scope and Contents note

Performed by Lawrence Tibbett.
Gershwin, George, 1898-1937. Porgy and Bess. I got plenty o' nuttin' -- Get your gear on [words and music by Al Carbuto] -- I'm beginning to see the light [words and music by Don George, Johnny Hodges, Duke Ellington, and Harry James]
Universal Recording
Box 3, Disc 11

United Nations: WEAF, RCA, 4:30-5:00 p.m.: 04-22-1945

Physical Description: 1.0 78 rpm disc
General Physical Description note: 12" glass-based instantaneous 78 rpm single-sided sound disc.

Scope and Contents note

Performed by Lawrence Tibbett.
[Music America loves best]
Universal Recording Company.
Box 3, Discs 12-13

[RCA Music you want] WEAF, 4:30-5:00 p.m.: 04-22-1945

Physical Description: 2.0 78 rpm discs
General Physical Description note: 2 12" instantaneous 78 rpm sound discs: 1 double sided disc, 1 single-sided disc.

Scope and Contents note

Performed by Lawrence Tibbett.
Tommy-lad (music by E. J. Margetson) -- Porter, Cole, 1891-1964. Jubilee. Begin the beguine -- Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864. Jeanie with the light brown hair.
Universal Recording Company.
Box 3, Discs 14-17

[Your Hit Parade] WEAF, 9:30-10:00 p.m.: 04-23-1945

Physical Description: 4.0 78 rpm discs
General Physical Description note: 4 12" instantaneous 78 rpm sound discs: 2 double-sided discs, 2 single-sided discs.

Scope and Contents note

Performed by Lawrence Tibbett.
"Information please"
Box 3, Discs 18-21

[Hit Parade] CBS Line, 9:00-9:45 p.m.: 04-28-1945

Physical Description: 4.0 78 rpm discs
General Physical Description note: 4 12" instantaneous 78 rpm sound discs: 2 double-sided discs, 2 single-sided discs.

Scope and Contents note

Performed by Lawrence Tibbett.
El rancho grande -- [Coslow, Sam, 1902-1982]: Sing you sinners -- I'm beginning to see the light (words and music by Don George, Johnny Hodges, Duke Ellington, and Harry James)
Includes 2 copies of this program.
Universal Recording Company (copy 1) Rockhill Recording (copy 2)
Box 3, Discs 22-23

[Your Hit Parade] CBS, 9:00-9:45 p.m.: 06-02-1945

Physical Description: 2.0 78 rpm discs
General Physical Description note: 2 12" instantaneous 78 rpm sound discs: 1 double-sided disc, 1 single-sided disc.

Scope and Contents note

Performed by Lawrence Tibbett.
Gershwin, George, 1898-1937. Porgy and Bess. It ain't necessarily so -- Don't fence me in (music by Cole Porter) -- Sentimental journey (music by Bud Green)
Rockhill Recording.
Box 3, Disc 24

[Your Hit Parade] CBS Line, 9:00-9:45 p.m.: 06-02-1945

Physical Description: 1.0 78 rpm disc
General Physical Description note: 12" instantaneous 78 rpm single-sided sound disc.

Scope and Contents note

Performed by Lawrence Tibbett.
Sentimental journey [words and music by Bud Green]
Universal Recording Company.
Box 3, Discs 25-26

Hit Parade, WABC: 06-09-1945

Physical Description: 2.0 78 rpm discs
General Physical Description note: 2 12" instantaneous 78 rpm sound discs: 1 double-sided disc, 1 single-sided disc.

Scope and Contents note

Performed by Lawrence Tibbett.
Jingle, jangle, jingle -- Old man river -- Sentimental journey [words and music by Bud Green]
Universal Recording Company.
Box 3, Discs 27-29

Milton Berle Show, WABC, 10:30-11:00 p.m.: 06-13-1945

Physical Description: 3.0 78 rpm discs
General Physical Description note: 3 12" instantaneous 78 rpm double-sided sound discs. Label from Side 3 missing.

Scope and Contents note

Lawrence Tibbett, baritone.
"Milton Berle Show"
Universal recording Company.
Box 3, Discs 30-31

[Your Hit Parade] CBS Line, 9:00-9:30 p.m.: 06-16-1945

Physical Description: 2.0 78 rpm discs
General Physical Description note: 2 12" instantaneous 78 rpm sound discs: 1 double-sided disc, 1 single-sided disc.

Separated Materials note

Labels detached from discs stored in separate envelopes with discs.

Scope and Contents note

Performed by Lawrence Tibbett.
Bellbottom trousers -- Cloe (label detached from disc) -- Sentimental journey (music by Bud Green)(label detached from disc)
Universal Recording Company
Box 3, Discs 32-33

[Your Hit Parade] WABC, 9:00-9:45 p.m.: 06-16-1945

Physical Description: 2.0 78 rpm discs
General Physical Description note: 2 12" instantaneous 78 rpm sound discs: 1 double-sided disc, 1 single-sided disc.

Scope and Contents note

Performed by Lawrence Tibbett.
Bellbottom trousers -- Chloe -- Sentimental journey (music by Bud Green)
Rockhill Recording
Box 3, Disc 34

WOR, 3:30-4:00 p.m.: 06-17-1945

Physical Description: 1.0 78 rpm disc
General Physical Description note: 12" instantaneous 78 rpm single-sided sound disc.

Separated Materials note

Label detached from disc stored in separate envelopes with discs.

Scope and Contents note

Performed by Lawrence Tibbett.
Get out & buy those "E" bonds (words and music by Herman Hupfeld)(label detached from disc)
Universal Recording Company.
Box 3, Discs 35-36

[Your Hit Parade] CBS, 9-9:30 p.m.: 06-23-1945

Physical Description: 2.0 78 rpm discs
General Physical Description note: 2 12" instantaneous 78 rpm sound discs: 1 double-sided disc, 1 single-sided disc.

Scope and Contents note

Performed by Lawrence Tibbett.
Get out and buy those "E" bonds (words and music by Herman Hupfeld) -- Bell bottom trousers (music by Moe Jaffe) -- Sentimental journey (music by Bud Green)
Universal Recording Company.
Box 3, Discs 37-38

[Your Hit Parade] CBS, 9:00-9:45 p.m.: 06-23-1945

Physical Description: 2.0 78 rpm discs
General Physical Description note: 2 12" instantaneous 78 rpm sound discs: 1 double sided disc, 1 single-sided disc.

Scope and Contents note

Performed by Lawrence Tibbett.
Get out and buy those "E" bonds (words and music by Herman Hupfeld) -- Bell bottom trousers (music by Moe Jaffe) -- Sentimental journey (music by Bud Green)
Rockhill Recording.
Box 3, Discs 39-40

[Your Hit Parade] CBS-Line, 9-9:45 p.m.: 06-30-1945

Physical Description: 2.0 78 rpm discs
General Physical Description note: 2 12" instantaneous 78 rpm sound discs: 1 double-sided disc, 1 single-sided disc.

Scope and Contents note

Performed by Lawrence Tibbett.
Accentuate the positive (music by Harold Arlen) -- The cassons go rolling along -- Sentimental journey (music by Bud Green)
Universal Recording Company.
Box 3, Discs 41-42

[Your Hit Parade] WABC, 9-9:15 p.m.: 07-07-1945

Physical Description: 2.0 78 rpm discs
General Physical Description note: 2 12" instantaneous 78 rpm sound discs: 1 double-sided disc, 1 single-sided disc.

Scope and Contents note

Performed by Lawrence Tibbett.
Gershwin, George, 1898-1937. Porgy and Bess. I got plenty o' nuttin' -- Romberg, Sigmund, 1887-1951. Desert song. One alone -- Sentimental journey (music by Bud Green)
Rockhill Recording Company.
Box 3, Discs 43-44

[Your Hit Parade] WABC, 9-9:45 p.m.: 07-14-1945

Physical Description: 2.0 78 rpm discs
General Physical Description note: 2 12" instantaneous 78 rpm sound discs: 1 double-sided disc, 1 single-sided disc.

Scope and Contents note

Performed by Lawrence Tibbett.
Handy, W. C. (William Christopher), 1873-1958. Saint Louis blues -- Army Air Corps -- Dream (words and music by Johnny Mercer)
Universal Recording Company.
Box 3, Discs 45-48

Hit Parade, WABC, 9-9:45 p.m.: 07-21-1945

Physical Description: 4.0 78 rpm discs
General Physical Description note: 2 12" instantaneous 78 rpm sound discs: 1 double-sded disc, 1 single-sided disc (2 copies of each disc).

Scope and Contents note

Performed by Lawrence Tibbett.
Deacon Jones [music by Johnny Lange] -- [Stothart, Herbert, 1885-1949: Rogue song, from the motion picture The rogue song] -- Dream [words and music by Johnny Mercer]
Universal Recording Co. (copy 1) Rockhill Recording (copy 2)

Separated Materials note

Copy 1: All labels are detached and stored in separate envelopes which accompany discs.
Box 3, Disc 49

Somerveil, Arthur: Kingdom by the sea -- Kern, Jerome, 1885-1945. Show boat. Ol' man river.

Physical Description: 1.0 78 rpm disc
General Physical Description note: 12" shellac 78 rpm sound disc.

Scope and Contents note

Lawrence Tibbett, baritone; Stewart Wille, piano accompaniment.
Victor Special Record: Cs 74704-Cs 74705; A 74704 2 VE, A 74705 2 VE (matrix)

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Hammerstein, Oscar, 1895-1960
Kern, Jerome, 1885-1945
Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849
Somervell, Arthur, Sir, 1863-193
Wille, Stewart
Box 3, Discs 50-52

Del Riego, Teresa, 1876-1968. Star was his candle.

Physical Description: 3.0 78 rpm discs
General Physical Description note: 1 single-sided 10" 78 rpm shellac sound disc (3 copies).

Separated Materials note

Disc 52 is damaged and is stored separately from the rest of the Tibbett Collection.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Hoare, Florence
Box 3, Disc 53

Spell.

Physical Description: 1.0 78 rpm disc
General Physical Description note: 10" single-sided shellac 78 rpm sound disc.

Scope and Contents note

[Performed by Lawrence Tibbett]
Handwritten in pencil in place of label: Spell. Possibly the song "Amigo" from the film Under your spell.
Victor: 97755-1 (matrix)
Box 3, Disc 54

Millay, Edna St. Vincent, 1892-1950: Poem & prayer for an invading army. 06/06/1944

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 78 rpm disc
General Physical Description note: 12" shellac 78 rpm sound disc.

Scope and Contents note

Ronald Coleman reading Poem & prayer for an invading army by Edna St. Vincent Millay. Written especially for the National Broadcasting Co. and recorded for the NBC 24-hour D-Day Broadcast, Tuesday, June 6, 1944.
NBC: ND4/MC/5606--ND4/MC/5607; ND4-MC-5606-1B, ND4-MC-5607-1D (matrix)
Box 3, Disc 55

Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Falstaff. Quand'ero paggio del Duca di Norfolk -- Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Otello. Era la notte. 1904-1908

Physical Description: 1.0 78 rpm disc
General Physical Description note: 12" double-sided instantaneous 78 rpm sound disc.

Scope and Contents note

1st work performed by Victor Manuel, originally recorded in 1904. 2nd work performed by Antonio Magini-Coletti and Elisa Petro, originally recorded Oct. 1, 1908.
RCA DeLuxe Recording.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Magini-Coletti, Antonio, 1855-1912
Manuel, Victor
Petro, Elisa
Box 3, Disc 56

Gershwin, George, 1898-1937. Porgy and Bess. Selections.

Physical Description: 1.0 78 rpm disc
General Physical Description note: 12" shellac 78 rpm sound disc.

Scope and Contents note

Performed by Lawrence Tibbett, baritone; Helen Jepson, soprano; chorus and orchestra conducted by Alexander Smallens. Recorded under the supervision of the composer.
Contents: Scene: Summertime and Crap game - A woman is a sometime thing - Bess, you is my woman now.
RCA Victor: C 25-3, C 25-4; 11879-A VE, 11879-B VE (matrix nos.)

Separated Materials note

Disc is damaged and is stored separately from the rest of the Tibbett Collection.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Jepson, Helen, 1904-1997
Box 4

Audio tape

Physical Description: 1.0 7" open reel tape
Box 4, Reel 1

Tape of Lawrence Tibbett, Sr.

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 sound tape reel
General Physical Description note: 1 7" tape reel, playback at 7 1/2 ips.

Scope and Contents note

Performed by Lawrence Tibbett, Sr.
Contents:
Stothart, Herbert, 1885-1949. Rogue song. Rogue song -- Stothart, Herbert, 1885-1949. Rogue song. Narrative -- Stothart, Herbert, 1885-1949. Tramps at sea -- McHugh, Jimmy, 1894-1969. Cuban love song -- Yradier, Sebastián, 1809-1865. Paloma -- Stothart, Herbert, 1885-1949. Rogue song. When I'm looking at you.
Tape prepared by Larry Tibbett Jr.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Stothart, Herbert, 1885-1949
Box 5

Miscellaneous Documents

Physical Description: 3.0 folders
Box 5, Folder 1

Collection Inventories

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
General Physical Description note: 6 leaves of paper, 8 1/2" x 11" with 4 leaves in typescript and 2 leaves with photocopied typescript.

Scope and Contents note

Folder contains two inventories of the collection: (1) Typescript with handwritten additions; (2) Photocopy of typescript with quantities of discs listed and donor's contact information handwritten at the end.
Box 5, Folder 2

Tape inventory

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
General Physical Description note: 13 4' x 6" index cards.

Scope and Contents note

Contents listings of 13 tape reels in Tibbett's personal collection, with each card containing the contents of one tape reel. Information is handwritten in pencil with occasional additions in black ink or red pencil.
Box 5, Folder 3

Articles by Lawrence Tibbett

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder
General Physical Description note: 27 leaves, 8 1/2" x 11" paper; photocopied on one side of each sheet.

Scope and Contents note

Folder contains photocopies of four published articles by Lawrence Tibbett: (1) Along the glory road; (2) Then along came twins (published in The American magazine of September 1933); (3) They put me in jail for singing; (4) Why I quit making funny faces.