Item MS-5-20, Box 2, Cassette 42 - MPBN radio recording of "Vanessa" and concert for nanny Mack and Agnes (side A)

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MPBN radio recording of "Vanessa" and concert for nanny Mack and Agnes (side A)

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  • Source of title proper: Title transcribed from label on audio cassette

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MS-5-20, Box 2, Cassette 42

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  • September 21 and October 25, 1981 (Creation)

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1 sound recording (39 min., 16 sec.)

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Item is an audio recording by Sheila Piercey in 1981. The first part of the recording is an MPBN radio recording of "Vanessa," an American opera produced by Samuel Barber, aired on September 21, 1981. The second part of the recording (13:22) is Sheila Piercey's practice session with mum and nanny. Handwritten notes on the label inserted in the cassette case read: "concert for Nanny Mack and Agnes, mum playing piano, “Alleluia" Mozart, O mio babbino/Jewel Song. Nanny died five months later." The recording is on side A of audio cassette.

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Accession 2018-043


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Digitized in 2019

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