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FL 9882/FP 98-2 English Lyric Poetry Read by Kathleen Danson Reed

Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Container:
Box 45, Folder 27
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1956
Scope and Contents Note:
Record labels, liner notes (draft), proofs of slicks, liner notes (final)
Collection Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at rinzlerarchives@si.edu or (202) 633-7322 for additional information.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, File Asch_02_045_027
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Moses and Frances Asch Collection
Moses and Frances Asch Collection / Series 2: Folkways Production / 2.1: Production Files
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-asch-ref7975

London Library of Recorded English records

Editor:
Compton, Joseph, 1891-  Search this
Clinton-Baddeley, V.C. (Victor Clinton), 1900-1970  Search this
Extent:
1.25 Cubic feet (11 legal folders, 6 cassette tapes, 18 sound discs (vinyl))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Lyric poetry
Narrative poetry, english
English poetry
Date:
1949-2010
bulk 1950-1965
Summary:
London Library of Recorded English was a 6-volume Anthology of English Literature, consisting of poetry spanning 16th-20th century England, read aloud by well-known British poets, scholars, and actors. The first four recordings were edited by poet-scholars V.C. Clinton-Baddeley and Joseph Compton, and when it was acquired by Britam Agencies in 1955, Clinton-Baddeley stayed on to create two more releases. The collection contains 6 LP recordings, as well as the business papers associated with the creation and management of the Anthology.
Arrangement:
This collection is arranged in two series: 1. Papers, 1949-2010, arranged alphabetically by subject and chronologically thereafter, and 2. Audiorecordings, 1956-1965, arranged chronologically.
Biographical / Historical:
The London Library of Recorded English had roots in V.C. Clinton-Baddeley's 1937 recordings of poetry broadcasts with W.B. Yeats for the BBC. In 1940, during World War II, Clinton-Baddeley helped prepare British propaganda on gramophone discs for the use of foreign radio stations. A portion of these recordings were dedicated to "cultured propaganda," and this included recordings of English poetry produced by Clinton-Baddeley and read by himself and other well-known readers.

During the war, Clinton-Baddeley was speaking to Joseph Compton, a prominent specialist in English literature education, about the propaganda records. Compton believed that recordings of literature would be in demand in schools. When the war ended, E.J. Vetter, a recording engineer told Clinton-Baddeley that he would be setting up a small recording studio where it would be possible to make some poetry recordings. Compton soon got on board, and the recording studio, which was a part of United Programmes Limited (UPL) of London, England, would support the production of the recordings.

The first four volumes (called "books") of the anthology were made with UPL in the late 1940s. These were directed by Clinton-Baddeley and engineered by Vetter and J. Bramhall. Compton made selections and provided literary criticism. Both Clinton-Baddeley and Compton were considered editors of the series.

UPL went into receivership and in 1950, Edgar J. Grande, receiver for UPL, appointed Britam Agencies, Inc. (Britam) sole agent in the U.S.A. and Canada for the sale of the recordings (twenty-four 78rpm records per set) to be imported from England. The recordings were sold to schools, colleges, and libraries.

In 1955, UPL and Grande arranged with Britam to purchase the LLRE free and clear. Britam re-engineered the recordings and converted them into 4 LPs, manufactured by Columbia Records and sold under the Alpha Records label.

In 1963, Clinton-Baddeley and Irwin Breslauer of Britam agreed to a plan to produce two additional LP records (Books V and VI). All six volumes were marketed as a package, and later, as a set of six cassette tapes. The LLRE then went dormant, with no effort being made towards sales, as the principals of Britam, Irwin Breslauer and Norman Breslauer were occupied with other business.

The collection was donated to the the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage in 2010.
Provenance:
This collection was donated in memory of Lewis R. Breslauer to Smithsonian Folkways Recordings/Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage in January, 2010. The donation included all right, title, and interest in and to the recordings, papers, and historical materials, as well as all intellectual property rights.
Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at (202) 633-7322 or rinzlerarchives@si.edu for additional information.
Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff at (202) 633-7322 or rinzlerarchives@si.edu for additional information.

Restrictions may apply concerning the use, duplication, or publication of items in these collections. Consult the archivists for additional information.
Genre/Form:
Lyric poetry
Narrative poetry, English
English poetry -- 19th century
English poetry -- 17th century
English poetry -- 18th century
English poetry -- Early modern, 1500-1700
Citation:
London Library of Recorded English records, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.LLRE
See more items in:
London Library of Recorded English records
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-cfch-llre
Additional Online Media:

Master Recordings in English Literature, Book I and Book II, Lyric Poetry

Collection Editor:
Compton, Joseph, 1891-  Search this
Clinton-Baddeley, V.C. (Victor Clinton), 1900-1970  Search this
Extent:
6 sound discs (vinyl) (Three copies of two-volume set. Includes liner notes.)
Container:
Box 1, Item 1
Type:
Archival materials
Audio
Sound discs (vinyl)
Date:
1956
Scope and Contents:
LLRE recordings released on Alpha Records, custom pressed by Columbia Records Inc.
Collection Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at (202) 633-7322 or rinzlerarchives@si.edu for additional information.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff at (202) 633-7322 or rinzlerarchives@si.edu for additional information.

Restrictions may apply concerning the use, duplication, or publication of items in these collections. Consult the archivists for additional information.
Collection Citation:
London Library of Recorded English records, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
London Library of Recorded English records
London Library of Recorded English records / Series 2: Audio recordings
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-llre-ref37

LL1001 The London Library of Recorded English, Book I: Lyric Poetry

Collection Editor:
Compton, Joseph, 1891-  Search this
Clinton-Baddeley, V.C. (Victor Clinton), 1900-1970  Search this
Extent:
1 sound discs (vinyl)
Container:
Box 1, Item 3
Type:
Archival materials
Audio
Sound discs (vinyl)
Date:
1964
Scope and Contents:
Recording produced by Britam Agencies, Inc.
Collection Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at (202) 633-7322 or rinzlerarchives@si.edu for additional information.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff at (202) 633-7322 or rinzlerarchives@si.edu for additional information.

Restrictions may apply concerning the use, duplication, or publication of items in these collections. Consult the archivists for additional information.
Collection Citation:
London Library of Recorded English records, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
London Library of Recorded English records
London Library of Recorded English records / Series 2: Audio recordings
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-llre-ref42

LL1002 The London Library of Recorded English, Book II: Lyric Poetry

Collection Editor:
Compton, Joseph, 1891-  Search this
Clinton-Baddeley, V.C. (Victor Clinton), 1900-1970  Search this
Extent:
1 sound discs (vinyl)
Container:
Box 1, Item 4
Type:
Archival materials
Audio
Sound discs (vinyl)
Date:
1965
Scope and Contents:
Recording produced by Britam Agencies, Inc.
Collection Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at (202) 633-7322 or rinzlerarchives@si.edu for additional information.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff at (202) 633-7322 or rinzlerarchives@si.edu for additional information.

Restrictions may apply concerning the use, duplication, or publication of items in these collections. Consult the archivists for additional information.
Collection Citation:
London Library of Recorded English records, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
London Library of Recorded English records
London Library of Recorded English records / Series 2: Audio recordings
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-llre-ref44

Exhibition Files

Collection Creator:
Herbert, David, 1920-1995  Search this
Extent:
0.25 Linear feet (Box 3)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1959-1963
Scope and Contents:
This series documents exhibitions at the David Herbert Gallery, primarily through installation shots, catalogs, and scattered news clippings.

There is also a file documenting Herbert's ideas for combining lyrical art with examples from lyric poetry, inspired by an exhibition at the American Federation of Arts.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D. C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The David Herbert papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
David Herbert papers, circa 1909-1996. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.herbdavi, Series 5
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David Herbert papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-herbdavi-ref19

Song lyrics (poetry) book

Collection Creator:
Graciela, 1915-2010  Search this
Container:
Box 11, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Graciela Papers,1934-2013, undated, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Graciela Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1425-ref312

Lyric Poetry [photomechanical print]

Artist:
Walker, Henry Oliver 1843-1929  Search this
Physical description:
1 photomechanical print black and white
Type:
Photomechanical prints
Date:
Copyrighted 1899
Topic:
Allegory--Arts & Sciences--Poetry  Search this
Figure group  Search this
Landscape  Search this
Performing Arts--Music--Lyre  Search this
Image number:
LOC LC002258
See more items in:
Photograph Archives
Library of Congress Copyright Deposit Collection
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_142449

The Poet on Pegasus Entering the Realm of the Muses, (painting)

Title:
Pegasus, (painting)
Painter:
Ryder, Albert Pinkham 1847-1917  Search this
Medium:
Oil on wood
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Worcester Art Museum 55 Salisbury Street Worcester Massachusetts 01609 Accession Number: 1919.33
Date:
1887
Topic:
Mythology--Classical--Pegasus  Search this
Figure male  Search this
Occupation--Writer--Poet  Search this
Mythology--Classical--Muse  Search this
Mythology--Classical--Calliope  Search this
Object--Written Matter--Book  Search this
Mythology--Classical--Terpsichore  Search this
Object--Musical Instrument--Lyre  Search this
Mythology--Classical--Erato  Search this
Landscape  Search this
Control number:
IAP 23570140
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_272064

Greek Lyric Poetry [sculpture] / (photographed by A. B. Bogart)

Artist:
French, Daniel Chester 1850-1931  Search this
Photographer:
Bogart, A. B.  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Allegory--Arts & Sciences--Poetry  Search this
Figure female--Full length  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Image number:
SSC S0000979
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_127687
Additional Online Media:

Model for Greek Lyric Poetry (?) [sculpture] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
French, Daniel Chester 1850-1931  Search this
Photographer:
Bogart, A. B.  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Figure female--Full length  Search this
Allegory--Arts & Sciences--Poetry  Search this
Study--Model  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0098954
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Photograph Archives
Data Source:
Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_98955

The Spectrum of Light: Light of Poetry, (painting)

Title:
Light of Poetry, (painting)
Red, (painting)
Painter:
Gutherz, Carl 1844-1907  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Paintings-Mural
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Library of Congress 10 1st Street, S.E Member's of Congress Room ceiling Washington District of Columbia 20540
Topic:
Allegory--Element--Light  Search this
Allegory--Arts & Sciences--Poetry  Search this
Mythology--Classical--Pegasus  Search this
Figure female--Full length  Search this
Control number:
IAP 08480628
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_371824

English lyric poetry [sound recording] / read by Kathleen Danson Read

Reader:
Read, Kathleen Danson  Search this
Cover designer:
Clyne, Ronald 1925-2006  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
British  Search this
Type:
Phonograph records
Collections
Place:
United Kingdom
England
Date:
1956
Topic:
English poetry  Search this
Poetry  Search this
British Isles  Search this
Oral interpretation of poetry  Search this
Ballads, English  Search this
Local number:
Folkways 9882
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access
See more items in:
Folkways Records Collection 1948-1986
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_233121

Master recordings in English literature: Lyric Poetry [sound recording]

Artist:
Clinton-Baddeley, V. C (Victor Clinton) 1900-1970  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Date:
1955
Topic:
Spoken word  Search this
Poetry  Search this
Local number:
FW-ASCH-LP-2267
Alpha 1
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
See more items in:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, 1939-1986 228428
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_315733

Readings in Lyric Poetry [sound recording]

Artist:
Ross, David  Search this
Physical description:
2 phonograph records : analog, 78 rpm ; 10 in
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Local number:
FW-ASCH-78-0346
Musicraft 53
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
See more items in:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, 1939-1986 228428
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_320657

The London Library of Recorded English, Book I: Lyric Poetry [sound recording]

Producer:
Compton, Joseph 1891-  Search this
Author:
Blunden, Edmund 1896-1974  Search this
Shirley, James, 1596-1666  Search this
Blake, William, 1757-1827  Search this
Wordsworth, William 1908-1988  Search this
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor 1772-1834  Search this
Peacock, Thomas Love, 1785-1866  Search this
Keats, John, 1795-1821  Search this
Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, Baron 1809-1892  Search this
Stephens, James 1882-1950  Search this
Morris, William 1834-1896  Search this
Hardy, Thomas 1840-1928  Search this
Hopkins, Gerard Manley 1844-1889  Search this
Meynell, Alice 1847-1922  Search this
Housman, A. E. (Alfred Edward) 1859-1936  Search this
Hodgson, Ralph 1871-1962  Search this
Davies, W. H (William Henry) 1871-1940  Search this
De la Mare, Walter 1873-1956  Search this
Thomas, Edward 1878-1917  Search this
Turner, W. J. (Walter James) 1889-1946  Search this
Performer:
Clinton-Baddeley, V. C (Victor Clinton) 1900-1970  Search this
Trouncer, Cecil  Search this
Day Lewis, C. (Cecil) 1904-1972  Search this
Harris, Robert 1900-1995  Search this
Thomas, Dylan 1914-1953  Search this
Laurie, John 1897-1980  Search this
Letts, Pauline  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Date:
1965
Topic:
Spoken word  Search this
Lyric poetry  Search this
Local number:
Britam 1001
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. Listening only. No Duplication Allowed
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_355254

The London Library of Recorded English, Book II: Lyric Poetry [sound recording]

Producer:
Compton, Joseph 1891-  Search this
Author:
Lawrence, D. H (David Herbert) 1885-1930  Search this
Shakespeare, William 1564-1616  Search this
Campion, Thomas, 1567-1620  Search this
Herrick, Robert, 1591-1674  Search this
Milton, John, 1608-1674  Search this
Burns, Robert 1759-1796  Search this
Wordsworth, William 1908-1988  Search this
Clare, John, 1793-1864  Search this
Keats, John, 1795-1821  Search this
Hardy, Thomas 1840-1928  Search this
Housman, A. E. (Alfred Edward) 1859-1936  Search this
Jacob, Violet 1863-1946  Search this
Yeats, W. B (William Butler) 1865-1939  Search this
Belloc, Hilaire 1870-1953  Search this
De la Mare, Walter 1873-1956  Search this
Frost, Robert 1874-1963  Search this
Thomas, Edward 1878-1917  Search this
Performer:
Clinton-Baddeley, V. C (Victor Clinton) 1900-1970  Search this
Laurie, John 1897-1980  Search this
Leach, Douglas  Search this
Aylmer, Felix 1889-1979  Search this
Hassall, Chris  Search this
Murray, Stephen 1920-  Search this
Balcon, Jill  Search this
Trouncer, Cecil  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
British  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
England
Great Britain
Date:
1965
Topic:
Spoken word  Search this
Poetry  Search this
Local number:
Britam 1002
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. Listening only. No Duplication Allowed
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_355255

Designs for paintings in Montmorency: The Nine Muses and two masks, Tragedy and Comedy

Designer:
Felice Giani, Italian, 1758–1823  Search this
Medium:
Pen, black ink, and grey/ brown wash on rough grey paper
Type:
figures
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
Italy
Date:
1813
Credit Line:
Museum purchase through gift of various donors
Accession Number:
1901-39-3473
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1901-39-3473

Euterpe, Muse of Lyric Poetry

Designer:
Felice Giani, Italian, 1758–1823  Search this
Medium:
Black chalk on laid paper
Type:
figures
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
Italy
Date:
ca. 1820
Credit Line:
Museum purchase through gift of various donors
Accession Number:
1901-39-521
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1901-39-521

Ottoman lyric poetry : an anthology / edited and translated by Walter G. Andrews, Najaat Black, and Mehmet Kalpaklı

Author:
Andrews, Walter G  Search this
Black, Najaat 1955-  Search this
Kalpaklı, Mehmet 1964-  Search this
Physical description:
xv, 312 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm
Type:
Translations into English
Date:
1997
Topic:
Ghazals, Turkish  Search this
Call number:
PL235 .O87
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_890269

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