Audiovisual Records, 1958-2012
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Brief Description: Audiovisual materials include cassette tape recordings of selected Houston Symphony radio broadcasts, miscellaneous radio interviews and educational broadcasts. Commercial and non-commercial recording releases of the Houston Symphony and Houston Symphony members are maintained. Videotapes of television broadcasts concerning the Symphony are also included. Archivists and others have recorded oral histories of Symphony musicians and volunteers. Transcriptions of these recordings are also included.
Held at:
Houston Symphony Archives
808 Travis Street
Suite 501
Houston, TX 77002
Phone: (832) 531-6702
Email: terry.brown [at]
Record Series Number: AV/016
Volume: 13.33 Linear Feet
Arrangement: By format and chronologically.
Subject Index
Bacharach, Burt
Comissiona, Sergiu
Eschenbach, Christoph
Fliegel, Raphael, 1918-2005
Foster, Lawrence, 1941-
Gibson, Alexander, 1926-1995
Graf, Hans, 1949-
Harwood, C. William
Herman, Woody, 1913-1987
Houston Symphony
Houston Symphony Brass Quintet
Houston Symphony Chamber Players
Houston Symphony Chorus
Illes, George, 1912-2015
Jones, Samuel
LeGrange, Ulyesse J.
Mitchell, George P. (George Phydias), 1919-2013
Molloy, Thomas
Page, Paula
Pastorek, Christine
Pastorek, Robert
Rose, Beatrice Schroeder
Rose, William H., 1926-2009
Sapp, Walter W., 1930-2006
Schlamme, Marie
Schlamme, Otto
Second Baptist Church (Houston, Tex.)
Stanton, Philip
Stokowski, Leopold, 1882-1977
Waters, David, 1940-2010
Wayland, Newton
Languages of Materials
Related Materials: Live and broadcast recordings of Houston Symphony concerts are maintained in the University of Texas Fine Arts Library's Historical Music Recordings Collection. Over the years additional deposits have been made, and now each season’s recordings are sent upon completion. Over 2800 items representing some 1600 concerts are preserved on radio broadcast tapes from 1945 to 1953 and concert recordings from 1975 to the present. Both raw recordings for each live concert and a compilation recording for broadcast are retained. Formats include reel-to-reel tapes, audiocassettes, DATs, compact discs and DVDs. For more information please see