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Audiovisual Records


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LP Albums

Cassette Tapes

Compact Disks/DVDs

DAT Tapes


Recordings Documentation

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Audiovisual Records, 1958-2012 | Houston Symphony Archives

By Terry Brown

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Collection Overview

Title: Audiovisual Records, 1958-2012Add to your cart.

ID: AV/016

Extent: 13.33 Linear Feet

Arrangement: By format and chronologically.

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

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.

Administrative Information

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

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[Series 5: Videotapes],
[Series 6: Recordings Documentation],

Series 4: DAT TapesAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 1: Live concert recordingsAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 2: Radio Broadcast RecordingsAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Music Matters! program, 1/3/1996Add to your cart.
Aaron Copland
Item 2: Music Matters! program, 12/1/1996Add to your cart.
Item 3: Music Matters! program, 1/5/1997Add to your cart.
Item 4: Music Matters! program “KUHF Classic Kids”, 4/6/1997Add to your cart.
“Music That Tells Stories"
Item 5: Music Matters! program, 9/7/1997Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 3: Private release recordingsAdd to your cart.

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