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Thanks for all the replies --I will forward them to the interested parties.

Marcos

Karl Miller wrote:
> You might want to have the individual contact Nathan Brown. Nate has, as I recall, a fairly complete set of the Paray/Detroit broadcasts. I believe Nate's copies came from the masters.
>    
>   Karl
> 
> Marcos Sueiro Bal <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>   Hello,
> 
> I am forwarding a forwarded request. Apologies for cross-posting.
> 
> Marcos
> 
> 
> 
> Greetings, one and all:
> 
> A colleague at the Library of Congress wonders if anyone can
> help
> with the question below? I gather the person who asked him this
> wishes to locate the master tape in order to reissue it.
> 
> My immediate thought is that if the tape has announcements
> it was
> probably recorded off the air, at home, by an amateur, and that
> finding that master tape will probably be like looking for a
> needle in a haystack--and that's if he's lucky.
> 
> Thanks for any light anyone can shed.
> 
> 
> 
> 
> The date: December 9, 1959.
> 
> The place: The General Assembly Hall of the United Nations, New
> York City, New York.
> 
> The performers: Jascha Heifetz, violin, Detroit Symphony
> Orchestra, Paul Paray, conductor.
> 
> The piece: Beethoven Violin Concerto, op. 61, D major
> 
> The occasion: part of the festivities for Human Rights Day,
> which is December 10.
> 
> The situation: someone has a tape of this performance (complete
> with announcer) and is wondering whether there is a master, and
> if there is, who might have it. The gentleman has been asked to
> contact UN Multimedia and the Detroit SO.
> 
> Don't know whether the tape the gentleman has is taken from a
> broadcast or a copy of another tape.
> 
> 
> ***
> 
> Marcos Sueiro Bal
> Audio/Moving Image Project Archivist
> Columbia University Libraries

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Marcos Sueiro Bal
Audio/Moving Image Project Archivist
Preservation Division
Columbia University Libraries