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Baltimore Institute of Musical Arts (Schuman, part 1), 1949 April 6

 Item — Box: 50, item: RSR-401-D
[Aviary] Baltimore Institute of Musical Arts concert, 1949 April 6
[Aviary] Baltimore Institute of Musical Arts concert, 1949 April 6

Scope and Contents

Recording of the Baltimore Institute of Musical Arts Orchestra, conducted by Hugo Weisgall, performing movements 1 and 2 of William Schuman's Symphony for Strings. Recorded from a WMAR radio broadcast.

This recording is believed to be the only extant recording of the BIMA.

Dates

  • Creation: 1949 April 6

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for use at the Arthur Friedheim Library Archives of the Peabody Institute. Contact peabodyarchives@lists.jhu.edu for more information.

Biographical / Historical

The Baltimore Institute of Musical Arts was a music school open to students of any race from 1944 to 1954.

Extent

From the Collection: 62 Cubic Feet (67 boxes, 534 reel-to-reel-tapes, 1 film reel, and 2 oversize items)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English