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Quintaesencia

Description: Recording of Julio Roloff's, Quintaesencia. This piece features a wide ambience of frequencies, Roland piano improv, and electronically produced sounds. The frequent changes in energy and direction allow for free flowing ambient sections and intense section with strict rhythm.
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Date: 1951
Duration: 12 minutes 13 seconds
Creator: Roloff, Julio
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Willis Conover presents The Orchestra of Washington, D.C., part 1

Description: Recording of a radio program by Willis Conover, featuring recorded selections by The Orchestra of Washington, D.C. Following the theme song, "Early Autumn," the program includes "Roundhouse," "Don't Worry 'Bout Me" (Lea Matthews, vocals), "Light Green," and "Don't Blame Me" (featuring trombonist Earl Swope).
Date: December 15, 1951
Duration: 14 minutes 47 seconds
Creator: Conover, Willis
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Willis Conover presents The Orchestra of Washington, D.C., part 2

Description: Continuation of a radio program by Willis Conover, featuring recorded selections by The Orchestra of Washington, D.C, including "Tiny's Blues," "I Cover the Waterfront" (Jack Maggio, vocals), "Not Really the Blues," "Early Autumn" (program theme), and comments by Conover.
Date: December 15, 1951
Duration: 14 minutes 51 seconds
Creator: Conover, Willis
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Chicago Theater of the Air: Yma Sumac

Description: A recording found in Willis Conover's collection of reel-to-reel tapes: Yma Sumac performs at the 22nd annual Chicagoland Music Festival, at Soldier Field.
Date: August 25, 1951
Duration: 17 minutes 21 seconds
Creator: Sumac, Yma
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Master: G.P. High School - Ecker, Breeden, Hawkins, Bruton, 1958 May 1

Description: Recording of Leon Breeden, clarinet; Jim Ecker, piano; John Hawkins, bass; and Sumter Brutin, drums performing at the Grand Prairie High School Auditorium on May 1, 1958. This performance was originally recorded by the Grand Prairie Radio Station for a school fundraiser. The recording heard here is a re-recording to cassette by Breeden.
Date: May 1, 1951
Duration: 16 minutes 29 seconds
Creator: Breeden, Leon
Partner: UNT Music Library
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