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Bruce Barbour Recordings

An inventory of his recordings at Syracuse University

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Barbour, Bruce.
Title: Bruce Barbour Recordings
Inclusive Dates: 1976-1980
Quantity: 2 linear ft.
Abstract: The Bruce Barbour Audio Recordings contain reel audio tapes from recitals, concerts and other performances.
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010

Biographical History

Bruce Barbour (1923- ) is Coordinator of Performing Arts of the Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute (MWPAI), located in Utica, New York in 1962. While in this position, Barbour worked on bringing films, music lectures, and recitals to the Museum of Art Auditorium. As a result from his involvement, the recordings in this collection are presumed to have been performances from MWPAI.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Bruce Barbour Recordings contains reel audio tapes from recitals, concerts and other performances hosted by Bruce Barbour, most likely at the Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute.

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Arrangement of the Collection

Recordings are arranged in chronological order.

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Access Restrictions

The majority of our archival and manuscript collections are housed offsite and require advanced notice for retrieval. Researchers are encouraged to contact us in advance concerning the collection material they wish to access for their research.

Researcher access to the recordings requires advance notice in order to produce a working copy.

Use Restrictions

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

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Subject Headings


Barbour, Bruce.


Music -- 20th century -- Performances.

Genres and Forms

Tape reels.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

The Bruce Barbour Recordings,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

There is no acquisition information regarding the Bruce Barbour Recordings.

Finding Aid Information

Created by: AES
Date: 2 Dec 2015
Revision history: 10 May 2022 - media updated (RMH)

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Oversize 1 Barbour Lecture “Hoffmann” 05/25/1976, 05/26/1976 1/4 inch audio tape (ID#: barbour_001)
Oversize 1 “Ariadne” 06/01/1976-06/02/1976 1/4 inch audio tape (ID#: barbour_002)
Oversize 1 “Salome” (Richard Strauss) 06/08/1976 1/4 inch audio tape (ID#: barbour_003)
Oversize 1 “Salome” (Richard Strauss) 06/09/1976 1/4 inch audio tape (ID#: barbour_004)
Oversize 1 Benefit Concert for the Stanley Performing Arts Center in Utica 09/22/1976 1/4 inch audio tape (ID#: barbour_005)
Oversize 1 Ludwig and Wagner 11/21/1976 1/4 inch audio tape (ID#: barbour_006)
Oversize 1 Abduction from the Seraglio 05/03/1977 1/4 inch audio tape (ID#: barbour_007)
Oversize 1 Recital 04/17/1977 1/4 inch audio tape (ID#: barbour_008)
Oversize 1 “The Marriage of Figaro” 05/12/1977 1/4 inch audio tape (ID#: barbour_009)
Oversize 1 “Don Giovanni” 05/17/1977 1/4 inch audio tape (ID#: barbour_010)
Oversize 1 “Cosi fan tutte” 05/24/1977 1/4 inch audio tape (ID#: barbour_011)
Oversize 1 “The Magic Flute” 05/31/1977 1/4 inch audio tape (ID#: barbour_012)
Oversize 1 “Zarzuela” and “3-Cornered Hat” 01/29/1978 1/4 inch audio tape (ID#: barbour_013)
Oversize 1 “Spanish Music” 02/05/1978 1/4 inch audio tape (ID#: barbour_014)
Oversize 1 “Joys of Chamber Music” 05/11/1978 1/4 inch audio tape (ID#: barbour_015)
Oversize 1 “Joys of Chamber Music” 05/18/1978 1/4 inch audio tape (ID#: barbour_016)
Oversize 1 “The Joys of Chamber Music” 05/25/1978 1/4 inch audio tape (ID#: barbour_017)
Oversize 1 “Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes/Stravinsky: Petrouchka” 09/14/1978 1/4 inch audio tape (ID#: barbour_018)
Oversize 1 “Stravinsky the Rite of Spring” 09/21/1978 1/4 inch audio tape (ID#: barbour_019)
Oversize 1 “Stravinsky, Apollo, Milhaud, le boeuf sur le toit” 09/28/1978 1/4 inch audio tape (ID#: barbour_020)
Oversize 2 “Milhaud: La Creation du Monde/Poulenc: Les Biches 10/05/1978 1/4 inch audio tape (ID#: barbour_021)
Oversize 2 “Satie: Parade/ De Falla - El Amor Brujo” 10/12/1978 1/4 inch audio tape (ID#: barbour_022)
Oversize 2 “Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet” 10/26/1978 1/4 inch audio tape (ID#: barbour_023)
Oversize 2 “Hindemith: Saint Francis (Nobilissima Visione)/ Barber-Medea” 11/02/1978 1/4 inch audio tape (ID#: barbour_024)
Oversize 2 Schubert Memorial Concert 11/19/1978 1/4 inch audio tape (ID#: barbour_025)
Oversize 2 Schubert Memorial Concert Part II 11/19/1978 1/4 inch audio tape (ID#: barbour_026)
Oversize 2 “Enigma Variations” 03/26/1979 1/4 inch audio tape (ID#: barbour_027)
Oversize 2 “Verdi: Biography” 09/10/1979 1/4 inch audio tape (ID#: barbour_028)
Oversize 2 “Macbeth” 09/17/1979 1/4 inch audio tape (ID#: barbour_029)
Oversize 2 “II Trovatore” 09/25/1979 1/4 inch audio tape (ID#: barbour_030)
Oversize 2 “Don Carlo” 10/02/1979 1/4 inch audio tape (ID#: barbour_031)
Oversize 2 “Falstaff” (Verdi) 10/08/1979 1/4 inch audio tape (ID#: barbour_032)
Oversize 2 Recital 11/27/1979 1/4 inch audio tape (ID#: barbour_033)
Oversize 2 “Vienna: The World’s Music Center” 04/21/1980 1/4 inch audio tape (ID#: barbour_034)
Oversize 2 “Haydn and Mozart” 04/28/1980 1/4 inch audio tape (ID#: barbour_035)
Oversize 2 “Beethoven” 05/08/1980 1/4 inch audio tape (ID#: barbour_036)
Oversize 2 “Schubert, Strauss, Kalman” 05/12/1980 1/4 inch audio tape (ID#: barbour_037)
Oversize 2 “Beer-Garden, Ballroom, Parlor, and Cabaret” 05/19/1980 1/4 inch audio tape (ID#: barbour_038)
Oversize 2 Barbour 06/29/1980 1/4 inch audio tape (ID#: barbour_039)

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