Name and location of repository
Level of description
- 1980s-present (Creation)
Approximately 300 linear feet
Content and structure elements
Scope and content
This is an artificial collection that is comprised of all donations of CDs and DVDs.
Sound recordings include: original cast recordings of Broadway musicals and Hollywood movie musicals, including foreign language albums; albums recorded by Songbook-era performers; and albums including Songbook-era pieces sung by later performers.
Video recordings include: recorded Broadway musical performances; Hollywood movie musicals; documentaries; and movies with Songbook-era music in the soundtrack.
System of arrangement
This collection has been cataloged and can be found in our LibraryWorld catalog (link can be found on homepage).
Conditions of access and use elements
Conditions governing access
All material is open to the public without restriction. Copyright laws of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) govern the making of photocopies or other reproductions.
Conditions governing reproduction
The copyright interests in this collection have not been transferred to the Great American Songbook Foundation. Music written prior to 1923 is in the public domain. For more information, please consult the staff of the Library & Archives.
Languages of the material
Scripts of the material
Language and script notes
Acquisition and appraisal elements
Immediate source of acquisition
NOTE: Collections with mixed content that includes CDs and DVDs are linked in the "Related Descriptions" below.
A2011-013 Received from Michael Feinstein on August 5, 2011.
A2012-016 Received from Michael Feinstein on April 10, 2012.
A2012-035 Received from Larry Billman on August 12, 2012.
A2013-023 Received from Michael Feinstein on September 26, 2013.
A2015-010 Received from Susan Meyer on July 19, 2015.
A2016-001 Received from Carrie Newcomer on January 8, 2016.
A2016-002 Received from Steve Wariner on January 8, 2016.
A2016-015 Received from Michael Feinstein on June 9, 2016.
A2017-012 Received from Michael Feinstein on September 29, 2017.
A2017-017 Received from University of California, Santa Barbara on December 20, 2017.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information
Related materials elements
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related archival materials
- Citation: Audio/Visual Collection, The Great American Songbook Foundation.
Description control element
Rules or conventions
AtoM description created by Ashlee James, January 2018.