Special Collections

The William D. Hay Collection

Table of Contents

-Special Collections
-Front Page
-Descriptive Summary
-Administrative Information
-Biography
-Scope and Content
-Series Description
-Container List

Series I: Books

Author, Date Title Notes
Nixon, Marni, 2006. I Could Have Sung All Night Autographed by Marni Nixon to Bill Hay
Wilder, Alec, 1975. Letters I Never Mailed: Clues To Life Autographed by Alec Wilder to Bill Hay
Stone, Desmond, 1996. Alec Wilder in Spite of Himself  
Sachs, Harvey, 1978. Toscanini  
McPartland, Marian, 1987. All in Good Time Autographed by Marian McPartland to Bill Hay
Horowitz, Joseph, 1987 Understanding Toscanini  
Dubal, David, 1991 Evenings with Horowitz: A Personal Portrait Autographed by David Dubal to Bill Hay
Sachs, Harvey, ed., 2002. The Letters of Arturo Toscanini  

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Series II: Audio Recordings- Compact Discs

There are many more compact discs that are included in this collection. Please consult the online catalog for a full listing.

Composer Title Label Notes
Telemann, George Six Quatuors ou Trios Lyrichord  
Sibelius/Grieg String Quartets Philips  
Purcell, Henry Harmonia Sacra Archiv Produktion  
Purcell, Henry Dido & Aeneas BBC Music (w/magazine)  
Pachelbel, Johann Canon & Gigue ; Chamber Works Harmonia Mundi  
Handel, Georg F. Lucrezia : Three cantatas Virgin  
Pfitzner/Grieg Geiseking plays Pfitzner and Grieg Music & Arts  
Haydn, Joseph Piano and violin (no. 1) concertos RCA Victor Red Seal  
Haydn, Joseph The Hidden Haydn Dorian  
Liszt, Franz Symphonic Poems Sony Classical  
Mozart, W.A. Haffner Serenade Sony Classical  
Mozart, W.A. Barbara Bonney sings Mozart London  
Mozart, Leopold Four Symphonies Arte Nova  
Weyse, C.E.F. Christmas and Easter Cantatas dacapo/Marco Polo  
Handel, Georg F. Ode for St. Cecilia's Day ASV  
Beethoven/Dvorak Piano trios BBC Music (w/magazine)  
Berlioz, Hector Harold en Italie ; Tristia Philips  
Chopin/Franck Cello Sonatas EMI Studio  
Dvorak/Tschaikowsky Cello Concerto ; Rococo Theme Variations Deutsche Grammophon  
Bach, Johann Seb. Bach Organ Blaster Telarc  
DuMont, Henry Motets en Dialogue Virgin  
Fux, Johann Joseph Missa Corporis Christi and Motets CPO  
Handel, Georg F. Concerti Grossi, op. 6 Deutsche Grammophon  
Mendelssohn, Felix Elias EMI Classics  
Gieseking, Walter The RIAS Recordings (1950/55 Broadcast) Music & Arts  
Montand, Yves A Paris Black Box  
Liszt, Franz Piano Music - Vols. 1-4 Naxos  
Couperin, Francois Chamber Music (Complete) Brilliant Classics 7 CD set
Mozart, W.A. Sacred Music Brilliant Classics 15 CD set
Rameau, J.P. Pieces de clavecin en concerts Harmonia Mundi  
Mozart, W.A. Complete solo piano works - Gieseking EMI Boxed Set
Beethoven, Ludwig Complete string quartets - Vermeer Quartet Teldec Boxed Set
Fischer-Dieskau, Dietrich Lider, Balladen, Melodies, and Songs WCJ Boxed Set
Haydn, Franz Joseph The Symphonies - Dorati conducting London Boxed Set
Various 20th century Maestros History Boxed Set
Clooney, Rosemary Tenderly Sony Music  
King's Singers Here's a Howdy Do! - Gilbert and Sullivan Festival RCA Victor  
Swingle Singers Folk Music Around the World Virgin  
Jolson, Al The Jolson Story: Rock-a-bye Your Baby MCA  
Williams, Roger 20th Century Masters: Best of Roger Williams Geffen  
Dorsey, Jimmy Jimmy Dorsey and his Orchestra: 1939-40 Hindsight  
Mockridge Miracle on 34th Street Soundtrack Percepto  
Lynn, Vera The Decca Years: 1936-1960 Decca  
Piaf, Edith Love and Passion Proper Records Boxed Set
Russell, Rosalind Wonderful Town Sony Broadway  
Various American Pop: An Audio History West Hill Audio Archives Boxed Set
McPartland, Marian Silent Pool Concord Jazz Signed by Marian, 1998
McPartland, Marian Live at Yoshi's Nightspot Concord Jazz Signed by Marian, 1996
McPartland, Marian In My Life Concord Jazz Signed by Marian, n.d.
McPartland, Marian Marian McPartland plays the Music of Alec Wilder Jazz Alliance Signed by Marian
McPartland, Marian Marian McPartland plays the Benny Carter Songbook Concord Jazz Signed by Marian, 1990
Nixon, Marni Sings works by Debussy and Faure MHS(?) Signed by Marni
Shaw, Robert Preparing a Masterpiece: Brahms' German Requiem Carnegie Hall  
Shaw, Robert Preparing a Masterpiece: Brahms' German Requiem Carnegie Hall  
Shaw, Robert Preparing a Masterpiece: Beethoven's Missa - Vol. 2 Carnegie Hall  

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Series II: Audio Recordings- LPs

Composer/Performer Title Label Notes
Allyn, David Soft as Spring Audiophile  
Kapp Sinfonieta Toys + Orchestra = Musical Fun Kapp Records  
Whiting, Margaret Too Marvelous for Words Audiophile  
Ellis, Anita A Legend Sings Orion  
Kral, Irene Where is Love? Choice  
Shannon, Hugh True Blue Hugh Audiophile  
VerPlanck, Marlene You'd Better Love Me Audiophile  
Mercer, Mabel Echoes of My Life Audiophile  
Knee, Bernie Bernie Knee Audiophile  
Lea, Barbara Remembering, remembering Lee Wiley Audiophile  
McGlohon, Loonis Loonis in London Audiophile  
King, Teddi Someone to Light Up Your Life Audiophile  
Murphy, Mark M.M. Sings Dorothy Fields and Cy Coleman Audiophile  
Mercer, Mabel Once in A Blue Moon Audiophile  
Soler Music for Harpsichord Stolat  
McPartland, Marian A Fine Romance Improv Autographed by Marian McPartland to Bill Hay
McPartland, Marian From this Moment On Concord Jazz Autographed by Marian McPartland to Bill Hay
Various Now's the Time! Halcyon Autographed by Marian McPartland to Bill Hay
Various Portrait of Marian McPartland Concord Jazz Autographed by Marian McPartland to Bill and Alix Hay
Lea, Barbara The Devil is Afraid of Music Audiophile  
Haynes, Dick For you, For me, Forevermore Audiophile  
King, Teddi Lovers and Losers Audiophile  
Various The Songs of Alec Wilder JJA/Box Office  

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Series III: Video Recordings & Equipment

Various audio and video recording and playback equipment are part of this series. Contact the head librarian for more information.

Author Title Publisher Notes
Shaw, Robert Preparing a Master: Brahms' German Requiem - V. 1/2 Carnegie Hall Corp.  
Shaw, Robert Preparing a Masterpiece: Beethoven's Missa - Vol. 2 Carnegie Hall Corp.  
Toscanini, Arturo Verdi: Aida - Toscanini Collection vol. 5 RCA Victor Gold Seal See also The James B. Meriwether Arturo Toscanini Collection
Toscanini, Arturo Brahms Double Concerto, etc. ; Tosc. Coll - V.3 RCA Victor Gold Seal See also The James B. Meriwether Arturo Toscanini Collection
  Toscanini Conducts the Ninth - 1542   See also The James B. Meriwether Arturo Toscanini Collection
  Toscanini - The Maestro   See also The James B. Meriwether Arturo Toscanini Collection
  Toscanini Conducts Verdi Video Classics See also The James B. Meriwether Arturo Toscanini Collection

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Series IV: Toscanini Related Audio

For more Toscanini items, see also The James B. Meriwether Arturo Toscanini Collection

Composer/
Performer
Title Label Notes
Toscanini, Arturo A Musical contribution by America's Best V-Disc  
Various Arturo Toscanini : Hall of Fame Past Perfect 5 CD set including 40 page booklet
Beethoven, Ludwig van Symphonie no. 6 World Classic  
Beethoven/Mozart Missa Solemnis ; Symphony no. 7 ; Symphony no. 35 BBC Music  
Sibelius, Jean Symphony no. 2 EMI  
Wagner/Debussy Parsifal ; other excerpts ; La Mer EMI  
Toscanini , Arturo General Motors Concert w/ New York Philharmonic The Radio Years  
Beethoven, Ludwig van Symphony no. 9 ; Coriolan Overture ATRA  
Beethoven, Ludwig van Symphonies nos. 3 and 5 Music & Arts  
Beethoven/Wagner 1946 Toscanini in Luzern Iron Needle  
Rossini/Mendelssohn/Brahms Midsummer Night's ; Symphony No.2 ; etc. Testament  
Various Historical Performances : Teatro alla Scala Arkadia  
Mendelssohn, Felix Symphonies 3-5 ; Midsummer Night's Dream ATRA  
New York Philharmonic Sesquicentennial Celebration : 1917-1939 [sic] Pearl Incomplete
Various Toscanini at La Scala Standing Room Only  
Toscanini, Arturo Rare public performance ; Music of France Music & Arts  

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Series V: Framed Items

Box/Folder Item
Box 3 Framed ink sketch of Alec Wilder signed by Alec.
Box 3 Framed Toscanini ink block. See also the Arturo Toscanini Collection.
Box 3 Photograph of William Hay receiving the Peabody Award.

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