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Title:Northeastern Records phonograph records and compact discs
Dates:1979-1988
Call Number:A66

Scope and Content Note

The collection is comprised of phonographic records, compact discs, catalogs, and promotional materials issued by Northeastern Records, between 1979 and 1989, when it was at Northeastern University. The recordings feature women and New England composers, and include the talents of musicians and singers in the Boston area. Composers include Amy Beach, Aaron Copland, and Arthur Foote. Musicians include Virginia Eskin, D'Anna Fortunato, Roland Nadeau, and The Boston Muscia Viva. Especially noteworthy is the album “Amy Beach: Songs and Violin Pieces,” that was named one of the best albums of the year by the Boston Globe, the New York Times, and the New York Magazine in 1981. Phonographic (LP) records have been digitized and are now available on compact discs (CDs).