National Symphony Orchestra [Washington, D.C.]

The National Symphony Orchestra (NSO), founded in 1931, is an American symphony orchestra based in Washington, D.C.. Its principal performing venue is the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. They were the official orchestra for the National Memorial Day Concert and A Capitol Fourth.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1931

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1930

Roles Represented in DAHR: Musical group

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor CVE-59788 12-in. 5/13/1930 Airs de ballet Walter Damrosch ; National Symphony Orchestra (Washington, D.C.) Orchestra Musical group  
Victor CVE-59789 12-in. 5/13/1930 Airs de ballet Walter Damrosch ; National Symphony Orchestra (Washington, D.C.) Orchestra Musical group  
Victor CVE-59790 12-in. 5/13/1930 Airs de ballet Walter Damrosch ; National Symphony Orchestra (Washington, D.C.) Orchestra Musical group  
Victor CVE-59793 12-in. 5/16/1930 Ballet divertissement Walter Damrosch ; National Symphony Orchestra [Washington, D.C.] Orchestra Musical group  
Victor CVE-59794 12-in. 5/16/1930 Ballet divertissement Walter Damrosch ; National Symphony Orchestra (Washington, D.C.) Orchestra Musical group  
Victor CVE-59795 12-in. 5/16/1930 Ballet divertissement Walter Damrosch ; National Symphony Orchestra (Washington, D.C.) Orchestra Musical group  
Victor CVE-59797 12-in. 5/20/1930 Gavotte in D Walter Damrosch ; National Symphony Orchestra (Washington, D.C.) Orchestra Musical group  
Victor CVE-59798 12-in. 5/20/1930 Perpetual motion Walter Damrosch ; National Symphony Orchestra (Washington, D.C.) Orchestra Musical group  
Victor CVE-59799 12-in. 5/20/1930 Ballet divertissement Walter Damrosch ; National Symphony Orchestra (Washington, D.C.) Orchestra Musical group  
Victor CVE-63663 12-in. 9/18/1930 Pavane Walter Damrosch ; National Symphony Orchestra (Washington, D.C.) Orchestra Musical group  
Victor CVE-63664 12-in. 9/18/1930 Iphigenia farewell Walter Damrosch ; National Symphony Orchestra (Washington, D.C.) Orchestra, with cello solo Musical group  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "National Symphony Orchestra [Washington, D.C.]," accessed July 29, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104306.

National Symphony Orchestra [Washington, D.C.]. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 29, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104306.

"National Symphony Orchestra [Washington, D.C.]." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 29 July 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104306

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