Victor matrix MRC-64679. Official opening of Vatican Station HVJ / Guglielmo Marconi ; Pope Pius XI

TitleSource
Official opening of Vatican Station HVJ (Primary title)Victor ledgers
Broadcast from Italy (Subtitle)Victor ledgers
PersonnelNotes Hide Additional Titles
Pope Pius XI (speaker)
Guglielmo Marconi (speaker)
Walter Damrosch (conductor)
Merlin Hall Aylesworth (speaker)
John J. Dunn (speaker)
  • Description: Radio broadcast : Speeches, dialogue, and music
  • Category: Spoken
  • Language: Latin; Italian; English
  • Master Size: 16-in.
Notes
Victor ledgers: "Addresses by Pope Pius 11th and other dignitaries" recorded in New York studio 3 “over direct wire from WEAF” to mark the official opening of the new Vatican Radio station (call sign HVJ).
Ledgers report that other persons heard participating in a "two-way talk" during the broadcast are "President Ailsworth[sic], Father Dunn, & Father Donohue, and Mr. Matthew of Italy."
The languages spoken during the broadcast are not confirmed.
Source(s): Victor ledgers.
Take Date and PlaceTakeStatusLabel Name/NumberFormatNote Hide Additional Titles
2/12/1931 Vatican City 1 Unknown "Music by Walter Damrosch."
2/12/1931 Vatican City 2 Unknown "Speeches by Marconi and Pope Pius."
2/12/1931 Vatican City 3 Unknown "Pope's speech continued, and announcements."
2/12/1931 Vatican City 4 Unknown "Pope's speech in the Academy of Science."
2/12/1931 Vatican City 5 Unknown "Pope's speech in the Academy of Science continued."
2/12/1931 Vatican City 6 Unknown "Translation on the pope's speech."
2/12/1931 Vatican City 7 Unknown "Translation on the pope's speech, and two-way talk."
2/12/1931 Vatican City 8 Unknown "Two-way talk continued, and music by Walter Damrosch."

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Victor matrix MRC-64679. Official opening of Vatican Station HVJ / Guglielmo Marconi ; Pope Pius XI," accessed July 20, 2019, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/800033646/MRC-64679-Official_opening_of_Vatican_Station_HVJ.

Victor matrix MRC-64679. Official opening of Vatican Station HVJ / Guglielmo Marconi ; Pope Pius XI. (2019). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 20, 2019, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/800033646/MRC-64679-Official_opening_of_Vatican_Station_HVJ.

"Victor matrix MRC-64679. Official opening of Vatican Station HVJ / Guglielmo Marconi ; Pope Pius XI." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2019. Web. 20 July 2019.

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