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
  • 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 March 25, 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 March 25, 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. 25 March 2019.

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