Music in a Prison Camp: A Womens Vocal Orchestra, performed by The Peninsula Women's Chorus

Place Asia: Netherlands East Indies, Sumatra, Palembang
Accession Number S00344
Collection type Sound
Measurement 1 hr 15 min
Object type Music
Physical description audio cassette; AMPEX 90; stereo
Maker Colijn, Helen
Place made United States of America: California, Santa Clara County, Palo Alto
Date made 10 March 1982
Access Onsite use only
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Period 1980-1989
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Description

"Music in a Prison Camp: A Womens Vocal Orchestra". The Peninsula Women's Chorus performing mainly classical works arranged for vocal performances in a women's prison camp in Sumatra between December 1943 and early 1945. Performed at Stanford University, Palo Alto, California USA on 10 March 1982. Introduction by Helen Colijn; Largo from New World Symphony by Anton Dvorak; Waltz No. 15 by Johannes Brahms; Song Without Words No. 35 by Felix Mendelssohn; Prelude No. 15, "The Raindrop" by Frederic Chopin; Pastoral Symphony from "The Messiah" by G. F. Handel; Reverie by Claude Debussy; To a Wild Rose by Edward MacDowell; Minuet in G by Ludwig van Beethoven; Morning from "Peer Gynt Suite" by Edvard Grieg; Unfinished Symphony, First Movement by Franz Schubert; Londonderry Air; Country Gardens arranged by Percy Grainger; The Captive's Hymn (Sumatra, 1942) by Margaret Dryburgh

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