Monday, January 24, 2011

Fred Waring’s Songs for 2011 on iTunes U

Revive your hope and inspiration for the new year with with a video podcast on iTunes U featuring the music of Fred Waring and the Pennsylvanians. This recently produced podcast, part of the Special Collection Library’s Fred Waring’s America collection, features 7 songs from 4 different Fred Waring albums.  These songs, all inspirational in theme, include performances from Fred Waring’s orchestra, glee club, and featured soloists. 

To view the video, go to or follow these steps:

1. Go to
2. Log in as a Penn State use or a guest (wait for iTunes to launch)
3. Select Penn State Podcast Shows
4. Select Fred Waring Collection

New podcasts will be added to iTunes U on or around the 15th of the month and will feature clips from the collection’s vast archive of 25,000 recordings on disc, wire, tape, kinescope and video, covering every radio and television broadcast made by Fred Waring and the Pennsylvanians from 1933–1960; concert recordings; reference recordings of Fred Waring music workshop sessions and concerts and other miscellaneous performances. For more information, call 814-863-2911.

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