NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - Centennial Series, 2/15/1967

Description:

This recording is a part of the radio series “Toscanini: Centennial Series,” which was a tribute to conductor Arturo Toscanini on the hundredth anniversary of his birth, and was a subset of the radio series "Toscanini: The Man Behind the Legend". The broadcasts consist of music performed by the NBC Orchestra as well as interviews with composers, conductors, orchestra members, and other people associated with Toscanini. This segment includes performances of William Tell Overture by Gioachino Rossini, Skater's Waltz by Emile Waldteufel, 'Ballabile' and 'Triumphal March' from Aida by Guiseppi Verdi, Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun by Claude Debussy, 'Dance of the Hours' from La Gioconda by Amilcare Poncielli, and interviews with Jerome Hannes, Eugene Ormandy, and Vivian Della Chiesa.

Creator(s): Gillis, Don
Creation Date: February 15, 1967
Partner(s):
UNT Music Library
Collection(s):
Toscanini: The Centennial Series
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Date(s):
  • Creation: February 15, 1967
Description:

This recording is a part of the radio series “Toscanini: Centennial Series,” which was a tribute to conductor Arturo Toscanini on the hundredth anniversary of his birth, and was a subset of the radio series "Toscanini: The Man Behind the Legend". The broadcasts consist of music performed by the NBC Orchestra as well as interviews with composers, conductors, orchestra members, and other people associated with Toscanini. This segment includes performances of William Tell Overture by Gioachino Rossini, Skater's Waltz by Emile Waldteufel, 'Ballabile' and 'Triumphal March' from Aida by Guiseppi Verdi, Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun by Claude Debussy, 'Dance of the Hours' from La Gioconda by Amilcare Poncielli, and interviews with Jerome Hannes, Eugene Ormandy, and Vivian Della Chiesa.

Physical Description:

1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.

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Keyword(s): American classical music | NBC broadcasts
Contributor(s):
Series Title: Toscanini: Centennial Series (Don Gillis Collection)
Partner:
UNT Music Library
Collection:
Toscanini: The Centennial Series
Identifier:
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc28253
Resource Type: Sound
Format: Audio
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Access: Public