Date: January 2, 1967
Creator: Gillis, Don
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 Prelude to Act III of Tannhauser, Prelude to Act I of Parsifal, Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde by Richard Wagner, and includes an interview with Fridla Wagner.
Contributing Partner: UNT Music Library