Date: February 1, 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 Leonore Overture No. 3 by Ludvig van Beethoven, Feste Romane by Ottorino Respighi, and an interview with Elsa Respighi and Eric Leisdorf.
Contributing Partner: UNT Music Library