Date: December 20, 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 the Overture to Il Signor Bruschino by Gioachino Rossini, "Farandole" from L'Arlesienne Suite by Georges Bizet, excerpts from Symphony No. 1 by Ludwig van Beethoven, excerpts from Aida by Giuseppe Verdi, The Sorcerer's Apprentice by Paul Dukas, and an interview with Howard Hanson.
Contributing Partner: UNT Music Library