Date: August 28, 1963
Creator: Gillis, Don
Description: This recording is a part of the radio series “Toscanini: The Man Behind the Legend,” which was a tribute to conductor Arturo Toscanini. 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 Wagner's Die Walküre , Prelude to Act III of Lohengrin, "Dawn" and "Siegfried's Rhine Journey" from Die Götterdämerung, and Prelude of the Kiss of Death from Tristan und Isolde.
Contributing Partner: UNT Music Library