NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - The Man Behind the Legend, 7/22/1964

One of 173 recordings in the series: Toscanini: The Man Behind the Legend (Don Gillis Collection) available on this site.

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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 Haydn's Symphony No. 94, Tchaikovsky's Romeo and Juliet, and an interview with Mishel Piastro.

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

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Gillis, Don July 22, 1964.

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This audio recording is part of the collection entitled: Toscanini: The Man Behind the Legend and was provided by UNT Music Library to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 52 times . More information about this recording can be viewed below.

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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 Haydn's Symphony No. 94, Tchaikovsky's Romeo and Juliet, and an interview with Mishel Piastro.

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

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Toscanini: The Man Behind the Legend

The radio series "Toscanini: The Man Behind the Legend" was a tribute to conductor Arturo Toscanini. Originally aired between June 5, 1963 and December 27, 1967, 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.

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  • July 22, 1964

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  • Aug. 31, 2010, 2:35 p.m.

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  • Oct. 4, 2010, 9:01 a.m.

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Gillis, Don. NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - The Man Behind the Legend, 7/22/1964, audio recording, July 22, 1964; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc28138/: accessed May 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Music Library.