NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - The Man Behind the Legend, 7/21/1965

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 Tchaikovsky's Overture from The Nutcracker Suite, Catalani's Dance of the Water Nymphs and Waldteufel's The Skaters' Waltz, and features an interview with music critic John Freeman.

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

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Gillis, Don July 21, 1965.

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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 Tchaikovsky's Overture from The Nutcracker Suite, Catalani's Dance of the Water Nymphs and Waldteufel's The Skaters' Waltz, and features an interview with music critic John Freeman.

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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 21, 1965

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  • Aug. 31, 2010, 2:35 p.m.

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  • Dec. 21, 2010, 10:35 a.m.

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Gillis, Don. NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - The Man Behind the Legend, 7/21/1965, audio recording, July 21, 1965; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc28183/: accessed December 9, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Music Library.