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Music USA #5262-B [part], Duke Ellington at the White House, Part I

Description: The first part of a series of Music USA programs on Duke Ellington's 70th birthday party at the White House. This segment is the last 17 minutes of Music USA #5262-B, the rest of which featured the Miles Davis album "Odyssey!" (Prestige 7540). The program was originally broadcast on May 27, 1969.
Date: April 29, 1969
Creator: Conover, Willis
Item Type: Sound

[Leon Breeden Scrapbook: 1969 Volume A/B]

Description: Scrapbook of materials including photographs, letters, newspaper clippings, performance programs, and various other notes and ephemera documenting the activities of the North Texas State University One O'Clock Lab Band during 1969.
Date: 1969~
Creator: Breeden, Leon
Item Type: Book

School of Music Program Book 1968-1969

Description: Fall/Spring performances program book from the 1968-1969 school year at the North Texas State University School of Music.
Date: 1969
Creator: North Texas State University. School of Music.
Item Type: Book

Interview with Ella Fitzgerald, for Voices of VISTA #127

Description: Willis Conover interviews Ella Fitzgerald for "Voices of VISTA" program number 127. The short programs featured various celebrities and were used, like Treasury broadcasts in decades past, to promote the U.S. government's Volunteers in Service to America program.
Date: May 10, 1968
Creator: Conover, Willis
Item Type: Sound

Interview with Gil Evans

Description: An interview with Gil Evans, apparently included in Music USA #4884-B, broadcast May 16, 1968.
Date: March 4, 1968
Creator: Conover, Willis
Item Type: Sound

[Leon Breeden Scrapbook: 1968, Volume A]

Description: Scrapbook of materials including photographs, letters, newspaper clippings, performance programs, and various other notes and ephemera documenting the activities of the North Texas State University One O'Clock Lab Band during 1968.
Date: 1968~
Creator: Breeden, Leon
Item Type: Book

[Leon Breeden Scrapbook: 1968, Volume A/B]

Description: Scrapbook of materials including photographs, letters, newspaper clippings, performance programs, and various other notes and ephemera documenting the activities of the North Texas State University One O'Clock Lab Band during 1968.
Date: 1968~
Creator: Breeden, Leon
Item Type: Book

[Leon Breeden Scrapbook: 1968, Volume B and 1969 Volume A]

Description: Scrapbook of materials including photographs, letters, newspaper clippings, performance programs, and various other notes and ephemera documenting the activities of the North Texas State University One O'Clock Lab Band during 1968-1969.
Date: 1968~/1969~
Creator: Breeden, Leon
Item Type: Book

Music USA playlists, 1968

Description: A partial set of playlists for individual Music USA programs 4750 through 5115, broadcast in 1968. There are 172 pages in this document.
Date: 1968
Creator: Conover, Willis
Item Type: Text

School of Music Program Book 1967-1968

Description: Fall/Spring performances program book from the 1967-1968 school year at the North Texas State University School of Music.
Date: 1968
Creator: North Texas State University. School of Music.
Item Type: Book

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - Centennial Series, 12/27/1967

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 Roman Carnival Overture by Hector berlioz and excerpts from Symphony No. 9 by Ludwig van Beethoven.
Date: December 27, 1967
Creator: Gillis, Don
Item Type: Sound

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - Centennial Series, 12/20/1967

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.
Date: December 20, 1967
Creator: Gillis, Don
Item Type: Sound

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - Centennial Series, 12/13/1967

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 Symphony No. 4 "Italian" by Felix Mendelssohn, and Toscanini: A Portrait of a Century by Don Gillis.
Date: December 13, 1967
Creator: Gillis, Don
Item Type: Sound

Voices of VISTA: Interview with Marilyn Maye

Description: Willis Conover interviews singer Marilyn Maye for Voices of VISTA program #117. This recording is the raw audio which was later incorporated into the program.
Date: December 9, 1967
Creator: Conover, Willis
Item Type: Sound

Voices of VISTA: Interview with Doc Severinsen

Description: Willis Conover interviews trumpeter and bandleader Doc Severinsen for Voices of VISTA program #112. This recording is the raw audio which was later incorporated into the program.
Date: December 7, 1967
Creator: Conover, Willis
Item Type: Sound

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - Centennial Series, 12/6/1967

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 Overture to Der Freischutz by Carl Maria von Weber, "Queen Mab Scherzo" from Romeo and Juliet by Hector Berlioz, Daphis et Chloe Suite No. 2 by Maurice Ravel, and includes an interview with Robert Simon.
Date: December 6, 1967
Creator: Gillis, Don
Item Type: Sound

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - Centennial Series, 11/29/1967

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 Faust Overture by Richard Wagner, The Moldau by Bedrich Smetana, Finlandia by Jean Siblelius, and Te Deum by Giuseppe Verdi.
Date: November 29, 1967
Creator: Gillis, Don
Item Type: Sound

Voices of VISTA: Interview with Al Hirt

Description: Willis Conover interviews trumpeter Al Hirt for Voices of VISTA program #109. This recording is the raw audio which was later incorporated into the program, and includes other recorded segments for the Hirt program and another which featured Charlie Byrd.
Date: November 27, 1967
Creator: Conover, Willis
Item Type: Sound

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - Centennial Series, 11/22/1967

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 Overture to Il Signor Bruschino by Gioachino Rossini, Symphony No. 94 in G major "Surprise" by Joseph Haydn, and La Mer by Claude Debussy.
Date: November 22, 1967
Creator: Gillis, Don
Item Type: Sound

Music USA #4773-A, Duke Ellington at Tanglewood

Description: The entire program for the first hour of Music USA, broadcast on January 24, 1968. It was originally recorded as Music USA #4740-A, broadcast on December 22, 1967.
Date: November 18, 1967
Creator: Conover, Willis
Item Type: Sound