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Music USA #2232-B, Interview with Woody Herman

Description: The entire program for the jazz hour (second hour) of Music USA, broadcast on February 7, 1961, and later rebroadcast as Music USA #2456-B. This program is the first of a series of three which feature the music of Woody Herman and include an interview with him.
Date: November 15, 1960
Creator: Conover, Willis
Item Type: Sound

Music USA #2233-B, Interview with Woody Herman

Description: The entire program for the jazz hour (second hour) of Music USA, broadcast on February 8, 1961, and later rebroadcast as Music USA #2457-B. This program is the second of a series of three which feature the music of Woody Herman and include an interview with him.
Date: November 16, 1960
Creator: Conover, Willis
Item Type: Sound

Music USA #2234-B, Interview with Woody Herman

Description: The entire program for the jazz hour (second hour) of Music USA, broadcast on February 9, 1961, and later rebroadcast as Music USA #2458-B. This program is the third of a series of three which feature the music of Woody Herman and include an interview with him.
Date: November 17, 1960
Creator: Conover, Willis
Item Type: Sound

Music USA #3661-B, Interview with Alec Wilder

Description: The entire program for the jazz hour (second hour) of Music USA, broadcast January 7, 1965, including tune selections and an interview with Alec Wilder.
Date: October 28, 1964
Creator: Conover, Willis
Item Type: Sound

Music USA #4618-B, Gerry Mulligan in Moscow

Description: The entire program for the jazz hour (second hour) of Music USA, broadcast August 22, 1967, featuring selections from a jam session at the Molodezhnoe (Youth) Café in which Gerry Mulligan played a borrowed alto saxophone.
Date: July 25, 1967
Creator: Conover, Willis
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

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

Music USA, Ben Webster in Copenhagen, 1965

Description: An unedited program for the second hour (jazz hour) of Music USA, featuring performances by Ben Webster in Copenhagen, Denmark, in September of 1965. A program number and date have not been located; the recording includes technical difficulties encountered on the first selection.
Date: 1965
Creator: Conover, Willis
Item Type: Sound

Music USA playlists, 1967

Description: A partial set of playlists for individual Music USA programs 4386 through 4744, broadcast in 1967. There are 160 pages in this document.
Date: 1967
Creator: Conover, Willis
Item Type: Text

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

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - Centennial Series, 1/2/1967

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 Prelude to Act III of Tannhauser, Prelude to Act I of Parsifal, Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde by Richard Wagner, and includes an interview with Fridla Wagner.
Date: January 2, 1967
Creator: Gillis, Don
Item Type: Sound

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - Centennial Series, 1/4/1967

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 Prokofiev's Symphony No. 1 "Classical" and Elgar's Enigma Variations.
Date: January 4, 1967
Creator: Gillis, Don
Item Type: Sound

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - Centennial Series, 1/18/1967

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 Requiem Mass in C minor by Luigi Cherubini.
Date: January 18, 1967
Creator: Gillis, Don
Item Type: Sound

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - Centennial Series, 1/25/1967

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 Le di Figaro, Concerto for Bassoon and Orchestra, Symphony No. 35, movements III and IV by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and includes an interview with Ray Crissara.
Date: January 25, 1967
Creator: Gillis, Don
Item Type: Sound

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - Centennial Series, 2/1/1967

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 Leonore Overture No. 3 by Ludvig van Beethoven, Feste Romane by Ottorino Respighi, and an interview with Elsa Respighi and Eric Leisdorf.
Date: February 1, 1967
Creator: Gillis, Don
Item Type: Sound

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - Centennial Series, 2/8/1967

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 La Boheme by Giacomo Puccini and includes an interview with Puccini's step-daughter.
Date: February 8, 1967
Creator: Gillis, Don
Item Type: Sound

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - Centennial Series, 2/15/1967

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 William Tell Overture by Gioachino Rossini, Skater's Waltz by Emile Waldteufel, 'Ballabile' and 'Triumphal March' from Aida by Guiseppi Verdi, Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun by Claude Debussy, 'Dance of the Hours' from La Gioconda by Amilcare Poncielli, and interviews with Jerome Hannes, Eugene Ormandy, and Vivian Della Chiesa.
Date: February 15, 1967
Creator: Gillis, Don
Item Type: Sound

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - Centennial Series, 2/22/1967

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 An American in Paris by George Gershwin, Symphony No. 5 1/2 by Don Gillis, and interviews with Aaron Copland, Morton Gould, Bernard Wagner, Paul Creston, Ferde Grofe, and others.
Date: February 22, 1967
Creator: Gillis, Don
Item Type: Sound

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - Centennial Series, 3/1/1967

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 Kindersinfonie by Leopold Mozart, Excerpt from Act IV of Carmen by Georges Bizet, Symphony No. 1 by Dmitry Shostakovich, and includes an interview with Peter Dellheim.
Date: March 1, 1967
Creator: Gillis, Don
Item Type: Sound

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - Centennial Series, 3/8/1967

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 Nocturne: Fetes by Claude Debussy, Pohjola's Daughter by Jean Sibelius, Sinfonie Concertante in B-flat by Joseph Haydn, and an interview with Dr. Hendel.
Date: March 8, 1967
Creator: Gillis, Don
Item Type: Sound