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NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - Centennial Series, 10/25/1967

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 the Overture to Romeo and Juliet by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky and an interview with John Plummer.
Date: October 25, 1967
Creator: Gillis, Don

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - Centennial Series, 11/1/1967

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 the Manfred Overture by Robert Schumann and an interview with "Maestro and his Singers."
Date: November 1, 1967
Creator: Gillis, Don

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - Centennial Series, 11/8/1967

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 the Prelude to Hansel and Gretel by Engelbert Humperdinck and Symphony No. 3 in F major by Johannes Brahms.
Date: November 8, 1967
Creator: Gillis, Don

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - Centennial Series, 11/15/1967

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 Overture to Die Zauberflote by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Suite No. 1 from Carmen by Georges Bizet, Till Eulenspiegels Lustige Streiche by Richard Strauss, and includes an interview with Victorio Riette.
Date: November 15, 1967
Creator: Gillis, Don

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

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

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

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

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

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

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