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Music USA #1422, Irving Berlin Tribute, Part I

Description: The first hour of a two-hour tribute to Irving Berlin, in the year that Berlin turned 70, broadcast November 20, 1958. The program includes numerous interviews with popular artists and selected Berlin compositions which they recorded, including Guy Lombardo (interview dated September 17, 1958), Ginger Rogers (interview dated August 28, 1958), Rudy Vallee, and Fred Astaire.
Date: November 6, 1958
Creator: Conover, Willis
Partner: UNT Music Library

Music USA #1422, Tribute to Irving Berlin, Part II

Description: The second hour of a two-hour tribute to Irving Berlin, in the year that Berlin turned 70, broadcast November 20, 1958. The program includes numerous interviews with popular artists and selected Berlin compositions which they recorded, including Bing Crosby (interview dated August 28, 1958), Benny Goodman, Ethel Merman, Fred Waring (interview dated October 1, 1958), and Eddie Cantor, with brief statements by Ella Fitzgerald, Paul Weston, Jo Stafford, Paul Whiteman, an interview with Berlin himself, and a statement from President Eisenhower.
Date: November 6, 1958
Creator: Conover, Willis
Partner: UNT Music Library

Music USA #1673-B, Porgy and Bess

Description: The entire program for the jazz hour (second hour) of Music USA, featuring songs from Porgy and Bess, sung by Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald. This program was broadcast on July 29, 1959, and rebroadcast as #1819-B on December 22, 1959.
Date: May 6, 1959
Creator: Conover, Willis
Partner: UNT Music Library

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - The Man Behind the Legend, 11/6/1963

Description: 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 Romeo and Juliet, Nutcracker Suite, Symphony No. 6, and interview with Aaron Copland.
Date: November 6, 1963
Creator: Gillis, Don
Partner: UNT Music Library

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - The Man Behind the Legend, 1/6/1965

Description: 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 Mendelssohn's Scherzo from A Midsummer Night's Dream and Tchaikovsky's Romeo and Juliet, and features an interview with composer and producer Don Gillis.
Date: January 6, 1965
Creator: Gillis, Don
Partner: UNT Music Library

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - The Man Behind the Legend, 10/6/1965

Description: 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 Weber's Der Freischütz Overture and Boito's Prologue to Mefistofele, and features an interview with choral conductor Robert Shaw.
Date: October 6, 1965
Creator: Gillis, Don
Partner: UNT Music Library

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - The Man Behind the Legend, 4/6/1966

Description: 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 features Toscanini: The Metropolitan Years, Part III, about Toscanini's time at the Metropolitan Opera.
Date: April 6, 1966
Creator: Gillis, Don
Partner: UNT Music Library

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - The Man Behind the Legend, 7/6/1966

Description: 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 Sibelius's Finlandia, Mendelssohn's Nocturne from A Midsummer Night's Dream, Dukas's Socerer's Apprentice and Bizet's Suite No. 1 from Carmen, and an interview with horn player Arthur Berv.
Date: July 6, 1966
Creator: Gillis, Don
Partner: UNT Music Library

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - Centennial Series, 9/6/1967

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 Un ballo in maschera, Act II, by Giuseppe Verdi.
Date: September 6, 1967
Creator: Gillis, Don
Partner: UNT Music Library

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
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Frank Foster, April 6, 1982: Part 1]

Description: Jazz Lecture Series presentation by Frank Foster on April 6, 1982 at 9:30AM at the UNT College of Music. This includes lecture and performance by Frank Foster, saxophone, interspersed with questions from the audience.
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Date: April 6, 1982
Creator: Foster, Frank, 1928-
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Frank Foster Lecture, April 6, 1982: Parts 2 and 3]

Description: Jazz Lecture Series presentation by Frank Foster on April 6, 1982 at 12:30PM at the UNT College of Music. This includes lecture and performance by Frank Foster, saxophone, interspersed with questions from the audience.
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Date: April 6, 1982
Creator: Foster, Frank, 1928-
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Michael Brecker Lecture, March 6, 1984: Part 1]

Description: Jazz Lecture Series presentation by Michael Brecker on March 3, 1984 at 9:30AM at the UNT College of Music. Includes lecture and performance by Michael Brecker, saxophone, interspersed with questions from the audience.
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Date: March 6, 1984
Creator: Brecker, Michael
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Michael Brecker Lecture, March 6, 1984: Parts 2 and 3]

Description: Jazz Lecture Series presentation by Michael Brecker on March 3, 1984 at 2:00PM at the UNT College of Music. Includes lecture and performance by Michael Brecker, saxophone, interspersed with questions from the audience.
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Date: March 6, 1984
Creator: Brecker, Michael
Partner: UNT Music Library

Doctoral Recital: 1986-10-06 - Richard Dirlam, conductor

Description: Recital presented at the UNT College of Music Concert Hall in partial fulfillment of the Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) degree.
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Date: October 6, 1986
Creator: Dirlam, Richard
Partner: UNT Music Library

Doctoral Recital: 1987-07-06 - Shu-Mei Yang, piano

Description: Recital presented at the NTSU School of Music Recital Hall in partial fulfillment of the Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) degree.
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Date: July 6, 1987
Creator: Yang, Shu-Mei
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Ensemble: 1987-10-06 - Brass Prism

Description: Concert presented at the UNT College of Music Recital Hall.
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Date: October 6, 1987
Creator: Texas Brass Ensemble
Partner: UNT Music Library

Ensemble: 1987-10-06 - Brass Prism I

Description: Brass concert performed at the NTSU College of Music Concert Hall.
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Date: October 6, 1987
Creator: The Texas Brass Ensemble
Partner: UNT Music Library

Ensemble: 1987-10-06 - Les Petit Violons

Description: Concert presented at the UNT College of Music.
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Date: October 6, 1987
Creator: Les Petit Violons
Partner: UNT Music Library