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Dizzy Gillespie at Birdland

Description: A French-language program featuring Dizzy Gillespie performing at Birdland, along with an interview with John Hammond.
Date: July 2, 1956
Creator: Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-1993 & Roberts, Bill
Partner: UNT Music Library

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - The Man Behind the Legend, 10/2/1963

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 Weber's Oberon Overture, Prelude to Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel, Schubert's Symphony No. 5, and an interview with Leslie Epstein.
Date: October 2, 1963
Creator: Gillis, Don
Partner: UNT Music Library

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - The Man Behind the Legend, 9/2/1964

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 Prokofiev's Classical Symphony, Weber's Invitation to the Dance, Gershwin's An American in Paris, and an interview with Franco Colombo.
Date: September 2, 1964
Creator: Gillis, Don
Partner: UNT Music Library

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - The Man Behind the Legend, 12/2/1964

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 excerpts from Grofé's Grand Canyon Suite and an interview with Ferde Grofé.
Date: December 2, 1964
Creator: Gillis, Don
Partner: UNT Music Library

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - The Man Behind the Legend, 6/2/1965

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 Berlioz's Roman Carnival Overture and Strauss's Blue Danube Waltz and Tritsch-Tratsch Polka, and features an interview with NBC's vice president of programming, Robert Wogan.
Date: June 2, 1965
Creator: Gillis, Don
Partner: UNT Music Library

Bob LaPlante interview with Don Byas; unidentified recording

Description: In the first track, Bob LaPlante interviews Don Byas in 1965. The second track, from the other side of the tape reel, is an unidentified jazz ensemble for roughly the first half. The ensemble in the second half is identified at 27:05 as the Ole Dixon Trio.
Date: November 2, 1965
Creator: Conover, Willis
Partner: UNT Music Library

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - The Man Behind the Legend, 2/2/1966

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 Suppé's Poet and Peasant Overture and Elgar's Enigma Variations, and features an interview with Wally McGill.
Date: February 2, 1966
Creator: Gillis, Don
Partner: UNT Music Library

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - The Man Behind the Legend, 3/2/1966

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 Cimarosa's Il matrimonio per raggiro and Verdi's Rigoletto, Act IV, and features an interview with bass-baritone Nicola Moscona.
Date: March 2, 1966
Creator: Gillis, Don
Partner: UNT Music Library

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - The Man Behind the Legend, 11/2/1966

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 Kabalevsky's Overture to Colas Breugnon and Verdi's Rigoletto, Act IV, and an interview with music publisher Eugene Weintraub.
Date: November 2, 1966
Creator: Gillis, Don
Partner: UNT Music Library

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
Partner: UNT Music Library

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

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 the William Tell Overture by Gioachino Rossini, The Skater's Waltz by Emile Waldteufel, and Symphony No. 8 by Franz Schubert.
Date: August 2, 1967
Creator: Gillis, Don
Partner: UNT Music Library

Pop Chronicles Interviews #170 - Kay Starr

Description: Recording of John Gilliland interviewing Kay Starr in Los Angeles for the Pop Chronicles radio program series.
Date: November 2, 1967
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library

Pop Chronicles Interviews #71 - Little Richard

Description: Recording of John Gilliland interviewing Little Richard in Hollywood for the Pop Chronicles radio program series. He discusses his musical style and influences, career, opinions on religious studies and race, and changes in popular music.
Date: January 2, 1968
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library

Pop Chronicles Interviews #175 - John Peel

Description: Recording of John Gilliland interviewing radio personality John Peel in London for the Pop Chronicles radio program series.
Date: February 2, 1968
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library

Retrieval of Date in Oral History Collections

Description: Sound recording of Allan Meckler and Ann Travis giving speeches on the topic of Retrieval of Date in Oral History Collections during the 8th Annual Oral History Association Colloquium at the John F. Kennedy Library in Columbia Point, Boston.
Date: November 2, 1973
Creator: Oral History Association
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

The Role of Interviews in Documenting White House Decisions

Description: Sound recording of Dann Fenn, Jr., Joe Frantz, Henry Graff, James Hagerty, Richard Kirkendall, and Robert Weaver speaking under the topic of the role of interviews in documenting white house decisions. Recorded during the 8th Annual Oral History Colloquium at the John F. Kennedy Library in Boston, Massachusetts.
Date: November 2, 1973
Creator: Oral History Association
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

The Use of Oral History in Dramatic Audiovisual Productions

Description: Sound recording of William Weaver from the National Park Service - Pendleton Woods, Oklahoma Living legends Program speaking during the Oral History Association Eighth Annual Colloquium.
Date: November 2, 1973
Creator: Oral History Association
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Music USA #7428-B, funeral of Duke Ellington, Part II

Description: The entire program for the jazz hour (second hour) of Music USA, broadcast May 2, 1975. The program contains Part II of the funeral of Duke Ellington, on May 27, 1974, as broadcast on radio, possibly by station WRVR.
Date: May 2, 1975
Creator: Conover, Willis
Partner: UNT Music Library