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First Piano Quartet; public affairs; music

Description: Track 1 contains a radio program by the First Piano Quartet (later known as the Original Piano Quartet), hosted by Robert Denton. At this time, the quartet consisted of Adam Garner, Vladimir Padwa, Henry Holt, and George Robert. The theme is Brahms' Paganini Variations, followed by Schubert's Moment Musicaux No. 3 in F Minor, Moszkowski's Bolero from Spanische Tänze, Op. 12, Liszt's Liebestraum No. 3, and Johann Strauss' Perpetual Motion. Tracks 2 and 3 are short fragments of public affairs programming and music.
Date: 1941-08-17~
Duration: 19 minutes 08 seconds
Creator: First Piano Quartet
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Excerpt of speech by Harry S Truman, March 17, 1948: “Special message to the Congress on the threat to the freedom of Europe”

Description: Recording of President Harry S. Truman's speech, “Special message to the Congress on the threat to the freedom of Europe,” followed by announcer Mark Austad (later known as Mark Evans) interviewing Senator Glen H. Taylor of Idaho and Rep. Dewey Short of Missouri.
Date: March 17, 1948
Duration: 14 minutes 32 seconds
Creator: Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Music from Trinidad, Part 1

Description: One of two reels of music from Trinidad found in Willis Conover's collection. The artists and recording date have not been determined.
Date: April 17, 1956
Duration: 27 minutes 26 seconds
Creator: Conover, Willis
Partner: UNT Music Library
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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
Duration: 45 minutes 51 seconds
Creator: Conover, Willis
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Kennedy Conversations after Two Years in Office

Description: Audio recording of an interview with President John F. Kennedy with corresponding news commentary.
Date: December 17, 1962
Duration: 1 hour 2 minutes 21 seconds
Creator: WFAA-TV (Television station : Dallas, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - The Man Behind the Legend, 7/17/1963

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 Liadov's Kikimora, Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition, and an interview with Mrs. Lionel Pererra.
Date: July 17, 1963
Duration: 54 minutes 58 seconds
Creator: Gillis, Don
Partner: UNT Music Library
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NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - The Man Behind the Legend, 6/17/1964

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 Kabelevsky's Overture to Colas Breugnon, Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition, and an interview with Leonard Meyers.
Date: June 17, 1964
Duration: 55 minutes
Creator: Gillis, Don
Partner: UNT Music Library
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NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - The Man Behind the Legend, 2/17/1965

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 Suppé's Poet and Peasant Overture and Weber's Invitation to the Dance, and features an interview with Luigi Gaddoni.
Date: February 17, 1965
Duration: 30 minutes 29 seconds
Creator: Gillis, Don
Partner: UNT Music Library
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NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - The Man Behind the Legend, 11/17/1965

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 Beethoven's Smyphony No. 4, and features an interview with William Paisley.
Date: November 17, 1965
Duration: 54 minutes 26 seconds
Creator: Gillis, Don
Partner: UNT Music Library
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NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - The Man Behind the Legend, 8/17/1966

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 Humperdinck's Prelude to Hansel and Gretel, Brahms's Hungarian Dances nos. 1, 17, 20 and 21 and Schubert's Unfinished Symphony and an interview with percussionist Sam Borodkin.
Date: August 17, 1966
Duration: 55 minutes
Creator: Gillis, Don
Partner: UNT Music Library
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NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - Centennial Series, 5/17/1967

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 excerpts from Otello by Guiseppi Verdi.
Date: May 17, 1967
Duration: 54 minutes 51 seconds
Creator: Gillis, Don
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Pop Chronicles Interviews #85 - Rick Nelson

Description: Recording of John Gilliland interviewing Rick Nelson in Hollywood for the Pop Chronicles radio program series.
Date: November 17, 1967
Duration: 29 minutes 31 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Pop Chronicles Interviews #111 - Chad Stuart

Description: Recording of John Gilliland interviewing Chad Stuart of Chad & Jeremy in Hollywood for the Pop Chronicles radio program series.
Date: January 17, 1968
Duration: 26 minutes 27 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Pop Chronicles Interviews #75 - George Martin

Description: Recording of John Gilliland interviewing George Martin in London for the Pop Chronicles radio program series.
Date: February 17, 1968
Duration: 30 minutes 31 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Pop Chronicles Interviews #33 - Bo Diddley

Description: Recording of John Gilliland interviewing Bo Diddley in Los Angeles for the Pop Chronicles radio program series.
Date: March 17, 1968
Duration: 43 minutes 20 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Pop Chronicles Interviews #80 - Sergio Mendes

Description: Recording of John Gilliland interviewing Sergio Mendes in Hollywood for the Pop Chronicles radio program series.
Date: April 17, 1968
Duration: 16 minutes 45 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Pop Chronicles Interviews #39 - Everly Brothers

Description: Recording of John Gilliland interviewing Don and Phil Everly in Hollywood for the Pop Chronicles radio program series.
Date: July 17, 1968
Duration: 19 minutes 43 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Carlotta Herman Mellon Interviewed by G. Morris

Description: Sound recording of Carlotta Herman Mellon being interviewed by G. Morris.
Date: June 17, 1983
Duration: 5 minutes 14 seconds
Creator: Oral History Association
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Carlotta Mellon Interviewed by G. Morris]

Description: Sound recording of Carlotta Herman Mellon being interviewed by G. Morris.
Date: June 17, 1983
Duration: 1 hour 2 minutes 42 seconds
Creator: Oral History Association
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Ron Carter Lecture, April 17, 1984: Part 1]

Description: Recording of a Jazz Lecture Series presentation by Ron Carter on April 17, 1984 at 9:30AM at the UNT College of Music. Includes lecture and performance by Ron Carter, bass, interspersed with questions from the audience.
Access: Restricted to UNT Community Members. Login required if off-campus.
Date: April 17, 1984
Duration: 1 hour 18 minutes 43 seconds
Creator: Carter, Ron, 1937-
Partner: UNT Music Library
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