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Biography in Rhythm

Description: A 1955 radio program presenting an account of the history of jazz. Willis Conover later adapted this program's introduction for use in the Jazz at the Smithsonian television programs which he hosted.
Date: July 26, 1955
Duration: 54 minutes 03 seconds
Creator: National Broadcasting Company
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Music USA #434-B, Interview with Bob Shad

Description: The entire program for the jazz hour (second hour) of Music USA, including tune selections and an interview with Bob Shad, director of artists and repertoire (A&R) at Mercury Records, broadcast March 7, 1956.
Date: January 26, 1956
Duration: 59 minutes 35 seconds
Creator: Conover, Willis
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Music USA, Interview with Andy Wiswell

Description: An unedited program, without theme music or a program number, but likely intended for the first hour of Music USA, including an interview with Andy Wiswell, director of artists and repertoire (A&R) at Capitol Records.
Date: January 26, 1956
Duration: 54 minutes 26 seconds
Creator: Conover, Willis
Partner: UNT Music Library

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - The Man Behind the Legend, 6/26/1963

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 Verdi's Aida and a tribute to Toscanini.
Date: June 26, 1963
Duration: 53 minutes 58 seconds
Creator: Gillis, Don
Partner: UNT Music Library

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - The Man Behind the Legend, 5/26/1965

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 Beethoven's Coriolanus Overture and Smetana's The Moldau, and features an interview with Edward Block, member of the Robert Shaw Chorale.
Date: May 26, 1965
Duration: 30 minutes 04 seconds
Creator: Gillis, Don
Partner: UNT Music Library

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - The Man Behind the Legend, 1/26/1966

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 Verdi's Te Deum and Hymn of the Nations, and features Toscanini: The Verdi Years.
Date: January 26, 1966
Duration: 54 minutes 54 seconds
Creator: Gillis, Don
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Definitions of Oral History

Description: Sound recording of Elizabeth Dixon, Philip C. Brooks, Wayland D. Hand, and Louis M. Starr giving speeches under the topic of "Definitions of Oral History".
Date: September 26, 1966
Duration: 1 hour 36 minutes 15 seconds
Creator: Oral History Association
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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Definitions of Oral History

Description: Sound recording of Allan Nevins giving a speech under the topic of "Definitions of Oral History".
Date: September 26, 1966
Duration: 45 minutes 06 seconds
Creator: Oral History Association
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - The Man Behind the Legend, 10/26/1966

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 Beethoven's Overture to Coriolanus, Franck's Psyché et Eros, and Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition.
Date: October 26, 1966
Duration: 54 minutes 18 seconds
Creator: Gillis, Don
Partner: UNT Music Library

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - Centennial Series, 4/26/1967

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 Daohnis et Chloe Suite No. 2 by Maurice Ravel, and Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor by Ludwig van Beethoven.
Date: April 26, 1967
Duration: 53 minutes 31 seconds
Creator: Gillis, Don
Partner: UNT Music Library

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - Centennial Series, 7/26/1967

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 A Midsummer Night's Dream, Octet for Strings, op. 20 by Felix Mendelssohn, and includes an interview with Daniel Guillet.
Date: July 26, 1967
Duration: 54 minutes 25 seconds
Creator: Gillis, Don
Partner: UNT Music Library

Pop Chronicles Interviews #179 - Mike Piano

Description: Recording of John Gilliland interviewing Mike Piano of the Sandpipers for the Pop Chronicles radio program series.
Date: March 26, 1968
Duration: 17 minutes 46 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library

Pop Chronicles Interviews #135 - Perry Como

Description: Recording of John Gilliland interviewing Perry Como for the Pop Chronicles radio program series. This recording includes discussion of sexual harassment.
Date: August 26, 1971
Duration: 53 minutes
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library

Pop Chronicles Interviews #160 - George T. Simon

Description: Recording of John Gilliland interviewing author and critic George T. Simon for the Pop Chronicles radio program series.
Date: October 26, 1971
Duration: 47 minutes 54 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Decisions and Current Legislature

Description: Sound recording of Truman Eustis III giving a Court related speech titled "Decisions and Current Legislature" at the 10th Annual Oral History Colloquium at the Grove Park Inn in Asheville, N.C..
Date: October 26, 1975
Duration: 1 hour 6 minutes 13 seconds
Creator: Oral History Association
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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Music USA #7879-A, Music of Johnny Mercer

Description: The entire program for the first hour of Music USA, and the first of seven programs in memory of Johnny Mercer.
Date: July 26, 1976
Duration: 31 minutes 33 seconds
Creator: Conover, Willis
Partner: UNT Music Library
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The American Dream; The Success Ethic

Description: Sound recording of Jo Blatti giving a talk titled "The American Dream; The Success Ethic" during the 14th Annual National Colloquium on Oral History at State University of New York, Buffalo, NY. Michael Frisch is the moderator and commentator during the talk.
Date: October 26, 1979
Duration: 16 minutes 11 seconds
Creator: Oral History Association
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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Chicago Labor History

Description: Sound recording of Betty Balanoff giving a talk titled "Chicago Labor History" under the topic of "Working People and Workers' Unions" during the 14th National Workshop of Oral History at the University of Michigan. Commentary during the talk is provided by Bob Repas, and Joyce Kornbluth is the moderator.
Date: October 26, 1979
Duration: 41 minutes 29 seconds
Creator: Oral History Association
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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The Etiquette of Race Relations

Description: Sound recording of Harlon E. Joye, E. Barnerd West, and Dana F. White from the Living Atlanta Project giving a talk titled "The Etiquette of Race Relations" during the Buffalo 14th Annual National Colloquium on Oral History.
Date: October 26, 1979
Duration: 1 hour 11 minutes 36 seconds
Creator: Oral History Association
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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Memory and the Reconstruction of Social Reality

Description: Sound recording of Tamara Hareven from Clark University giving a talk titled "Memory and the Reconstruction of Social Reality" during the 14th National Workshop of Oral History, at the Oral History Institute, Murray State University.
Date: October 26, 1979
Duration: 48 minutes 51 seconds
Creator: Oral History Association
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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Memory and the Reconstruction of Social Reality

Description: Sound recording of Tamara Hareven giving a talk titled "Memory and the Reconstruction of Social Reality" during the 14th National Workshop of Oral History at Murray State University, in Murray, Kentucky.
Date: October 26, 1979
Duration: 50 minutes 58 seconds
Creator: Oral History Association
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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Midwifery and Family Nursing: The Frontier Nursing Service in the Kentucky Mountain

Description: Sound recording of Dale Deaton from the Frontier Nursing Service Oral History Project giving a talk titled "Midwifery and Family Nursing: The Frontier Nursing Service in the Kentucky Mountain" during the 14th Annual National Colloquium on Oral History at the Oral History Institute, Murray State University.
Date: October 26, 1979
Duration: 41 minutes 18 seconds
Creator: Oral History Association
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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Oral History as a Catalyst for Local Historical Research Activity

Description: Sound recording of Joseph B. Romney giving a talk titled "Oral History as a Catalyst for Local Historical Research Activity" during the 14th National Workshop of Oral History at Murray State University, in Murray, Kentucky. Recording also includes a talk titled "Life and Times in Shoe city" and "Models for Local and Community Studies" with commentary by Geneva Wiskeman from the Historical Society of Greater Lansing.
Date: October 26, 1979
Duration: 33 minutes 08 seconds
Creator: Oral History Association
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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Oral History Contributions to Labor History

Description: Sound recording of Alice Hoffman, Phillip A. Korth, and Philip P. Mason giving talks under the topic of "Oral History Contributions to Labor History" during the 14th National Workshop of Oral History at the Oral History Institute, Murray State University.
Date: October 26, 1979
Duration: 1 hour 18 minutes 31 seconds
Creator: Oral History Association
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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