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Music USA #230-B, Interview with Chet Baker

Description: The entire program for the jazz hour (second hour) of Music USA, including tune selections and an interview with Chet Baker.
Date: June 29, 1955
Duration: 59 minutes 21 seconds
Creator: Conover, Willis
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Music USA #365-B, Interview with George Avakian

Description: Willis Conover interviews George Avakian. This recording only contains the interview, and not the full program.
Date: November 29, 1955
Duration: 14 minutes 33 seconds
Creator: Conover, Willis
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Willis Conover interviews S.I. Hayakawa

Description: Willis Conover interviews S.I. Hayakawa, then a professor, and a future U.S. Senator.
Date: March 29, 1960
Duration: 30 minutes 14 seconds
Creator: Conover, Willis
Partner: UNT Music Library

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - The Man Behind the Legend, 1/29/1964

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 Beethoven's Overture to Coriolanus, Piano Concerto No. 1 and an interview with Ania Dorfmann.
Date: January 29, 1964
Duration: 55 minutes 43 seconds
Creator: Gillis, Don
Partner: UNT Music Library

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - The Man Behind the Legend, 4/29/1964

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 Cherubini's Requiem Mass in C minor and an interview with Dave Garraway.
Date: April 29, 1964
Duration: 56 minutes 49 seconds
Creator: Gillis, Don
Partner: UNT Music Library

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - The Man Behind the Legend, 7/29/1964

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 Respighi's The Fountains of Rome, excerpts from Verdi's Aida, A Masked Ball and Otello, and an interview with soprano Herva Nelli.
Date: July 29, 1964
Duration: 55 minutes 25 seconds
Creator: Gillis, Don
Partner: UNT Music Library

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - The Man Behind the Legend, 12/29/1965

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 Overture to Der Freischütz and Brahms' Symphony No. 3.
Date: December 29, 1965
Duration: 54 minutes 30 seconds
Creator: Gillis, Don
Partner: UNT Music Library

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - The Man Behind the Legend, 6/29/1966

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 Overture from La forza del destino and Haydn's Symphony No. 88, and the feature: The Debut Years.
Date: June 29, 1966
Duration: 53 minutes 23 seconds
Creator: Gillis, Don
Partner: UNT Music Library

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - Centennial Series, 3/29/1967

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 Egmont Overture by Ludvig van Beethoven, The Invitation to the Dance by Carl Maria von Weber, Symphony No. 99 by Joseph Haydn, and an interview with Dr. Hugh Ross.
Date: March 29, 1967
Duration: 54 minutes 32 seconds
Creator: Gillis, Don
Partner: UNT Music Library

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
Duration: 53 minutes 45 seconds
Creator: Gillis, Don
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Pop Chronicles Interviews #78 - Roger McGuinn

Description: Recording of John Gilliland interviewing Roger McGuinn of the Byrds in Sherman Oaks, California for the Pop Chronicles radio program series.
Date: February 29, 1968
Duration: 15 minutes 22 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Pop Chronicles Interviews #7a - Burt Bacharach

Description: Recording of John Gilliland interviewing Burt Bacharach in Hollywood for the Pop Chronicles radio program series.
Date: March 29, 1968
Duration: 41 minutes 34 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Pop Chronicles Interviews #167 - Julius Wechter

Description: Recording of John Gilliland interviewing Julius Wechter in Hollywood for the Pop Chronicles radio program series.
Date: April 29, 1968
Duration: 11 minutes 13 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Pop Chronicles Interviews #123 - Stevie Wonder

Description: Recording of John Gilliland interviewing Stevie Wonder in Los Angeles for the Pop Chronicles radio program series.
Date: May 29, 1968
Duration: 23 minutes 12 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Music USA #5262-B [part], Duke Ellington at the White House, Part I

Description: The first part of a series of Music USA programs on Duke Ellington's 70th birthday party at the White House. This segment is the last 17 minutes of Music USA #5262-B, the rest of which featured the Miles Davis album "Odyssey!" (Prestige 7540). The program was originally broadcast on May 27, 1969.
Date: April 29, 1969
Duration: 17 minutes 28 seconds
Creator: Conover, Willis
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Music USA #5264-B, Duke Ellington at the White House, Part III

Description: The third part of a series of Music USA programs on Duke Ellington's 70th birthday party at the White House. This program was originally broadcast on May 29, 1969.
Date: April 29, 1969
Duration: 41 minutes 19 seconds
Creator: Conover, Willis
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Pop Chronicles Interviews #118 - Ian Whitcomb

Description: Recording of John Gilliland interviewing British entertainer Ian Whitcomb for the Pop Chronicles radio program series.
Date: April 29, 1969
Duration: 30 minutes 55 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Music USA #6999-B, Ruby Braff and George Barnes

Description: The entire program for the jazz hour (second hour) of Music USA, broadcast February 27, 1974, including tune selections and an interview with Ruby Braff and George Barnes.
Date: January 29, 1974
Duration: 47 minutes 48 seconds
Creator: Conover, Willis
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Music USA #7000-B, Ruby Braff and George Barnes

Description: The entire program for the jazz hour (second hour) of Music USA, broadcast February 28, 1974, including tune selections and an interview with Ruby Braff and George Barnes.
Date: January 29, 1974
Duration: 47 minutes 27 seconds
Creator: Conover, Willis
Partner: UNT Music Library
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[Bobbi Humphrey Lecture, March 29, 1983: Part 1]

Description: Jazz Lecture Series presentation by Bobbi Humphrey on March 3, 1983 at 9:30AM at the UNT College of Music. Includes lecture and performance by Bobbi Humphrey, interspersed with questions from the audience.
Access: Restricted to UNT Community Members. Login required if off-campus.
Date: March 29, 1983
Duration: 1 hour 4 minutes 34 seconds
Creator: Humphrey, Bobbi
Partner: UNT Music Library
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[Bobbi Humphrey Lecture, March 29, 1983: Part 2]

Description: Jazz Lecture Series presentation by Bobbi Humphrey on March 3, 1983 at 2:00PM at the UNT College of Music. Includes lecture and performance by Bobbi Humphrey, interspersed with questions from the audience.
Access: Restricted to UNT Community Members. Login required if off-campus.
Date: March 29, 1983
Duration: 1 hour 13 minutes 49 seconds
Creator: Humphrey, Bobbi
Partner: UNT Music Library

Conversation after the zaikhawm hla performance

Description: Recording of the group having informal conversation after a group performance by the Mizos of Tezpur in Tezpur, Assam. These songs are in the zaikhawm hla style, which is a group singing style. zai means "to sing", khawm means "together," hla means "song".
Date: December 29, 1985
Duration: 4 minutes 04 seconds
Creator: Chhangte, Lalnunthangi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Performance of zaikhawm hla

Description: Recording of the Mizos of Tezpur singing Christmas songs in Tezpur, Assam. These songs are in the zaikhawm hla style, which is a group singing style. zai means "to sing", khawm means "together," hla means "song". This type of music is often sung after a big meal or event, such as funerals or Christmas celebrations. People often get up and dance during these performances.
Date: December 29, 1985
Duration: 2 minutes 44 seconds
Creator: Chhangte, Lalnunthangi
Partner: UNT College of Information

Performance of zaikhawm hla at Christmas

Description: Recording of the Mizos of Tezpur singing Christmas songs in Tezpur, Assam. These songs are in the zaikhawm hla style, which is a group singing style. zai means "to sing", khawm means "together," hla means "song". This type of music is often sung after a big meal or event, such as funerals or Christmas celebrations. People often get up and dance during these performances.
Date: December 29, 1985
Duration: 5 minutes 28 seconds
Creator: Chhangte, Lalnunthangi
Partner: UNT College of Information
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