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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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Winston Churchill, August 24, 1941; Major George Fielding Elliot

Description: Recording of a speech by Winston Churchill on side 1, and commentary by Major George Fielding Eliot on side 2.
Date: 1941-08-24~
Duration: 33 minutes 19 seconds
Creator: Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965 & Eliot, George Fielding, 1894-1971
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Melody Lane, part 2 of 2, August 15, 1945

Description: Recording of the second part of Melody Lane, hosted by Mark Austad.
Date: August 15, 1945
Duration: 12 minutes 23 seconds
Creator: Evans, Mark, 1917-1988
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Melody Lane, part 1 of 2, August 15, 1946

Description: Recording of the first part of Melody Lane, hosted by Mark Austad.
Date: August 15, 1946
Duration: 13 minutes 16 seconds
Creator: Evans, Mark, 1917-1988
Partner: UNT Music Library
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EnBee Jamboree, August 22, 1947

Description: Willis Conover hosts a program advertising the holdings of EnBee Records, at 1016 7th St NW in Washington, D.C. The theme song is Stan Kenton's "Machito,"and other selections include Francis Craig, "Near You"; The Beale Street Boys, "Lights Out"; the signoff theme from Sunday spirituals show, “God Be With You”; and the King Cole Trio, "I Miss You So."
Date: August 22, 1947
Duration: 15 minutes 11 seconds
Creator: Conover, Willis
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Willis Conover: American Jazz #1

Description: The second part of a broadcast which featured Willis Conover discussing the music of Duke Ellington, followed by a translation in Swedish by an unknown speaker. This program occurred more than five years before the beginning of Conover's long-running VOA program, Music USA.
Date: August 23, 1949
Duration: 14 minutes 46 seconds
Creator: Conover, Willis
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Chicago Theater of the Air: Yma Sumac

Description: A recording found in Willis Conover's collection of reel-to-reel tapes: Yma Sumac performs at the 22nd annual Chicagoland Music Festival, at Soldier Field.
Date: August 25, 1951
Duration: 17 minutes 21 seconds
Creator: Sumac, Yma
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Music USA #621-B

Description: The entire program for the jazz hour (second hour) of Music USA, broadcast September 10, 1956.
Date: August 14, 1956
Duration: 1 hour 28 seconds
Creator: Conover, Willis
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Willis Conover interviewed by Harold Rogers, BBC

Description: Harold Rogers interviews Willis Conover for the BBC. Subjects include the five-hour Louis Armstrong interview, and Ella Fitzgerald.
Date: August 4, 1957
Duration: 29 minutes 49 seconds
Creator: Conover, Willis
Partner: UNT Music Library

Magazine of the Air "97": "A Short History of Jazz"

Description: A short Indonesian-language program on the history of jazz, including excerpts of recordings. "Magazine of the Air" was a weekly program of the Voice of America, broadcast on Tuesdays.
Date: August 18, 1959
Duration: 22 minutes 14 seconds
Creator: Conover, Willis
Partner: UNT Music Library

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - The Man Behind the Legend, 8/7/1963

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 Rossini's Overture to Il signor Bruschino, Bizet's Carmen Suite No. 1, Waldteufel's Skater's Waltz arranged by Toscanini, Paganini's Moto Perpetuo, Weber's Invitation to Dance, and an interview with Antonino Roca.
Date: August 7, 1963
Duration: 55 minutes 51 seconds
Creator: Gillis, Don
Partner: UNT Music Library

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - The Man Behind the Legend, 8/14/1963

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 Beethoven's Symphony No. 5 and Egmont Overture.
Date: August 14, 1963
Duration: 56 minutes 07 seconds
Creator: Gillis, Don
Partner: UNT Music Library

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - The Man Behind the Legend, 8/21/1963

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 Beethoven's Leonore Overture No. 3, and Haydn's Symphony No. 88.
Date: August 21, 1963
Duration: 55 minutes 25 seconds
Creator: Gillis, Don
Partner: UNT Music Library

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - The Man Behind the Legend, 8/28/1963

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 Wagner's Die Walküre , Prelude to Act III of Lohengrin, "Dawn" and "Siegfried's Rhine Journey" from Die Götterdämerung, and Prelude of the Kiss of Death from Tristan und Isolde.
Date: August 28, 1963
Duration: 54 minutes 55 seconds
Creator: Gillis, Don
Partner: UNT Music Library

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - The Man Behind the Legend, 8/5/1964

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 Egmont Overture, Wagner's The Forest Murmurs from Siegfried, Schubert's Symphony No. 8, and an interview with Paul Creston.
Date: August 5, 1964
Duration: 53 minutes 28 seconds
Creator: Gillis, Don
Partner: UNT Music Library

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - The Man Behind the Legend, 8/12/1964

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 Sibelius's Finlandia, Brahms's Hungarian Dances, Strauss's The Blue Danube and Tritsch-Tratsch Polka, Dukas's The Sorcerer's Apprentice, and an interview with Edith Kusterman.
Date: August 12, 1964
Duration: 55 minutes 17 seconds
Creator: Gillis, Don
Partner: UNT Music Library

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - The Man Behind the Legend, 8/19/1964

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 Wagner's Prelude to Act III of Lohengrin, Smetana's Moldau, Mozart's Symphony No. 40, and an interview with David Hall.
Date: August 19, 1964
Duration: 55 minutes 05 seconds
Creator: Gillis, Don
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Pop Chronicles Interviews #68 - John Lennon

Description: Interview with John Lennon. John Gilliland later used this recording for the Pop Chronicles radio program series.
Date: August 25, 1964
Duration: 13 minutes 36 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - The Man Behind the Legend, 8/4/1965

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 Grofé's On the Trail: The Grand Canyon Suite, Mussorgsky's Ballet of the Unhatched Chicks and Tchaikovsky's Waltz of the Flowers, and features an interview with Ed Marshall.
Date: August 4, 1965
Duration: 30 minutes 05 seconds
Creator: Gillis, Don
Partner: UNT Music Library

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - The Man Behind the Legend, 8/11/1965

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 rehearsal and performance of Ravel's Daphnis et Chloé.
Date: August 11, 1965
Duration: 30 minutes 16 seconds
Creator: Gillis, Don
Partner: UNT Music Library

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - The Man Behind the Legend, 8/18/1965

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 Tchaikovsky's Trepak from The Nutcracker Suite and Gershwin's An American in Paris, and features an interview with music editor and arranger Dr. Albert Sirmay.
Date: August 18, 1965
Duration: 30 minutes 51 seconds
Creator: Gillis, Don
Partner: UNT Music Library

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - The Man Behind the Legend, 8/25/1965

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 Mozart's Overture to Don Giovanni, Mendelssohn's Scherzo from A Midsummer Night's Dream and Glinka's Kamarinskaya, and features an interview with violist Emanuel Vardi.
Date: August 25, 1965
Duration: 31 minutes 05 seconds
Creator: Gillis, Don
Partner: UNT Music Library

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - The Man Behind the Legend, 8/3/1966

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 Egmont Overture and Brahms' Concerto for Violin and Cello, and an interview with NBC Orchestra's principle violin player, Mischa Mischakoff.
Date: August 3, 1966
Duration: 53 minutes 11 seconds
Creator: Gillis, Don
Partner: UNT Music Library
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