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Music USA #172-B, Interview with Art Tatum

Description: Willis Conover interviews Art Tatum, with selected Tatum recordings. Playlists and schedules within the Conover collection confirm the program was assembled in May, but Tatum's performances in Washington, D.C. in early April provide an approximate interview date.
Date: May 18, 1955
Duration: 13 minutes 13 seconds
Creator: Conover, Willis & Tatum, Art, 1909-1956
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
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Music USA #2799-B: Joe Williams at Newport, 1962

Description: Part of the jazz hour (second hour) of Music USA, broadcast August 28, 1962, and later rebroadcast as Music USA #3620-B.
Date: July 18, 1962
Duration: 32 minutes 32 seconds
Creator: Conover, Willis
Partner: UNT Music Library

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - The Man Behind the Legend, 9/18/1963

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 William Tell Overture, Strauss's Blue Danube Waltz, an interview with Andre Kostelanetz, Brahms's Hungarian Dances, and Sibelius's Finlandia.
Date: September 18, 1963
Duration: 55 minutes 54 seconds
Creator: Gillis, Don
Partner: UNT Music Library

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - The Man Behind the Legend, 12/18/1963 Part 1

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 Schubert's Symphony No. 8, Wagner's Siegfried's Idyll and an interview with Jerome Hines.
Date: December 18, 1963
Duration: 56 minutes 22 seconds
Creator: Gillis, Don
Partner: UNT Music Library

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - The Man Behind the Legend, 12/18/1963 Part 2

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 Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker Suite, Mozart's Symphony no. 40 in G minor and an interview with Marcia Davenport.
Date: December 18, 1963
Duration: 55 minutes 29 seconds
Creator: Gillis, Don
Partner: UNT Music Library

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - The Man Behind the Legend, 3/18/1964

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 highlights from Verdi's Un ballo in maschera and an interview with Rosa Raisa.
Date: March 18, 1964
Duration: 55 minutes 34 seconds
Creator: Gillis, Don
Partner: UNT Music Library

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - The Man Behind the Legend, 11/18/1964

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 Rossini's Overture to Il signor Burschino, Toscanini's Scherzo for Orchestra, a feature about "The Parma Years," and an interview with Don Gillis.
Date: November 18, 1964
Duration: 30 minutes 31 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, 5/18/1966

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 Wagner's Prelude to Act III of Lohengrin, Waldteufel's Skater's Waltz and Mozart's Symphony No. 41 in C Major, and features The Eyes of the Maestro.
Date: May 18, 1966
Duration: 54 minutes 11 seconds
Creator: Gillis, Don
Partner: UNT Music Library

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - Centennial Series, 1/18/1967

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 Requiem Mass in C minor by Luigi Cherubini.
Date: January 18, 1967
Duration: 53 minutes 44 seconds
Creator: Gillis, Don
Partner: UNT Music Library

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - Centennial Series, 10/18/1967

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 Fountains of Rome by Ottorino Respighi and Concerto No. 3 in C minor for Piano by Ludwig van Beethoven.
Date: October 18, 1967
Duration: 54 minutes 43 seconds
Creator: Gillis, Don
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Pop Chronicles Interviews #95 - Johnnie Ray

Description: Recording of John Gilliland interviewing Johnnie Ray in Beverly Hills, California for the Pop Chronicles radio program series.
Date: October 18, 1967
Duration: 43 minutes 02 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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[Afternoon and Evening Session, 2nd National Oral History Colloquium]

Description: Sound recording of Richard T. Logsdon, James V. Mink, and other unidentified speakers giving speeches during the 2nd national Oral History Colloquium.
Date: November 18, 1967
Duration: 3 hours 45 minutes 35 seconds
Creator: Oral History Association
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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Music USA #4773-A, Duke Ellington at Tanglewood

Description: The entire program for the first hour of Music USA, broadcast on January 24, 1968. It was originally recorded as Music USA #4740-A, broadcast on December 22, 1967.
Date: November 18, 1967
Duration: 32 minutes 04 seconds
Creator: Conover, Willis
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Pop Chronicles Interviews #98 - Nick Reynolds

Description: Recording of John Gilliland interviewing Nick Reynolds in Sausalito, California for the Pop Chronicles radio program series.
Date: November 18, 1967
Duration: 36 minutes 09 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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[Session on Interviewers and their Training]

Description: Sound recording of members of the Oral History Association giving a speech about interviewers and their training. Session recorded at Arden House during the 2nd Annual Oral History Colloquium.
Date: November 18, 1967
Duration: 1 hour 32 minutes 22 seconds
Creator: Oral History Association
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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Pop Chronicles Interviews #59 - Bob Johnston

Description: Recording of John Gilliland interviewing producer Bob Johnston in Pasadena, California for the Pop Chronicles radio program series.
Date: January 18, 1968
Duration: 16 minutes 18 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Pop Chronicles Interviews #121 - Jackie Wilson

Description: Recording of John Gilliland interviewing Jackie Wilson in West Covina, California for the Pop Chronicles radio program series.
Date: March 18, 1968
Duration: 14 minutes 15 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Pop Chronicles Interviews #148 - Count Basie

Description: Recording of an interview with Count Basie in West Covina, California. The interviewer is unidentified, but John Gilliland used the recording for the Pop Chronicles radio program series.
Date: March 18, 1968
Duration: 23 minutes 22 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Pop Chronicles Interviews #73 - Mike Love

Description: Recording of John Gilliland interviewing Mike Love of the Beach Boys in Beverly Hills, California for the Pop Chronicles radio program series.
Date: June 18, 1968
Duration: 30 minutes 17 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Pop Chronicles Interviews #163 - Ralph J. Gleason

Description: Recording of John Gilliland interviewing critic Ralph J. Gleason in Berkeley, California for the Pop Chronicles radio program series.
Date: September 18, 1969
Duration: 55 minutes 38 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Pop Chronicles Interviews #136 - Himan Brown, Part 1

Description: Part 1 of a recording of John Gilliland interviewing radio and television producer Himan Brown.
Date: April 18, 1977
Duration: 30 minutes 59 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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