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Duke Ellington Cavalcade, Parts 1 and 3

Description: In Part 1, Willis Conover's Saturday Night Dance Party program begins with Artie Shaw's "Just Kiddin' Around." Conover then discusses the rarity of some of the records he will play during this program, which is dedicated to the music of Duke Ellington, with selections "Animal Crackers," (sound drops briefly) "Bugle Call Rag," Freeze and Melt," and "Black and Tan Fantasy." In Part 3, Conover and Emerson Parker, an Ellington expert, record collector, and broadcaster at station WQQW, introduce selections including "Black Beauty" and "I've Got the World on a String."
Date: April 20, 1946
Duration: 31 minutes 07 seconds
Creator: Conover, Willis
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Duke Ellington Cavalcade, Parts 2 and 4

Description: In Part 2, Conover introduces Emerson Parker, an Ellington expert, record collector, and broadcaster at station WQQW, who introduces "Take It Easy," "Mood Indigo," "Sweet Mama," and "Hot and Bothered." In Part 4, Conover and Parker introduce "I've Got to Be a Rug Cutter," "Ebony Rhapsody," "Stompy Jones," and "In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree" (the end of the introduction and the tune are in part 5). Gil Lilly is credited as working in the control room.
Date: April 20, 1946
Duration: 28 minutes 46 seconds
Creator: Conover, Willis
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Music USA #251-B, Interview with Eartha Kitt

Description: The entire program for the jazz hour (second hour) of Music USA, including tune selections and an interview with Eartha Kitt.
Date: July 20, 1955
Duration: 59 minutes 03 seconds
Creator: Conover, Willis
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Music USA #300-B, Interview with Duke Ellington, Part I

Description: The first part of the jazz hour (second hour) of Music USA, including tune selections. The interview occurs in Part II.
Date: September 20, 1955
Duration: 27 minutes 43 seconds
Creator: Conover, Willis
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Music USA #300-B, Interview with Duke Ellington, Part II

Description: The second part of the jazz hour (second hour) of Music USA, including tune selections and an interview with Duke Ellington.
Date: September 20, 1955
Duration: 32 minutes 01 second
Creator: Conover, Willis
Partner: UNT Music Library

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - The Man Behind the Legend, 11/20/1963

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 highlights from Beethoven's Fidelio and an interview with Lotte Lehmann.
Date: November 20, 1963
Duration: 57 minutes 04 seconds
Creator: Gillis, Don
Partner: UNT Music Library

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - The Man Behind the Legend, 5/20/1964

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 Mendelssohn's Manfred Symphony, Schumann's Manfred Overture, and an interview with Herbert Grossman.
Date: May 20, 1964
Duration: 53 minutes 12 seconds
Creator: Gillis, Don
Partner: UNT Music Library

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - The Man Behind the Legend, 1/20/1965

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 Herold's Zampa Overture and Sain-Saëns's Danse Macabre, and features an interview with soprano Jean Tennyson.
Date: January 20, 1965
Duration: 31 minutes 04 seconds
Creator: Gillis, Don
Partner: UNT Music Library

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - The Man Behind the Legend, 10/20/1965

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 Schumann's Manfred Overture and Respighi's Feste Romane, and features an interview with Abe Pearlstein.
Date: October 20, 1965
Duration: 56 minutes 26 seconds
Creator: Gillis, Don
Partner: UNT Music Library

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - The Man Behind the Legend, 4/20/1966

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 selections from Beethoven's Fidelio, and features an interview with soprano Eleanor Steber.
Date: April 20, 1966
Duration: 55 minutes 54 seconds
Creator: Gillis, Don
Partner: UNT Music Library

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - The Man Behind the Legend, 7/20/1966

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 Mozart's Overture to Le Nozze di Figaro, Debussy's Iberia from Images and Ravel's Suite No. II from Daphnis et Chloé, and features a rehearsal of the NBC Orchestra.
Date: July 20, 1966
Duration: 57 minutes 40 seconds
Creator: Gillis, Don
Partner: UNT Music Library

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - Centennial Series, 9/20/1967

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 Overture to La gazza ladra by Gioachino Rossini and the Concerto in D major for Violin by Ludwig van Beethoven.
Date: September 20, 1967
Duration: 54 minutes 37 seconds
Creator: Gillis, Don
Partner: UNT Music Library
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[Evening Session during the 2nd National Oral History Colloquium]

Description: Sound recording of panelists speaking during the 2nd Annual Oral History Colloquium. Philip Crowl and Forrest C. Pogue give talks during the session.
Date: November 20, 1967
Duration: 1 hour 37 minutes 41 seconds
Creator: Oral History Association
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Morning and Afternoon Sessions during the 2nd National Oral History Association Colloquium]

Description: Sound recording of Donald J. Schippers, E. Douglas Hamilton, Philip Brooks, Elwood Maunder, Doug Adair, Willa Baum, and James Harvey Young giving speeches and holding a group discussion during the 2nd National Oral History Colloquium at Arden House.
Date: November 20, 1967
Duration: 5 hours 21 minutes 08 seconds
Creator: Oral History Association
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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Pop Chronicles Interviews #57 - Howlin' Wolf

Description: Dick LaPalm interviewing Howlin' Wolf. John Gilliland used this recording for the Pop Chronicles radio program series.
Date: November 20, 1967
Duration: 13 minutes 20 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John & LaPalm, Dick
Partner: UNT Music Library

NBC Radio Broadcast: Toscanini - Centennial Series, 12/20/1967

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 Overture to Il Signor Bruschino by Gioachino Rossini, "Farandole" from L'Arlesienne Suite by Georges Bizet, excerpts from Symphony No. 1 by Ludwig van Beethoven, excerpts from Aida by Giuseppe Verdi, The Sorcerer's Apprentice by Paul Dukas, and an interview with Howard Hanson.
Date: December 20, 1967
Duration: 54 minutes 41 seconds
Creator: Gillis, Don
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Pop Chronicles Interviews #46 and 105 - Simon and Garfunkel

Description: Recording of John Gilliland interviewing Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel in Hollywood for the Pop Chronicles radio program series.
Date: December 20, 1967
Duration: 24 minutes 39 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Pop Chronicles Interviews #113 - Merle Travis

Description: Recording of John Gilliland interviewing Merle Travis in San Diego for the Pop Chronicles radio program series.
Date: April 20, 1968
Duration: 29 minutes 13 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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[Oral History Workshop]

Description: Sound recording of an oral history workshop in San Diego, California.
Date: October 20, 1977
Duration: 56 minutes 52 seconds
Creator: Oral History Association
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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San Diego Workshop Welcome

Description: Sound recording of Wyatt and Schultz giving a welcome speech during an Oral History Association Workshop in San Diego, California.
Date: October 20, 1977
Duration: 47 minutes 33 seconds
Creator: Oral History Association
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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The Why of Oral History

Description: Sound recording of a talk titled "The Why of Oral History" given during an oral history workshop in San Diego, California. Research for the talk was done by Manfred Waserman, teaching by Gwendolyn Safier, and preservation by Kenneth W. Rock.
Date: October 20, 1977
Duration: 3 hours 32 minutes 55 seconds
Creator: Oral History Association
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Clark Terry Lecture, April 20, 1982: Part 1]

Description: Recording of a Jazz Lecture Series presentation by Clark Terry on April 20, 1982 at 9:30AM at the UNT College of Music. It includes a lecture and performance by Clark Terry, trumpet, interspersed with questions from the audience.
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Date: April 20, 1982
Duration: 1 hour 11 minutes 07 seconds
Creator: Clark, Terry
Partner: UNT Music Library
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