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Sixteen. An Old Religion, Two Champions, and a New Symphony

Steve Swayne

in Orpheus in Manhattan: William Schuman and the Shaping of America's Musical Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195388527
eISBN:
9780199894345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388527.003.0017
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

The late 1940s brought Schuman back in touch with his Jewish roots through various encounters and queries that occurred. Leonard Bernstein, in particular, was in a state of wonderment at the birth of ... More


On to Fantasia

Mary Sue Welsh

in One Woman in a Hundred: Edna Phillips and the Philadelphia Orchestra

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037368
eISBN:
9780252094545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037368.003.0012
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter details Eugene Ormandy's assumption of the role as co-conductor of the Philadelphia Orchestra in the fall of 1936. According to Phillips, if Ormandy, who was to lead the orchestra for ... More


War Stories

Mary Sue Welsh

in One Woman in a Hundred: Edna Phillips and the Philadelphia Orchestra

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037368
eISBN:
9780252094545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037368.003.0015
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter details events in the life Edna Phillips during World War II. In the summer of 1942, Sam Rosenbaum entered the army as a major. Not long before Sam left, Phillips received a call from ... More


Toscanini, Ormandy, and the First Televised Orchestra Concert(s): The Networks and the Broadcasting of Musical Celebrity1

James Deaville

in Music and the Broadcast Experience: Performance, Production, and Audiences

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199314706
eISBN:
9780190619541
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199314706.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Popular

The first televised orchestral concerts in the United States took place on March 20, 1948, with Toscanini conducting the NBC Symphony Orchestra (NBC) and Ormandy the Philadelphia Orchestra (CBS). ... More


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