Detroit Symphony Orchestra; Beethoven, Strauss, Cohn, and Brahms, part 1
National Educational radio presents the ninth in a series of broadcasts of regular subscription concerts especially selected from the archives of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. Recorded by the 100 man organization and its permanent home the Henry an Edsel Ford Auditorium located in Detroit's riverfront Civic Center. Programs in this series are being produced by the University of Michigan broadcasting service for national educational radio and regret in aid from the National Home Library Foundation. And in cooperation with management of the orchestra Committee of the symphony and the Detroit Federation of Musicians. Concerts in the series are being conducted by Sexton ending a prominent musical director and conductor of the orchestra Paul Pillar a conductor emeritus and a vulture Poole associate conductor. Today's conductor is popular and he has chosen to open the broadcast with the overture number three two NRI by Beethoven. Ricard Wagner no
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- Detroit Symphony Orchestra
- Producing Organization
- University of Michigan
- Contributing Organization
- University of Maryland (College Park, Maryland)
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- Episode Description
- This program, the first of four parts, presents part of a concert that included performances of pieces by Beethoven, Strauss, Cohn, and Brahms. The Detroit Symphony Orchestra is conducted by Paul Paray.
- Series Description
- Detroit Symphony Orchestra concert series, recorded at the Ford Auditorium on the Detroit Riverfront.
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Conductor: Paray, Paul, 1886-1979
Performing Group: Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Producing Organization: University of Michigan
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University of Maryland
Identifier: 66-42-9 (National Association of Educational Broadcasters)
Format: 1/4 inch audio tape
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- Chicago: “Detroit Symphony Orchestra; Beethoven, Strauss, Cohn, and Brahms, part 1,” 1966-11-04, University of Maryland, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (GBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC, accessed October 5, 2022, http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-500-r785p01f.
- MLA: “Detroit Symphony Orchestra; Beethoven, Strauss, Cohn, and Brahms, part 1.” 1966-11-04. University of Maryland, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (GBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Web. October 5, 2022. <http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-500-r785p01f>.
- APA: Detroit Symphony Orchestra; Beethoven, Strauss, Cohn, and Brahms, part 1. Boston, MA: University of Maryland, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (GBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Retrieved from http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-500-r785p01f