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You're listening to music to change. It was back when she comes out smelling like that. And of course everybody knows that you couldn't get anywhere in the composition trade with a name like silly perhaps big would get by or maybe even Peter Eliot's I guess I'm stuck with just
plain done it was and so are you for right now for it is music by don't give us that you have tuned into and it is being brought to you transistor eyes with no moving parts for the national educational radio network whose facilities are absolutely everywhere. For instance you folks in Bangor Maine did you know that they broadcast the same program in Alaska and Alabama and also Hawaii and Kentucky. I'll tell you they're pretty far flung outfit this national educational radio network. This show for instance comes from Dallas Texas and directly from the office of the chairman of the division of music in the School of the arts of Southern Methodist University. And then it goes to urban at Illinois to the Home Office of the national educational radio network. And from their travels to Anchorage Alaska to Bangor Maine with stopovers in EVERY STATE OF THE UNION. And so no wonder this program is tired right. Anyway since I had an extra minute or so I thought I had explained all of that in as clear and penetrating a manner as you'll probably ever
hear especially on that subject and from stuff about Radio Networks Let's talk about the music on this week's show. We're going to hear the completion of my fifth symphony and then Barry sends it from Portrait of a frontier town. I wrote my fifth symphony in 1945 as and in memoriam. Dedicated to some young musicians I had had in my band at Texas Christian University. It had its world premiere by Dr. Frank Black and the NBC symphony orchestra in 1045 in studio age and the performance we're about to hear now is played by the National High School orchestra at Interlochen. We'll hear Dr. Owen Dally conduct the second movement marked in memoriam and then the finale from the Symphony Number five by Diane Gillis. An.
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You uncle or nigger nigger. Nigger nigger. Thanks. Dr Orian Tao has just conducted the National High School orchestra of Interlochen and the slogan in Finale from the symphony number by Don Gallo's whose voice you are hearing at this moment. Our program continues now with a most beautiful reading of prairie sense from my portrait of a frontier town. This tape you're about to hear was made during an NBC symphony broadcast under the baton of and is heard here by permission of NBC and the American Federation of Musicians and Perry stands for my portrait of a frontier town.
We took him to where he has just conducted the NBC symphony orchestra and prairie sunset from
my porch at the front your town is the final number on this week's presentation of music by Don Gill was. Earlier we heard Dr. Henri indomie conduct the National High School orchestra in a lock and into movements from my symphony number five. Next week we'll be back to bring in Thomas Wolfe American along with Rush Creek and two weeks from now we'll hear him song for Sunday three sketches for strings and the man who invented music. As usual you're issued a gold plated invitation to join us around these tightly clustered minutes as we continue to bring you my music an a sort of a chatterbox commentary about it all. Naturally it all comes to you from the campus of Southern Methodist University and the school of the arts the division of music of which I am chairman. And just as naturally music by Don goes is brought to you each week by what we refer to each week at this time as the national educational radio network which takes pleasure in bringing you music by silly silly.
And so on. The next week.
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The music of Don Gillis III
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Producing Organization
Southern Methodist University
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University of Maryland (College Park, Maryland)
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Episode Description
This program features "Portrait of a Frontier Town."
Series Description
This series spotlights the works of American composer Don Gillis and is hosted by the man himself.
Media type
Composer: Gillis, Don, 1912-1978
Host: Gillis, Don, 1912-1978
Performing Group: NBC Symphony Orchestra
Performing Group: National Music Camp. National High School Symphony Orchestra
Producer: Gillis, Don, 1912-1978
Producing Organization: Southern Methodist University
AAPB Contributor Holdings
University of Maryland
Identifier: 67-39-20 (National Association of Educational Broadcasters)
Format: 1/4 inch audio tape
Duration: 00:29:36
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