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1938-39 Scrapbook (Part 3 of 3), Apr 1, 1939 - Aug 31, 1939

- Concert announcements and reviews for 1938-39 season - Radio broadcasts seek funding and commercial backing - Soloists include Serkin, Novaes, Virovai, Corigliano - Death of Clarence H. Mackay - Nadia Boulanger conducts the orchestra - Death of Henry Boewig, Henry Van Praag - Guest Conductors named for 1939-40 Season - Farewell Concert of 1938-39 season featuring pianist Rudolf Serkin playing Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 1 in C Major - Philharmonic Concerts at the 1939-40 New York World's Fair - Josef Hofmann plays Chopin E-Minor Concerto at Inaugural World's Fair Concert, which included Griffes' "Pleasure Dome of Kubla Khan" and Beethoven's 5th Symphony - History of the New York Philharmonic-Symphony by William G. King in the New York Sun on the eve of the Inaugural World's Fair Concert - Series of National Programs presented by the Philarmonic-Symphony at the World's Fair Music Hall, Carnegie Hall and the Metropolitan Opera House - Dimitri Mitropoulos conducts the Philharmonic-Symphony for the frst time at a World's Fair Concert - Walter Damrosch conducts Beethoven's 9th Symphony with the Philharmonic-Symphony at the World's Fair - World Premere of a new piece by Jaromir Weinberger to be played at the opening concert of the 1939-40 season of the Philharmonic-Symphony - Entire orchestra re-engaged for next season upon the recommendation of Conductor John Barbirolli - Soloists announced for 1939-40 season - Two performances of British music by the Phlharmonic conducted by Sir Adrian Boult at Carnegie Hall - Solomon plays the new Piano Concerto by Arthur Bliss to great acclaim - John Barbirolli marries oboist Evelyn Rothwell - Article by Wiliam G. King about Emil Greinert, Chief Librarian of the Philharmonic-Symphony
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  • Leon Levy Foundation
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1938-39 Scrapbook (Part 3 of 3), 1 Apr 1939 - 31 Aug 1939, Folder 555-031-03, Communications/Public Relations Records, New York Philharmonic Shelby White & Leon Levy Digital Archives.

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