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Volume III: Human Rights Commission Hearings, Testimony of Madison, Hammond, King, Steinberg and Jones, Sep 24, 1969 - Sep 24, 1969

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679-01-03
Abstract
Transcript testimony of Earl Madison, John Hammond (Director of Talent Acquisition for Columbia Records and producer), Frederick King (employed by Festival Casals as percussionist and other orchestras), Benjamin Steinberg (Music Director of Symphony of New World; orchestra composed entirely of black musicians) and Elayne Jones (black timpanist with American Symphony under Leopold Stokowski and substitute timpanist with the New York Philharmonic in 1958). Testimonies focus on lack of hiring opportunities for black musicians with the New York Philharmonic and other organizations; Testimony of Earl Madison regarding auditions for the New York Philharmonic and other orchestras
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