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Manager's Report, Oct 7, 1945 - Apr 18, 1946

Personnel Manager's Reports, Season 1945-46; Weekly listing of men who missed rehearsals and/or concerts due to illness, bereavement, etc.; Lists of extra musicians; problems with behavior of individual orchestra members; letters from doctors treating ill musicians; late attendance due to train delays; tours; overtime; extra musicians and overtime rehearsals for Mahler 1st under Rodzinski; extra brass for Wagner excerpts; Rodzinski had first violinists take same chairs as last season; return of orchestra members from military service; extra musicians for Philharmonic first performances of Mahler's 9th under Bruno Walter; large number of ill musicians and lateness to reharsals throughout season into April; recordings; extra brass for Bruckner 9th under Bruno Walter; Robert Schenck threatened to resign unless he was made Assistant Personnel Manager; musicians hired for post season Pension Fund Concert under Rodzinski featuring music of George Gershwin
Project Funder
  • Leon Levy Foundation
Preferred Citation
Manager's Report, 7 Oct 1945 - 18 Apr 1946, Folder 562-02-09, Orchestra Personnel Records, New York Philharmonic Shelby White & Leon Levy Digital Archives.

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