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Human Rights Commission 1969: Auditions and Contributions to Black Organizations, Nov 21, 1958 - Nov 19, 1969

ID:
013-01-27
Abstract
LS-Elayne Jones, LS-Joseph DeAngelis. Copy of peBlack musicians; Reports about shortage of black symphonic musicians; Symphony of New World press clippings; Funding for Symphony of New World; Copy of petition against NY Philharmonic, filed by Arthur Davis and Earl Madison; Outlined audition procedures for NY Philharmonic; Orchestra personnel lists for 1960-61 and 1964-65; Copy of article about Symphony of the New World performance at Carnegie Hall in 1965; Letters to Leonard Bernstein from Black Organizations thanking him for support; Audition inquiries; Copy of confidential memorandum regarding alleged "Lily White Policy"of Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Hearing questions for William Schuman and George Szell; Draft letter in response to allegations of discrimination in article entitled "Bias on the Culture Front" by Whitney Young of National Urban League; Information about Musical Assistance Fund; List of students of Philharmonic musicians
Project Funder
  • Leon Levy Foundation
Preferred Citation
Human Rights Commission 1969: Auditions and Contributions to Black Organizations, 21 Nov 1958 - 19 Nov 1969, Folder 013-01-27, Executive Records, New York Philharmonic Leon Levy Digital Archives.
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