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1955-56 Scrapbook (Part 1 of 2), May 1, 1955 - Apr 30, 1956

Parts 1-3 of this scrapbook include: - Kostelanetz incorporates Japanese works in program: Tone Poem "Sea of Spring" and "Coming from Heaven". - Campaign to keep Carnegie Hall from closing begins - Construction for Lincoln Square begins - David M. Keiser elected Philharmonic President - Richard Rodgers makes New York Philharmonic conducting debut - Philharmonic returns for 26th Radio Year - Mitropoulos named Music Director for 1956-1957 - Tong Il Han makes debut at 14. - Philharmonic celebrates Jean Sibelius's 90th birthday with "Sibelius Week" - Death of Concert Pianist, Carl Friedberg - Death of NY Times Music Critic, Olin Downes - Death of Conductor Erich Kleiber - Carlos Chavez returns to conduct Philharmonic - Arthur Judson resigns as Philharmonic Manager, Bruno Zirato named Philharmonic Manager
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