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Complaints and Compliments: The National Anthem for War-Time Performances, Nov 25, 1940 - Dec 3, 1946

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  • Judson, Arthur
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ALS-Fiorello LaGuardia. LS-Marshall Field. Subscriber expressing annoyance with Philharmonic performance of National Anthem at beginning of concert; AFM requirement that National Anthem was played at beginning of union organization concerts to encourage patriotism; Responses of Arthur Judson to National Anthem complaints, citing "evidences of patriotism" as reason for performance; Subscriber complaint against Board that they were disinterested in subscriber opinions; Subscriber critism of "too much American music" being played at Philharmonic concerts; Letter from Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia about alleged ticket speculation incident at Carnegie Hall; Philharmonic ceases to play National Anthem at concerts after WWII is over; Complaints about excessive US Rubber Company product advertisments in Philharmonic broadcasts.
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  • Leon Levy Foundation
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Complaints and Compliments: The National Anthem for War-Time Performances, 25 Nov 1940 - 3 Dec 1946, Folder 009-11-10, Executive Records, New York Philharmonic Leon Levy Digital Archives.

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