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1940-41 Scrapbook (Part 3 of 3), Apr 10, 1941 - Aug 31, 1941

- Nathan Milstein plays Dvorak concerto with the Philharmonic - Story in the Herald Tribune about press reviews and music critics in the early days of the Philharmonic - Toscanini with the NBC Symphony, and Bruno Walter with the Philharmonic-Symphony, both release recordings of Beethoven's Eroica Symphony - Awards for Best Notebooks are given to children at the Young People's Concerts - New York premiere of Arthur Benjamin's Overture to An Italian Comedy - Morton Gould gives an improptu talk at the Philharmonic-Symphony League luncheon - Plans for the centennial in the coming season - The second annual competition for young musicians, arranged by the Leventritt Foundation, is announced - The Philharmonic Society performs Horace Johnson's "Streets of Florence" and Zoltan Kurthy's "Overture" for the first time - Vladimir Horowitz is forced to cancel two appearances with the Philharmonic after he is struck down by tonsilitis, but recovers in time to feature at the final concert of the season - Mishel Piastro and John Corigliano Sr. both substitute for Horowitz - Proposal of an idea to feature an American work on every program during the centennial season - Deems Taylor, in his final intermission commentary of the season, encourages American orchestras to continue to play German music and Wagner specifically - Marshall Field releases annual attendance report - Leopold Stokowski is announced as the conductor of the opening concert of the 1941-42 season - The Young People's Concerts Committee opens a contest for young composers between the afes of ten and eighteen - Discussion with Bruno Jaenicke about the french horn - Army contacts the Philharmonic-Society committee on musical training and scholarships to ask about trumpeters - Report on the state of the Records Trade industry
Project Funder
  • Leon Levy Foundation
Preferred Citation
1940-41 Scrapbook (Part 3 of 3), 10 Apr 1941 - 31 Aug 1941, Folder 555-037-02, Communications/Public Relations Records, New York Philharmonic Shelby White & Leon Levy Digital Archives.