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1936-37 Scrapbook (Part 3 of 4), Jan 23, 1937 - Mar 31, 1937

- Igor Stravinsky, Guest Conductor - Georges Enesco, Guest Conductor - Paul Hindemith Philharmonic debut in dual role of composer and violist - Balbina Brainina makes debut at Young People's Concert - Spanish violinist, Manuel Quiroga makes debut - Toscanini signs contract with NBC to return to New York to lead a new symphony orchestra in a series of radio concerts - Carlos Chavez premieres own work - Artur Rodzinski receives the Polish Cross for Merit in Music (the Polonia Restituta) - All-American program at Young People's Concerts - Artur Rodzinski begins 8-week tenure as guest conductor - Gabrilowitsch Memorial Concert - Philharmonic debut of Dohnanyi Variations on a Nursery Tune - Philharmonic debut of Kodaly's "Dances from Galanta" - Rodzinski presents concert version of Strauss' Elektra - Gardner Read wins Philharmonic's competition for major orchestral work by an American composer; Quincy Porter takes second place - Premiere of Samuel Barber's Symphony in One Movement - New York premiere of Ernest Bloch's Voice in the Wilderness
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  • Leon Levy Foundation
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1936-37 Scrapbook (Part 3 of 4), 23 Jan 1937 - 31 Mar 1937, Folder 555-026-03, Communications/Public Relations Records, New York Philharmonic Shelby White & Leon Levy Digital Archives.

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