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1941-42 Scrapbook (Part 1 of 3), Aug 24, 1941 - Nov 3, 1941

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  • 1941-42 Scrapbook (Part 1 of 3)
  • Aug 24, 1941 - Nov 3, 1941
- Concert reviews and announcements for fall of centennial season 1941-42 - Postmaster Albert Goldman recommends to Postmaster-General Frank C. Walker that a Special Post Office stamp be issued to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the New York Philharmonic - Scores are accepted for the Young Composers' Contest - Leopold Stokowski selects Beethoven's Fifth Symphony, which was played at the Philharmonic's first ever concert, for the opening program of the centennial season - WABC officially announces that they will broadcast the twenty-eight Sunday afternoon concerts from Carnegie Hall; Deems Taylor will return as intermission commentator - Stokowski signs contract to conduct the NBC Symphony Orchestra in eight Tuesday night concerts, broadcast over the radio - Joseph J. Kovarik on his time spent with Antonin Dvorak in America - Louis Biancolli and Robert Bagar are named program annotators - Maud and Beatrice Reiff and Robert Ogden Doremus share stories about theearly days of the Philharmonic, told to them by their respective parents, Anthony Reiff Jr. and Robert Doremus Sr. - Elizabeth Mitchell promotes her new book, calls symphony audiences arrogant and snobbish - Death of Bettie F. Holmes - New York Times Magazine article by Howard Taubman on the Philharmonic's first ever concert, including an image of the program - Premieres of Chavez Piano Concerto; Copland "Statements"; Diamond First Symphony; David Stanley Smith "Credo"; William Grant Still "Plain Chant for America" - New York premiere of Henry Cowell's "Tales of Our Countryside," with the composer as soloist - Commemorative medals given to Maud Reiff and Arthur L. Doremus - Erno Valasek is the winner of the second annual Leventritt Award - Fritz Kreisler makes his first public appearance since his accident - Lily Pons donates her lifetime collection of fanmail to the nationwide waste paper savings drive - Profile piece on Henry Cowell - President Roosevelt sends a letter to Marshall Field, congratulating the Philharmonic on their centennial - The Philharmonic perform Morton Gould's "Guaracha" for the first time - San Francisco Symphony celebrates its thirtieth season - Toscanini signs a contract to conduct a two-week post-season festival - Philharmonic-Symphony League hosts a luncheon to open its fourth season - Barbirolli returns to conduct the world premiere of "Plain-Chant for America," by William Grant Still, poem by Katherine Garrison Chapin - Performance of Chopin's Funeral March dedicated to Bettie F. Holmes - Castle Garden, now known as the New York Aquarium, is set to be demolished - The Philharmonic open the Princeton University music season with Barbirolli conducting - Photographs on p. 60-61of Maud Reiff; A.L. Doremus; Mrs. Lytle Hull; Mr.and Mrs. Kreisler; and Marshall Field - Rudolph Ganz opens the new season of Young People's Concerts - Letter from Arthur Judson to Miles Kastendieck congratulating the Brooklyn Eagle on their centennial - Celebration of Dvorak's centenary - Sandra Bianca, 10, plays with the Philharmonic at the children's concert in Carnegie Hall - Announcement of the formation of the Brooklyn Symphony - Flyer for "Paintings of the N.Y. Philharmonic Symphony" at the Schneider-Gabriel Galleries
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  • Leon Levy Foundation
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1941-42 Scrapbook (Part 1 of 3), 24 Aug 1941 - 3 Nov 1941, Folder 555-039-01, Communications/Public Relations Records, New York Philharmonic Shelby White & Leon Levy Digital Archives.