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1952-53 Scrapbook (Part 1 of 2), Jul 1, 1952 - Jan 3, 1953

Parts 1 of this scrapbook include: - Carnegie Hall Tenants - Preview of 1952-53 season of The New York Phiharmonic - Dimitri Mitropoulos conducts Berg's Wozzeck at La Scala in Milan - New Members of the Phlharmonic - Profiles of Dimitri Mitropoulos - Radio broaasts of the Philharmonic to be sponsored by Willys-Overland - Death of Wiliam Gray, Philharmonic violinist - New York Philharmonic celebrates it's 111th Season - New York Philharmnic 111th season opens with excerpts from Moussorgky's Boris Godunoff, in the Rimsky-Korakov version, sung in English, starring bass baritone George London, in his own English translation - Praise for George London as Bors Godunoff with the Philharmonic - Criticism of MItrooulos' performance of Strauss' Also Sprach Zarathustra - Campaign to raise \$150,000 - Death of Harry H. Flagler, former president of the Philharmonic-Symphony Society - Meetings of various New York Phiharmonic Committees - High praise for Mitropoulos' performance of five excerpts from Berlioz' Romeo and Juliet - Virgil Thomson article Opera in the Concert Hall - Pierre Fournier plays the New York Premiere of Bohuslav Martinu' s Cello Concerto - Analysis of Darius Milhaud's Christophe Colomb, written in 1928 to a text by Paul Claudee and given its American Premiere by Dimitri Mitropoulos and the New York Philharmonic - Critical praise for Milhaud's Christophe Colomb with some dissenting opinion - Thw Barrymores of the Baton by Sigmund Spaeth - Six Great Ladies of Music honoed at Philharmonic-Symphony Society Luncheon - Josef Szigeti plays the American Premiere of Frank Martin's Violin Concerto -Philedelpha Orchestra celebrates anniversary at Carnegie Hall. -Andre Kostelanetz signed as Guest Conductor -Vladimir Horowitz celebrates his 25th Anniversary since his American debut with the Philharmonic. -Stravinsky leads Philharmonic as Guest Conductor - Death of Sergei Prokofiev -Lost Symphony by Mozarat has its American premiere by New York Philharmonic -Dr. T. Tertius Noble, Obituary -Simeon Billison, Obituary -Albert Spalding, Obituary -Jewish Federation Celebrates 35th Year at Festival of Music
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