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Volume IV: Human Rights Commission Hearings, Testimony of Rosen, Davis, Jones, Porter, Dietrich, Smyles, Dixon, and Miller., Sep 25, 1969 - Sep 25, 1969

ID:
679-01-04
Abstract
Fourth day of testimony before the Human Rights Commission Hearing in regards to complaint by Earl Madison and Arthur Davis alleging unlawful bias in hiring practices of the New York Philharmonic; Testimony of Seymour Rosen (Managing director of Pittsburgh Symphony Society) regarding Earl Madison; Testimony of Arthur Davis regarding behavior of Leonard Bernstein and difficulty with auditioning for the New York Philharmonic; Testimony of Harold M. Jones (freelance flautist and member of American Symphony) regarding failure to be called as substitute for the New York Philharmonic; Testimony of Carl H. Porter (bassoon player and freelance conductor) regarding qualifications of Arthur Davis, Harold Jones and others; Testimony of Robert L. Dietrich (white freelance flautist who played with the New York Philharmonic, Brooklyn, Buffalo and other orchestras); Testimony of Harry M. Smyles (oboist and personnel manager of Symphony of the New World) about private audition for Dimitri Mitropoulos; Audition procedures in the New World Symphony; Testimony of Lucille Dixon (freelance bass player); Comparison of abilities of bass players; Testimony of Julius A. Miller, freelance violist, regarding musical ability of Arthur Davis.
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