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Manager's Report, Oct 1, 1941 - May 31, 1942

Personnel Manager's Reports, Centennial Season 1941-42; Weekly listing of men who missed rehearsals and/or concerts due to illness, bereavement, etc.; Lists of extra musicians; problems with behavior of individual orchestra members; letters from doctors treating ill musicians; late attendance due to train delays; tours; Bruno Walter disappointment over saubstitute trombone in Mozart "Requiem"; extra musicians for Bruckner Seventh under Walter; many ill musicians; Dimitri Mitropoulos forbids orchestra members to play concert if they missed rehearsals; Prolonged illness of oboist Engelbert Brenner, required to pay for substitute musician; disturbance during rehearsal undeer guest conductors Fritz Busch and Serge Koussevitzsky; recordings; Beethoven Festival under Arturo Toscanini
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  • Leon Levy Foundation
Preferred Citation
Manager's Report, 1 Oct 1941 - 31 May 1942, Folder 562-02-05, Orchestra Personnel Records, New York Philharmonic Shelby White & Leon Levy Digital Archives.

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