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Rodzinski Correspondence, Jan 9, 1946 - Jan 13, 1947

ID:
1078-01-08
Abstract
Chronological correspondence between Music Director Artur Rodzinski (AR) and Associate Manager Bruno Zirato (BZ) and Manager Arthur Judson (AJ) on operations, program planning, auditions, orchestra isues, soloists, fees, etc.; letter by Joseph Frankl critical of horn player Joseph Singer, who subsequently resigned; correspondence regarding Howard Taubman, New York Times music critic; proposal for a concert version of Debussy's "Pelleas et Melisande"; dismissal of horn player Marcel Lennoye; problems wth the horn section of the Philharmonic; LS-Olin Downes; LS-Janes Fassett. regarding radio broadcasts from Carnegie Hall on CBS radio; handwritten notes by AR; acoustical issues with radio broadcasts raised by AR, addressed in strongly worded contentious and defensive letter to AR from AJ; problems with proposed programs of guest conductors; list of office staff and responsibilities as of Sept 1946; negotiation of rights to perform Shostakovich Ninth Symphony; ALS-Maggie Teyte, re Debussy "Pelleas et Melisande" performances; union rules re dismissal of orchestra nenbers and role of Advisory Committee of orchestra nenbers; proposed performances of late works of Richard Strauss; ALS-Artur Rodzinski. re status of violist Joseph Vieland; Letters from Vieland's doctors; ALS-Richard Rychtarik, re production of Honegger's "Jeanne d'Arc";Text of AR radio broadcast speech; ALS-Corinne Meyer, Philharmonic Society of New Orleans, re proposed NYP concerts in New Orleans; AR angry memo re conflict betweem AR Stravinsky performances with the Philharmonic and Stravinsky week by City Symphony under Leonard Bernstein; standard clause in soloist contract that he or she is not to appear in concert in New York prior to performances with the Society or three weeks thereafter; suggestion to hire Mieczyslaw Horszowski as soloist; soloists under consideration for 1947-48 season; letters from AR to members of the Board of Directors following meeting of the Executive Committee; Complex arrangements for coming performances of Honegger "Jeanne d'Arc au Bucher"; Vladimir Horowitz proposal for following season
Project Funder
  • Leon Levy Foundation
Preferred Citation
Rodzinski Correspondence, 9 Jan 1946 - 13 Jan 1947, Folder 1078-01-08, Music Director/Conductors Records, New York Philharmonic Leon Levy Digital Archives.
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