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Interview conducted by Robert Sherman, Apr. 7, 1972.

Author/Creator:
Stokowski, Leopold, 1882-1977 interviewee.
Publication:
Apr. 7, 1972.
Format/Description:
Manuscript
1 sound cassette : analog.
1 sound tape reel : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 2 tracks, NAB standard ; 10 1/2 in., 1/4 in. tape
digital : 4 3/4 in.
21 leaves.
Contained In:
Oliver Daniel Research Collection on Leopold Stokowski. Folder 862; Box 51, CD 005, CD 007.
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Form/Genre:
Interviews.
Oral histories.
Sound recordings.
Transcripts.
Summary:
Interview conducted at New York University with questions from the audience. Topics include Stokowski's auditioning of young performers, in particular for the American Symphony Orchestra; equality between men and women as performers and conductors; learning new scores; rehearsals; finances and the future of symphony orchestras in the United States; acoustics and recording engineering; conducting in St. Patrick's Cathedral; government support for music.
Notes:
Recorded at New York University, date marked on cassette is April 7, 1972, this follows an interview recorded March 5, 1976.
Original copy: Cassette tape 3 [and 6?]; preservation copy: two 10 1/2 in. reel to reel tape 5 and 7; service copy: 2 compact disks CD 005 and CD 007. Preservation and service copies recorded October and November 2000.
Cassette tape 6 is marked "Stoki interviewed by Bob Sherman at NYU (Parts)"; final 6 minutes of the interview are on CD 007.
Contributor:
Sherman, Robert, 1931- interviewer.