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Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, Oct. 28, 1976 [sound recording].

Author/Creator:
Lieberson, Goddard, 1911-1977 interviewee.
Publication:
Oct. 28, 1976
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.
13 leaves.
Contained In:
Oliver Daniel Research Collection on Leopold Stokowski. Folder 695; Box 52, CD 041.
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Subjects:
Schoenberg, Arnold, 1874-1951. Concertos -- violin, orchestra -- op. 36.
Stravinsky, Igor, 1882-1971.
Form/Genre:
Interviews.
Oral histories.
Sound recordings.
Transcripts.
Biography/History:
CBS recording executive, composer.
Summary:
Lieberson discusses his composition for Stokowski's 90th birthday; Stravinsky's opinion of Stokowski; Stokowski's premiers of Stravinsky's works; the reaction to the first performance of Schoenberg's violin concerto in Philadelphia, and other premiers. They discuss Stokowski's correspondence with Lieberson, quoting from Stokowski's letters; and discuss recordings of Bloch, Messiaen, Khatchaturian, Griffes, Sibelius and others. They also discuss their acquaintance with Gloria Vanderbilt, and mention Michael Myerberg and the All-American Youth Orchestra, as well as the New York Philharmonic.
Notes:
Recorded on Oct. 28, 1976 in New York, N.Y.
Original copy: cassette tape 34; preservation copy: one 10 1/2 in. reel to reel tape 41; service copy: one compact disk CD 041. Preservation and service copies recorded October and November 2000.
Contributor:
Daniel, Oliver, interviewer.