This is an easy one. Just go to:
and search for dates, whatever. The New York Philharmonic has done a great
job of posting their historical data. In many cases you can pull up the
actual paper programs for their concerts. It's a wealth of info for free,
and more accurate than the several books that contain similar info.
On Tue, Apr 2, 2013 at 9:36 PM, Randy A. Riddle <[log in to unmask]>wrote:
> I checked two sites.
> JJ's Radio logs has original radio schedules from different newspapers
> of the period. On those two dates, I didn't see these pieces or the
> NY Phil mentioned specifically, but you might double-check all the
> papers there for the dates since I might have missed something.
> Goldin's site - http://www.radiogoldindex.com/ - is a listing of radio
> programs in circulation among collectors and some not in circulation.
> Neither date there turned up an existing broadcast by Toscanini, but
> that doesn't mean there wasn't one on either of those dates.
> On Tue, Apr 2, 2013 at 9:21 PM, Historische Aufnahmen
> <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> >> I am a long-time lurker on this site, learning much from all of your
> >> posts. I have a bit of a mystery I think/hope you all may be able to
> >> I purchased an acetate at a used record shop. The label says it is an
> >> "audiodisc recording blank, recorded at 78 rpm - 33 rpm outside in -
> >> out"
> >> Handwritten on the first side " (A portion of) Beethoven Seventh
> >> in A Mjor, NY PHilharmonic, Toscanini. 9/26/47" and on the second side,
> >> "Gayne Suite for Ballet , Katchaturian Saber Dance 10/2/47"
> >> The Toscanini-attributed side is a large portion of the 2nd movement adn
> >> it does indeed play inside out at 78 rpm. Someone speaks before the
> >> of the Kachaturian but beats me what they say.
> >> Now I have not been able to locate the NY Philharmonic performance
> >> so I don't know if this is a broadcast or re-recording of a commercial
> >> Any ideas where I might find more info?
> > Many Thanks for all of your many many post which have taught much about
> > records, recordings, and music.
> > All best,
> > Alan Carrier
> > Seattle