I ought to have been more clear ... I meant to say I could not locate the date or concert in the NYPhil archives. I have a sneaking suspicion this might be the NBC SO but cannot locate a performance listing of them.
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On Apr 2, 2013, at 8:19 PM, John Haley <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> 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.
> John Haley
> 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 -
>>>> 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