Ford Presents

Copyright 2017, J. David Goldin

These are all the examples of this program in the radioGOLDINdex database. These listings are accurate as of October 29, 2017. The programs are listed chronologically, partial dates appear first, unknown dates appear last.


75974. Ford Presents. October 25, 1959. CBS-TV net audio aircheck. "Leonard Bernstein and The New York Philharmonic In Moscow". Sponsored by: Ford. The recording begins with the national anthems of the U.S.S.R. and the United States. The first orchestral selections are a comparison of works by Copeland and Shostakovich. Joseph Welch delivers the commercial from Independence Hall, Philadelphia. Leonard Bernstein (conductor), The New York Philharmonic, Joseph Welch, Boris Pasternak. 1:12:41. Audio condition: High fidelity. Incomplete.

75747. Ford Presents. November 22, 1959. CBS-TV net, WCBS-TV, New York audio aircheck. "Leonard Bernstein and The New York Philharmonic In Venice". Sponsored by: Ford. Bernstein discusses the piano music of Mozart and plays (among other selections) two movements of his G Major Piano Concerto #17. The broadcast originates from The Theatro La Fenice, Venice, during The venice International Music Festival. Bernstein demonstrates how Mozart influenced other composers. The New York Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein (conductor, pianist), Delbert Mann (director), Robert Saudek (executive producer), David Oppenheim (associate producer), Richard Dunlap ("message" director), Joseph Welch (commercial spokesman: "Message For Americans," from The Widener Library, Harvard). 51:02. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

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