The CBS Symphony Orchestra

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.


51030. The CBS Symphony Orchestra. August 4, 1946. Program #7. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The orchestra performs Kabalevsky's Concerto #1, and the Symphony #95 (Haydn). AFRS program name: "Symphonies Of The World." The CBS Symphony Orchestra, Bernard Herrmann (conductor), Vera Brodsky (piano). 59:53. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

51032. The CBS Symphony Orchestra. August 18, 1946. Program #9. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. The orchestra plays Mozart's Symphony #27, the first American performance of the "Peacock Variations" by Kodaly, and three dances from "The Three Corned Hat" by de Falla. AFRS program name: "Symphonies Of The World." The CBS Symphony Orchestra, Antal Dorati (conductor), Jack Little (AFRS announcer). 59:45. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

51033. The CBS Symphony Orchestra. August 25, 1946. Program #10. CBS net origination, AFRS rebroadcast. A program of music with Shakespearean themes. The orchestra plays the "Overture To Twelfth Night" by De Felipe, and excerpts from the incidental music to "A Midsummer's Night's Dream" by Mendelssohn. Maria Karenko sings two songs by Berlioz based on the death of Ophelia from "Hamlet," "The Death Of Ophelia" and "The Funeral March." Felix Knight and Maria Karenko sing the duet from "Romeo and Juliet," Tchaikovsky's unfinished opera. AFRS program name: "Symphonies Of The World." The CBS Symphony Orchestra, Jack Little (AFRS announcer), Felix Knight, Maria Karenko, Bernard Herrmann (conductor). 59:48. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

107724. The CBS Symphony Orchestra. August 10, 1947. CBS net. Sustaining. The first radio performance of, "The Medium." The opera is complete, the program is not. The CBS Symphony Orchestra, Gian Carlo Menotti (composer), Alfredo Antonini (conductor), Maria Powers, Evelyn Keller, Beverly Dame, Catharine Mastice, Frank Rogier, Berry Kroeger (narrator), Jim Fassett (producer), Leo Kellman. 1:00:02. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

67354. The CBS Symphony Orchestra. June 20, 1948. CBS net, WCBS, New York aircheck. The world premier of "The Creation," by Lehman Engel is heard, with the composer conducting. The composition is heard in its entirety. The CBS Symphony Orchestra, Lehman Engel (composer, conductor), Michael Redgrave (narrator). 27:35. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

Report contains 5 programs.