The First Piano Quartet

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.


68446. The First Piano Quartet. October 12, 1941. Blue net, KQV, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sustaining. The first selection is, "Peasant Dance" by Beethoven. The First Piano Quartet, Robert Waldrop (host), Adam Garner, Henry Holt, George Robert, Vee Padwa. 14:27. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

68388. The First Piano Quartet. October 16, 1941. Blue net, KQV, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sustaining. The first selection is, "Player" by Granados. The First Piano Quartet, Robert Waldrop (host), Henry Holt, Adam Garner, George Robert, Vee Padwa. 13:50. Audio condition: Excellent. Apparently complete.

68386. The First Piano Quartet. October 19, 1941. Blue net, KQV, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sustaining. The first selection is, "La Cumparsita." The First Piano Quartet, Robert Waldrop (host), Adam Garner, Henry Holt, George Robert, Vee Padwa. 14:26. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

68380. The First Piano Quartet. October 26, 1941. Blue net, KQV, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sustaining. The first selection is, "The Dance Of The Sugar Plum Fairy" (Tchaikovsky). The system cue has been deleted. The recording contains the start of a Tommy Dorsey Orchestra band remote from The Meadowbrook in Cedar Grove, New Jersey. The First Piano Quartet, Robert Waldrop (host), Adam Garner, Henry Holt, George Robert, Vee Padwa. 16:23. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

68630. The First Piano Quartet. November 6, 1941. Blue net, KQV, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sustaining. The first selection is an etude by Chopin. The First Piano Quartet, Robert Waldrop (host), Henry Holt, Adam Garner, George Robert, Vee Padwa. 14:46. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

68895. The First Piano Quartet. January 2, 1942. Blue net, KQV, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sustaining. The first selection is Beethoven's Contra Dances #2 and #3. The system cue has been deleted. The First Piano Quartet, Hugh James (host), Vee Padwa, Henry Holt, Adam Garner, George Robert. 14:18. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

68889. The First Piano Quartet. January 8, 1942. Blue net, KQV, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sustaining. The first selection is, "Andalucia." The program opening is slightly upcut. The recording includes the start of "The Dutch Club Album Of Memories" which follows. The First Piano Quartet, Robert Waldrop (host), Vee Padwa, Henry Holt, Adam Garner, George Roberts. 15:36. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

68890. The First Piano Quartet. January 9, 1942. Blue net, KQV, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sustaining. The first selection is, "Turkish March" by Mozart. The First Piano Quartet, Hugh James (host), Vee Padwa, Henry Holt, Adam Garner, George Roberts. 14:18. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

68891. The First Piano Quartet. January 15, 1942. Blue net, KQV, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sustaining. The program opening is very slightly upcut. The first selection is Chopin's "Harp" Etude. The program includes Bach's "Concerto For Three Pianos and Orchestra" (with the orchestra replaced by the fourth piano). An announcement is made that next week's program will mark the show's first anniversary. The system cue has been deleted. The First Piano Quartet, Robert Waldrop (host), Vee Padwa, Henry Holt, Adam Garner, George Roberts. 14:21. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

68755. The First Piano Quartet. January 16, 1942. Blue net, KQV, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sustaining. The first selection is, "The Hunting Etude" by Paganini-Liszt. The First Piano Quartet, Hugh James (announcer), Vee Padwa, Henry Holt, Adam Garner, George Robert. 13:53. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

68727. The First Piano Quartet. January 23, 1942. Blue net, KQV, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sustaining. The first selection is by Schubert. The First Piano Quartet, Gilbert Martin (host), Vee Padwa, Henry Holt, George Robert, Adam Garner. 13:23. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

68732. The First Piano Quartet. January 29, 1942. Blue net, KQV, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sustaining. The first selection is, "The Minute Waltz" (Chopin). The quartet also performs Ravel's "Bolero." The system cue has been deleted. The First Piano Quartet, Robert Waldrop (host), Vee Padwa, Henry Holt, Adam Garner, George Robert. 13:57. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

68757. The First Piano Quartet. February 6, 1942. Blue net, KQV, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sustaining. The first selection is, "Speak No More." The system cue has been deleted, the date is subject to correction. The First Piano Quartet, Robert Waldrop (host), Vee Padwa, Henry Holt, George Robert, Adam Garner. 14:21. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete as above.

68920. The First Piano Quartet. March 5, 1942. Blue net, KQV, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sustaining. The first announced selection is, "Song Without Words" by Faure. The First Piano Quartet, Robert Waldrop (host), Vee Padwa, Henry Holt, Adam Garner, George Roberts. 13:52. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

68812. The First Piano Quartet. March 12, 1942. Blue net, KQV, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sustaining. The first selection is, "The Spinning Top," by Bizet. "The Sailor's Hornpipe" from Handel's Water Music is a delight! A most enjoyable show. The program opening is upcut, the system cue has been deleted. The First Piano Quartet, William Spargrove (host), Vee Padwa, Henry Holt, Adam Garner, George Robert. 14:16. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

68686. The First Piano Quartet. May 8, 1942. Blue net, KQV, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sponsored by: Sustaining, Pall Mall (local). The first selection is, "Peasant Dance" by Beethoven. The First Piano Quartet, Gilbert Martin (host), Vee Padwa, Adam Garner, Henry Holt, George Robert. 14:14. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

76141. The First Piano Quartet. December 18, 1943. Red net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sustaining. The first selection are two dances (#1 and #11) by Beethoven. The quartet plays, "The Danse Macabre," by Saint-Saens, a selection ideal for four pianos. An announcement is made that the program will not be heard next week. The First Piano Quartet, Adam Garner, Vee Padwa, Frank Mitler, Edward Edson, The Vocalists. 29:49. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

76115. The First Piano Quartet. January 1, 1944. Red net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sustaining. The first selection is, "In The Silence Of The Night." "Dream Of Love" and "Bird Song At Eventide" are also heard. The members of the quartet are not announced (the names following are deduced). The First Piano Quartet, Adam Garner, Vee Padwa, Frank Mitler, Edward Edson, The Vocalists (a male quartet). 20:08. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

76132. The First Piano Quartet. January 8, 1944. Red net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sustaining. The first selection is, "The Pilgrim Song." Beethoven's "Moonlight Sonata" for four pianos is unique! The First Piano Quartet, Adam Garner, Vee Padwa, Frank Mitler, Edward Edson, Charles F. McCarthy (announcer), The Vocalists, George Schackley (choral director). 14:36. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

76284. The First Piano Quartet. January 15, 1944. Red net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sustaining. The first selection is "Two Contra Dances" (Beethoven). "The Vocalists" sing, "Dawn." The system cue has been deleted. The First Piano Quartet, Adam Garner, Vee Padwa, Frank Mitler, Edward Edson, The Vocalists, George Schackley (choral director), Charles F. McCarthy (announcer). 28:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

76282. The First Piano Quartet. January 22, 1944. Red net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sustaining. The first selection is, "Rose Waltz" (Beethoven). The last two minutes of the recording are only in "very good" condition. The First Piano Quartet, Adam Garner, Vee Padwa, Frank Mitler, Edward Edson, Charles F. McCarthy (announcer), The Vocalists, George Schackley (vocal director). 27:40. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

107766. The First Piano Quartet. November 4, 1944. Red net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sustaining. The second composition is the finale from, "The American String Quartet." (Dvorak). The final 14:14 only. The First Piano Quartet, Vee Padwa, Edward Edson, Frank Mitler, Adam Garner, Charles F. McCarthy (announcer). 14:14. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

107995. The First Piano Quartet. January 26, 1946. NBC net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sustaining. 4:30 P.M. Brief wow is on the transcription. The first announced title is, "Jesu, Joy Of Man's Desiring" (Bach). The First Piano Quartet, Tex Antoine (billed as "Jon Antoine"), Vee Padwa, Adam Garner, Frank Mitler, Edward Edson. 24:28. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

97738. The First Piano Quartet. February 2, 1946. NBC net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sustaining. 4:30 P.M. The first selection heard is, "The Waltz Of The Flowers" (Tchaikovsky). The conclusion of "The Classical Symphony (Prokofiev) and "Forest Murmurs" (Wagner) are also heard. The First Piano Quartet, Vee Padwa, Adam Garner, Edward Edson, Frank Mitler. 15:12. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

97554. The First Piano Quartet. February 9, 1946. NBC net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sponsored by: Sustaining, My-T-Fine Puddings (local). 4:30 P.M. The first selection is, "March Militaire" (Schubert). The First Piano Quartet, Vee Padwa, Adam Garner, Frank Mitler, Edward Edson, Tex Antoine (announcer, billed as "Jon Antoine"). 28:07. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

107829. The First Piano Quartet. February 16, 1946. NBC net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sustaining. 2:30 P.M. The first selection is, "The Butterfy Etude" (Chopin). Adjacent station interference can be heard at times. The system cue has been deleted. The First Piano Quartet, Adam Garner, Vee Padwa, Frank Mitler, Edward Edson, Tex Antoine (announcer, billed as, "Jon Antoine"). 29:12. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

107814. The First Piano Quartet. February 23, 1946. NBC net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sustaining. 4:30 P.M. The first selection is, "The March Of The Toys" (Herbert). The system cue has been deleted. The First Piano Quartet, Adam Garner, Vee Padwa, Frank Mitler, Edward Edson, Tex Antoine (billed as "Jon Antoine"). 29:14. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete as above.

106426. The First Piano Quartet. March 2, 1946. NBC net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sustaining. The first selection is the farandole from, "L'Arlesienne Suite" (Bizet). The first 15:18 only. The First Piano Quartet, Adam Garner, Vee Padwa, Edward Edson, Frank Mitler, Tex Antoine (announcer, billed as "Jon Antoine"). 15:18. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

97546. The First Piano Quartet. March 23, 1946. NBC net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sustaining. 4:30 P.M. The first selection is, "Etude in G Flat" (The "Black Key Etude") (Chopin). The First Piano Quartet, Vee Padwa, Adam Garner, Frank Mitler, Edward Edson, Tex Antoine (billed as "Jon Antoine"). 28:55. Audio condition: Excellent. Incomplete.

97821. The First Piano Quartet. September 29, 1947. NBC net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sustaining. The first selection is, "Trepok" from "The Nutcracker Suite" (Tchaikovsky). The first 15:26 of the program only. The First Piano Quartet, Jack Costello (announcer), Adam Garner, Frank Mitler, Edward Edson, Vee Padwa. 15:26. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

97336. The First Piano Quartet. February 7, 1948. NBC net, KDKA, Pittsburgh aircheck. Sustaining. The first selection heard is, "The Dance Of The Toy Pipes" (Tchaikowsky). The First Piano Quartet, Jack Costello (host), Adam Garner, Vee Padwa, Edward Edson, Frank Mitler. 15:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Excerpt.

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