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°F Slightly cooler today with showers possible this afternoon. Hear what this means for four very different New Yorkers.

Abram Chasins

Abram Chasins appears in the following:

WQXR 50th Anniversary Show [Album # 19]

Sunday, August 17, 1986

Abram Chasins' 83rd birthday tribute. Host Bob Sherman intersperses an interview with Chasins with one of his compositions, Three Chinese Pieces (1926).

At the end of the interview, Chasins talks about his book, The Van Cliburn Legend (1959). Sherman plays an excerpt from an interview with Cliburn ...

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WQXR 50th Anniversary Show [Album # 01]

Sunday, April 13, 1986

For this first episode of WQXR at 50, host Bob Sherman creates an audio montage of music and reminiscences from some of the station's founders. The program Includes interviews with Elliot and Eleanor Sanger as well as former Music Director Abram Chasins.

The show starts with a ...

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Van Cliburn Day Ceremonies

Tuesday, May 20, 1958

This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.

Juilliard President William Schuman jokingly changes the pronunciation of Mayor Wagner's echo the German pronunciation. He speaks of the triumph in Moscow and what it means for American music's reputation around ...

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