Andy Lanset appears in the following:
Monday, March 31, 2014
"As head of the Juilliard School of Music I am naturally especially interested in the effect of broadcasts of serious music on students and teachers of music."
Monday, March 24, 2014
Robert Russell Bennett - "He is famous both as a composer and as an orchestrator."
Monday, March 17, 2014
"Of course some letters come from "cranks"...but most of our letters come from people who are deeply interested in radio as the newest means of mass communication."
Monday, March 10, 2014
"The station has found that "singing commercials" are too much of a transition from good music and that they are apt to create ill will among WQXR listeners."
Monday, March 03, 2014
Why we need music in wartime.
Thursday, February 27, 2014
Thomas Edison's 'right hand man' praises WNYC's static-free sound in this 1936 missive.
Monday, February 24, 2014
The inner workings of WQXR revealed!
Monday, February 17, 2014
"Something has happened to take the sting out of the adjective 'modern' when applied to music."
Wednesday, February 05, 2014
WNYC tried to bridge the cultural Cold War-divide by periodically airing some Radio Moscow programs.
Monday, February 03, 2014
"The commentator cannot indulge in blatant cheers as victory piles on victory, and America's casualties mount with those victories."
Monday, January 27, 2014
"You cowards! Go on and play the rest of the Alban Berg Quartet...We can take it, but can you dish it out? I doubt it."
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
In this archival interview, the famed author defends his fiction against critics who to pan his writing, comparing his detractors to “circus geeks” who “bite the heads off chickens fo...
Monday, January 20, 2014
"Today, people need sorely a music which will remind them that their tottering material world is not everything; that it is not even very important."
Monday, January 13, 2014
"His rare smile could be more contagious laughter; and his wit, while distinctly dry, was never acid."
Monday, January 06, 2014
"Most lovers of music in America have taken it for granted that no attempt will be made to ban the works of "enemy" composers during this war."
Monday, December 30, 2013
"Fortunately there is no Kultur-Kammer in America. There is no such word as ought in the vocabulary of the American listener."
Thursday, December 26, 2013
Kurt Vonnegut tells us why he abandoned the sketchy sci-fi plot lines in favor of a sharp-eyed political realism of what has come to be known as his “Watergate novel,” Jailbird.
Tuesday, December 24, 2013
At the height of World War II, WNYC invited concert pianist Irene Jacobi and her husband, composer Frederick Jacobi, to perform some of his works for the station's fourth annual American Music Festival. Read More