The WQXR Archives celebrates Month of Mozart with highlights from Lloyd Moss's WQXR show This is My Music.
The Archives Department celebrates Robert Moog's 78th birthday with this 1980s episode of WQXR's This is My Music. Host Lloyd Moss talks with the inventor and musical pioneer and plays selections from Moog's library of compositions and influences. The program includes a virtuosic performance of Wieniawski's Violin Concerto No. 2 adapted for theremin and piano.
Lloyd Moss talks to publisher of Forbes magazine Malcolm Forbes about his life and career. They talk about his brief career in politics, his role at Forbes magazine, and his favorite pastimes, ballooning and motorcycles. Forbes discusses the musical selections he chose.
WNYC archives id: 68572
Lloyd Moss talks to baseball commissioner Bowie Kuhn about his career and upcoming book. He discusses the changes he's seen in broadcasting, players' salaries, and talks about the war on drugs in baseball. He discusses the musical selections he chose.
WNYC archives id: 68563
Lloyd Moss interviews British composer Andrew Lloyd Webber about his life and his career, including the newly revamped children's play (on roller skates) Starlight Express. Mr. Lloyd Webber discusses the musical selections of his choosing.
WNYC archives id: 68558
Lloyd Moss talks to The Today's Show's Willard Scott about his career as a weatherman, radio personality, and cook book author. Mr. Scott discusses the musical selections of his choosing.
WNYC archives id: 68554
Lloyd Moss talks to actress Uta Hagen about her career in the theater and as a drama teacher. Moss mentions one of her students, Charles Nelson Reilly and she tells an anecdote about working with him. Ms. Hagen mentions some of her relatives who were musicians or otherwise involved with ...
Lloyd Moss talks to novelist Judith Rossner about her most famous work "Looking for Mr. Goodbar" and her associations with classical music. She also discusses the lack of male readers of her work as a female writer.
WNYC archives id: 68553
Lloyd Moss talks to novelist, sociologist, gadfly and philanthropist Father Andrew Greeley. They talk about his works including Confessions of a Parish Priest, the New York Times literary brunch, and his interest in sociology and philanthropy. Greeley discusses the musical selections he chose.
WNYC archives id: 68555
Lloyd Moss talks to actor George Rose about his life and career. He talks about acting on Broadway and his favorite roles. Rose talks about his record collection and discusses the musical selections he chose.
WNYC archives id: 68552
Final program in the WQXR 50th Anniversary album. Host Bob Sherman dedicates the entire series to past WQXR president, Walter Neiman.
Sherman plays a rare snippet about the "speed gadget" from Alec Templeton's April Fool's Show in the 1940s, followed by announcer Lloyd Moss telling a story ...
Lloyd Moss talks to author E.L. Doctorow about his life and career. He talks about the writing process and his works including World's Fair. Doctorow discusses the music he grew up with as well as the musical selections he chose for this program.
WNYC archives id: 68278
Lloyd Moss interviews Canadian journalist Robert MacNeil. He relates an amusing early-career anecdote about being locked out of his station while "White Christmas" was playing.
Mr. MacNeil discusses the musical selections of his choosing.
WNYC archives id: 68543
Lloyd Moss talks to news anchor and journalist Peter Jennings. He talks about the path to his career as a broadcast journalist, some of his notable assignments and the accolades he has received. Jennings discusses the musical performances he has attended as well as the musical selections he chose for ...
Lloyd Moss interviews Welsh adventure author (and former jockey) Dick Francis. Mr. Francis discusses the musical selections of his choosing.
WNYC archives id: 68312
Lloyd Moss speaks with French-born painter, filmmaker and writer, Hugues de Montalembert. They discuss the violent attack in 1978 in New York City which left de Montalembert blind, and his autobiography "Eclipse: A Nightmare". They also discuss his philosophies and travels.
WNYC archives id: 68541
The actual date of this episode is 1985-12-07. For technical reasons, it shows up incorrectly above.
Lloyd Moss interviews former First Lady Rosalynn Carter about her life and years in the White House. Ms. Carter has just published her memoir, First Lady from Plains. Ms. Carter discusses the musical selections ...
Lloyd Moss talks to Pulitzer-Prize-winning astronomer Dr. Carl Sagan and his wife, author Ann Druyan, about their ten-year collaboration and their upcoming book, Comet. They discuss the Voyager Interstellar Record Project and the collection of culture and music that was curated for it. They discuss the five musical selections which ...
Lloyd Moss interviews Bruce Crawford, who left a successful career in advertising to become the new general manager of the Metropolitan Opera. Mr. Crawford discusses the musical selections of his choosing.
WNYC archives id: 68539
Lloyd Moss interviews North Carolina-born journalist Clifton Daniel about his life (including his role as Harry Truman's son in law) and career (including a stint at WQXR) and his new memoir, Lords, Ladies, and Gentlemen, where Mr. Daniel speaks of his relationships with various presidents.
Mr. Daniel ...