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Rex Wilder Chorus and the Chamber Orchestra under the direction of Daniel Saidenberg perform works by Ned Rorem, Ethel Glenn Hier, Burrill Phillips, John Duke, Cecil Dargetty, and Samuel Barber.
After the first performance, host gives short bios of the soloists and composers.
Carl Stern, cellist
Winifred Cecil, soprano
Mitchell Miller, oboist
Alba Serco, pianist
Rundown: "Madrigals" by Ned Rorem
"In the Time of the Plague"
1st and 3rd movements of "Mountain Preacher" by Ethel Glenn Hier
"Sonata for Cello and Piano" by Burrill Phillips
"Madonna of the Evening Flowers," "The Cherry Tree," "Capri," and "Time Was When I in Anguish Lay" sung by Winifred Cecil
Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection
WNYC archives id: 72589
Municipal archives id: LT5362