Fishko Files : July 2012

World's Fair 1939

Thursday, July 26, 2012

In difficult economic times in the late 1930s, spirits were lifted by a World’s Fair. WNYC’s Sara Fishko takes us back to 1939 in this edition of Fishko Files (produced in 2009). 



Thursday, July 19, 2012

A new set of recordings, just out, celebrates the work of the great conductor Arturo Toscanini--with 84 CDs!  And as WNYC’s Sara Fishko tells us, even that may not be enough to understand Toscanini’s impact. Here is the next Fishko Files…

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Guthrie Archive

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Happy 100th Birthday to Woodrow Wilson “Woody” Guthrie. His centenary is Saturday—and he’s the subject of this edition of Fishko Files…

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Pianists of the 20th Cenutry

Thursday, July 05, 2012

In this archival edition, WNYC’s Sara Fishko looked back at recordings of pianists of the 20th century, just as the year 2000 approached. (Produced in 1999)