Concerto for Trombone and Orchestra
Thursday, February 15, 1945
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Leopold Stokowski conducts the New York City Symphony Orchestra. Asks for silence during the performance. Tommy Dorsey on Trombone. World Premiere of Nathaniel Shilkret's Concerto for Trombone and Orchestra. Stokowski introduces Tommy Dorsey and the crowd goes wild. Announcer describes the scene after the performance and "the youngsters are still very noisy" having been "stirred up by that bit of rhythm."
Rundown: Concerto for Trombone and Orchestra by Nathaniel Shilkret.
Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection
WNYC archives id: 24689
Municipal archives id: LT5377