Howard Hanson

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Howard Hanson introduces music, acting as both "conductor and commentator." The music is not on this recording.

Samuel Barber, the overture "School for Scandal" performed by the Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra.

Louis Mennini, "Arioso for String Orchestra" performed by the Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra.

Howard Hanson, "Concerto for Piano and Orchestra" performed by the Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra, Rudolph Firkusny soloist, conducted by Hanson.

Howard Hanson, "Symphony No. 4" performed by the Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Hanson.

Randall Thompson, "The Testament of Freedom" based on the texts of Thomas Jefferson performed by the Eastman School Male Chorus and the Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra.


Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection


WNYC archives id: 72641
Municipal archives id: LT6774