Music by, of, and for Americans.

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7th annual American Music Festival, Program 13. Broadcast from WOR studios (due to the fuel shortage arising from the tugboat strike). Listed in original catalog as 4 sides, but probably one disc or at least one side missing.


American Youth Orchestra, Dean Dixon, Conductor:
Western Rhapsody, by George Kleinsinger

Seymour Siegel's postwar address

Danse Calinda, by Ulysses Kay

A moving address by Mayor O'Dwyer

Helen Jepson, soprano, with Stevenson Barrett, piano:
"Psalm 23", by Paul Creston
"Ocean Idyll", by Brooks Smith [MISSING]

Grace Castagnietta performs [MISSING]

Lucille Manners, soprano, with Betsy Capdonne, piano:
"Tell me Oh Blue Blue Sky", by Vittorio Gianini
"Don't Care", by John Alden Carpenter
"Sea Moods", by Mildred Tyson

American Youth Orchestra, Dean Dixon, Conductor:
Warsaw Ghetto, by Sam Morgenstern (2nd performance), with Martin Wolfson, narrator.

Poor quality originals.

Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection

WNYC archives id: 73502
Municipal archives id: LT6247