Andy Lanset

Director of Archives, New York Public Radio

Andy Lanset appears in the following:

Boys in the Bach Room

Monday, May 05, 2014

"One evening I got back from the mess hall before the others and bravely snapped on WQXR."
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Remembrance of Themes Past

Monday, April 28, 2014

"Music has, for all of us, its special "little phrases." Listening becomes for us, especially the listening to quite familiar music, remembrance of themes past."
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Nicholas Pileggi, The Mafia in New York City

Thursday, April 24, 2014

In a one-hour talk that has the easy-going feel of a conversation in a diner, Nicholas Pileggi provides an account of how the Mafia came to power in New York City.
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We Know What You Like

Monday, April 21, 2014

"WQXR's listeners who make themselves articulate to us have more influence in shaping our programs than many non-writing fans realize."
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An Opera Impresario Looks at Radio

Monday, April 14, 2014

"I find that many members of the Metropolitan public look to the special facilities of WQXR, which combine the advantages of both radio and recordings for the opera-loving public."
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Music For American Youth

Monday, April 07, 2014

"There seems to be in some uninformed circles, the general impression that the musical education of American youth is being neglected."
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What a New Cold War Could Sound Like

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

One thing about the Cold War: It made for some great radio. 
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The Place of Radio in Musical Education

Monday, March 31, 2014

"As head of the Juilliard School of Music I am naturally especially interested in the effect of broadcasts of serious music on students and teachers of music."
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The Classics on Broadway

Monday, March 24, 2014

Robert Russell Bennett - "He is famous both as a composer and as an orchestrator."
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Who Likes Good Music?*

Monday, March 17, 2014

"Of course some letters come from "cranks"...but most of our letters come from people who are deeply interested in radio as the newest means of mass communication."
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A Statement Regarding "Singing Commercials" *

Monday, March 10, 2014

"The station has found that "singing commercials" are too much of a transition from good music and that they are apt to create ill will among WQXR listeners."
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Music - A War Essential

Monday, March 03, 2014

Why we need music in wartime.
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Enjoy WNYC's Tube Noise-Free Sound? You're Not Alone

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Thomas Edison's 'right hand man' praises WNYC's static-free sound in this 1936 missive.

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It's All in the Day's Work

Monday, February 24, 2014

The inner workings of WQXR revealed!
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Modern Music and the Rush to the Exits

Monday, February 17, 2014

"Something has happened to take the sting out of the adjective 'modern' when applied to music."
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Lenin's Favorite Songs

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

A Soviet hit parade.
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Happy Cosmonautics Day, and Other Fascinating Moments From Radio Moscow

Wednesday, February 05, 2014

WNYC tried to bridge the cultural Cold War-divide by periodically airing some Radio Moscow programs.
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The Commentator's Responsibility to the Listener

Monday, February 03, 2014

"The commentator cannot indulge in blatant cheers as victory piles on victory, and America's casualties mount with those victories." --Estelle M. Sternberger.
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It's A Matter Of Opinion

Monday, January 27, 2014

"You cowards! Go on and play the rest of the Alban Berg Quartet...We can take it, but can you dish it out? I doubt it."
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