Andy Lanset appears in the following:
Thursday, February 27, 2014
Thomas Edison's 'right hand man' praises WNYC's static-free sound in this 1936 missive.
Monday, February 24, 2014
The inner workings of WQXR revealed!
Monday, February 17, 2014
"Something has happened to take the sting out of the adjective 'modern' when applied to music."
Wednesday, February 05, 2014
WNYC tried to bridge the cultural Cold War-divide by periodically airing some Radio Moscow programs.
Monday, February 03, 2014
"The commentator cannot indulge in blatant cheers as victory piles on victory, and America's casualties mount with those victories."
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."
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
In this archival interview, the famed author defends his fiction against critics who to pan his writing, comparing his detractors to “circus geeks” who “bite the heads off chickens fo...
Monday, January 20, 2014
"Today, people need sorely a music which will remind them that their tottering material world is not everything; that it is not even very important."
Monday, January 13, 2014
"His rare smile could be more contagious laughter; and his wit, while distinctly dry, was never acid."
Monday, January 06, 2014
"Most lovers of music in America have taken it for granted that no attempt will be made to ban the works of "enemy" composers during this war."
Monday, December 30, 2013
"Fortunately there is no Kultur-Kammer in America. There is no such word as ought in the vocabulary of the American listener."
Thursday, December 26, 2013
Kurt Vonnegut tells us why he abandoned the sketchy sci-fi plot lines in favor of a sharp-eyed political realism of what has come to be known as his “Watergate novel,” Jailbird.
Tuesday, December 24, 2013
At the height of World War II, WNYC invited concert pianist Irene Jacobi and her husband, composer Frederick Jacobi, to perform some of his works for the station's fourth annual American Music Festival. Read More
Monday, December 23, 2013
"The art of conducting for radio is about to enter a new phase--the development of Frequency Modulation broadcasting--which will make even greater demands on specialized skills."
Thursday, December 19, 2013
This May 1, 1978 interview was the third Vonnegut had with Walter James Miller.
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
W. O. Tewson was an editor and literary critic heard regularly on WNYC between March, 1928 and September, 1934 discussing literature and books. He wrote for
The New York Times, Hearst newspapers, and was the editor of The New York Evening Post's literary review. Read More
Monday, December 16, 2013
"I wanted to be a pianist and a surgeon, the general idea being to operate with my right hand and bring comfort and joy to the poor victim by concertizing for him with my left."
Thursday, December 12, 2013
Vonnegut talks about his strange sci-fi tale of fraternal twins who are brilliant when they can interact with each other but only “dull normal” when separated. He reveals that his por...