Lukas Foss

Lukas Foss appears in the following:

A Chorus of Conversation: What Is American Music?

Monday, February 11, 2013

Behind the banter in this 1950 roundtable, one detects a rich mix of fellowship and rivalry.
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The Jumping Frog of Calaveras County

Wednesday, March 29, 1950

Recorded for the WNYC American Music Festival, this performance of the opera "The Jumping Frog of Calaveras County," with music by Lukas Foss and libretto by Jean Karsavina, was adapted from a short story by Samuel Langhorne Clemens (Mark Twain).

Narrator: Max Levitt

Cast: ...


What Is American Music?

Wednesday, January 18, 1950

This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.

Tanglewood rountable discussion with examples played on piano. Leonard Bernstein, Aaron Copland, Irving Fine and Lukas Foss begin with a discussion of jazz and its assimilation. There is a lot of ...