Tommy Dorsey

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Tommy Dorsey and Leopold Stokowski Bring Brass and Rhythm to Young Audiences

Monday, September 10, 2012


Tommy Dorsey's 1945 teaming up with Leopold Stokowski drives the young audience into a frenzy even before the first note is played. Stokowski comes across as a bit schoolmasterish, admonishing the audience to be quiet or "the concert ends now."

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Concerto for Trombone and Orchestra

Thursday, February 15, 1945

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

Leopold Stokowski conducts the New York City Symphony Orchestra. Asks for silence during the performance. Tommy Dorsey on Trombone. World Premiere of Nathaniel Shilkret's Concerto for Trombone and Orchestra. Stokowski introduces ...