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Rediscovering Toscanini: The Man Behind the Legend
ARSC Journal
  • Mark McKnight, University of North Texas
  • Susannah Cleveland, Bowling Green State University - Main Campus
Document Type
Focuses on the Don Gillis Collection, which the University of North Texas Music Library acquired after Gillis's death in 1978. Gillis, a longtime associate of Arturo Toscanini, served as the conductor's assistant and the producer for the NBC Symphony broadcast concerts from 1944 until they ended ten years later. The collection includes hundreds of tape recordings, among them complete tapes of the NBC Radio programsToscanini: The Man Behind the Legend and Toscanini: The Centennial Series, and the interviews conducted for these two programs.
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Association for Recorded Sound Collections
Citation Information
Mark McKnight and Susannah Cleveland. "Rediscovering Toscanini: The Man Behind the Legend" ARSC Journal Vol. 37 Iss. 2 (2006) p. 175 - 180
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