Interview [sound recording] : conducted by Dan Rather, Jan. 4, 1977.

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Interview [sound recording] : conducted by Dan Rather, Jan. 4, 1977.

Dan Rather interviewed Stokowski in Nether Wallop and London, England for CBS-TV. Stokowski discusses conducting using his eyes; recording in the studio (with excerpts from his recording of the Sibelius Symphony no. 1); and popularizing classical music. Other people interviewed about Stokowski include Henry Pleasants and Andre Kostelanetz. The segment also includes excerpts from the film 100 men and a Girl (1937) and from Fantasia.

Tape 1 sound cassette : analog.Tape 1 sound tape reel : analog, 7 1/2 ips, 2 tracks, NAB standard ; 10 1/2 in., 1/4 in. tape.sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.Transcript 9 leaves.

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Stokowski, Leopold, 1882-1977

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Rather, Dan

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Pleasants, Henry.

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American music critic and author. From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : London, 3 March 1996, to Joan [Peyser], 1996 March 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270992647 American music critic, author, editor, and translator from German; b. 1910; d. 2000; lived in London. From the description of Henry Pleasants collection, 1930-1997. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70969184 ...

CBS Television Network

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From 1953 to 1956 CBS Television, in cooperation with the American Museum of Natural History, produced a series of television programs. Museum staff was involved with most programs. From the description of "Adventure," 1953-1956. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155485092 ...