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Music from Germany: Blacher and Killmayer, [episode no.] 2020
Additional title: #2020
Additional title: Infinito
Additional title: A sè stesso
Additional title: Alla luna
Berger, David, 1916-1997 (Host)
Leopardi, Giacomo, 1798-1837 (Lyricist)
Peters, Reinhard (Conductor)
McDaniel, Barry (Performer)
Blacher, Boris, 1903-1975 (Composer)
Killmayer, Wilhelm (Composer)
Berliner Philharmoniker. Zwölf Cellisten (Performer)
Münchner Philharmoniker (Performer)
Sender Freies Berlin (Associated name)
Bayerischer Rundfunk (Associated name)
WQXR (Radio station : New York, N.Y.) (Associated name)
Arbeitsgemeinschaft der Öffentlich-Rechtlichen Rundfunkanstalten der Bundesrepublik Deutschland (Associated name)

Music from Germany (Radio program)

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1976-01-17
Date Issued: 1975
Date Issued: 1967
Table of Contents
Blues, Espagnola and Rumba philharmonica (1972) (U. S. radio premiere; [originally recorded in 1975]) / Boris Blacher -- Tre canti di Leopardi for baritone and orchestra: L'infinito ; A sè stesso ; Alla luna (1965) (U. S. radio premiere; [originally recorded in 1967]) / Wilhelm Killmayer-texts by Giacomo Leopardi.
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LT-7 2330
Songs (Medium voice) with orchestra
Cello ensembles
Radio programs, Musical
Blacher, Boris, 1903-1975. Blues, Espagnola und Rumba philharmonica
Killmayer, Wilhelm. Canti di Leopardi
Radio programs
Content: Title from original audiotape reel container.
Content: "Music from Germany 1-1[7-76]"--From original audiotape reel container spine.
Content: "Return this tape to Gerry G. Dreisbach ... This tape is the property of the Association of German Broadcasters. Reproduction or commercial use not permitted. Return; Music from Germany #2020; Blacher; Killmayer; stereo; 28:18"--From original audiotape reel container.
Performers: 1st work: The 12 cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic. 2nd-4th works: Barry McDaniel, baritone ; Munich Philharmonic ; Reinhard Peters, conductor. David Berger, host.
Venue: Broadcast [WQXR studios, New York, New York] [1976 January 17] (original broadcast); Original broadcast recorded by [Sender Freies Berlin = Radio Free Berlin (SFB: West Berlin, Germany)] [1975] (1st work); Original broadcast recorded by [Bavarian Radio (BR: Munich, Germany)] [1967] (2nd-4th works)
Language: Sung in Italian (2nd-4th works); with commentary spoken in English.
Physical Description
Audiotape reel
Extent: 1 audiotape reel (28 min., 33 sec.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, half-track, stereo, NAB ; 7 in.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
RLIN/OCLC: 936579107
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20886673
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1d42f5e0-c358-0133-74a9-60f81dd2b63c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1916: Creator Born
  • 1976: Issued
  • 1997: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Music from Germany" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1976-01-17 - 1975.

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Music from Germany" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 13, 2024.

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1976-01-17 - 1975). Music from Germany Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Music from Germany