The Philharmonic-Symphony Society of New York [program with John Barbirolli and Eugene List] 1943

New York: Philharmonic-Symphony Society of New York, 1943. Paperback. [8] p.; 23 cm. Stapled. Program from Feb. 28, 1943, concert at Carnegie Hall conducted by John Barbirolli and featuring Sergeant Eugene List on the piano. The program consisted of a Concerto Grosso in D major "freely transcribed by John Baribirolli from the Violin Sonatas of Arcangelo Corelli"; Rachmaninoff's Concerto for piano in C minor, no. 2, op. 18; Menotti's overture to The Old Maid and the Thief; Ravell's Ma Mère L'Oye (Mother Goose) Five Children's Pieces; and Rimsky-Korsakoff's Capriccio Espagnole, op. 34. Eugene List had enlisted in the Army after the attack at Pearl Harbor in Dec. 1941. After a brief stint as a typist, he was assigned to the Special Services. He performed in the New York area, the fees from his concerts going to the Army Emergency Relief. In 1945 he was sent to France to perform with other American artists. Contains program notes for each piece on the program. In Very Good Condition: small stain along the fore-edge margin of the first 3 pages; very small stain along fore-edge throughout; slightly creased along lower edges; otherwise clean and tight. An interesting New York Philharmonic program from the Second World War. Very Good. Item #002582

Price: $15.00

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