Carnegie Hall [program for the Philharmonic-Symphony Society of New York with John Barbirolli and Eugene List] 1943

New York: Alfred Scott, 1943. Paperback. 13, [3] p.: illustrations; 26 cm. Stapled; wrappers included in pagination. Front wrapper portrait of John Barbirolli. Program from Feb. 28, 1943, concert at Carnegie Hall conducted by John Barbirolli and featuring Eugene List on the piano. Eugene List had enlisted in the Army after the attack at Pearl Harbor and was assigned to the Special Services. He performed in the New York area, the fees from his concerts going to the Army Emergency Relief. 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. Includes the Carnegie Hall schedule for March 1943 and a portrait of pianist Sidney Foster. The many advertisements include various war-related relief organizations; a notice by Mayor La Guardia about what to do in the event of an alert; upcoming concerts by various musicians including Nelson Eddy, Dorothy Maynor, and Lotte Lehmann with Bruno Walter; and a Chesterfield ad featuringing a woman factory worker. In Good Condition: wrapper is soiled; front wrapper is scraped; back wrapper is stained along upper edge; lower corners lightly creased; otherwise clean and tight. Good. Item #002583

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