Bob Sherman appears in the following:
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Tonight at 7 pm, Q2 Music presents a live Webcast of the Brooklyn Youth Chorus performing works by Missy Mazzoli, Bryce Dessner, Sarah Kirkland Snider and others from The Greene Space.
Sunday, August 10, 1986
Host Bob Sherman plays clips from musical comedies throughout WQXR's history. He plays a Schuyler Chapin interview with composer Richard Rodgers and a clip from a John Wilson hosted mini-series featuring an interview with singer Mary Martin.
Sherman interviews John Wilson at the end of the program.
Sunday, June 29, 1986
Host Bob Sherman brings us back to July 13, 1962, the day WQXR host Commander Edward Whitehead interviewed singer and actor Martyn Green. The two discuss Green's career interspersing excerpts of a number of Green's Gilbert & Sullivan comedic opera performances: "I've Got a Little List" from The Mikado; "Am ...
Sunday, June 01, 1986
Host Bob Sherman remembers Pru Devon. He plays two episodes from her show "Nights of Latin America". One episode is from the Fall of 1959 and the other from July 29th, 1960.
First, a recording of "Nights in Latin America" from Fall of 1959, ...
Sunday, May 25, 1986
Bob Sherman recalls interviews with Wanda Landowska, Rosa Ponselle, and Joseph Szigeti.
Circa 1956, Wanda Landowska discusses "Mozart's year" and performs some of his works. Joseph Szigeti speaks about and plays recordings of Beethoven's sonatas. The Met's Francis Robinson interviews Rosa Ponselle at her home.
Sunday, May 18, 1986
This show is dedicated to the announcers of WQXR. It includes reminiscences by announcer Bill Strauss and newsman Al Groby.
Host Bob Sherman also plays the following audio:
1. Elliot Sanger reminiscences about Rex Benware, one of the first WQXR announcers.
2. A ...
Sunday, May 11, 1986
Host Bob Sherman considers the music of Israel in this 5th episode of the WQXR 50th Anniversary Show. The show begins with an excerpt from a Temple Emmanuel Friday evening worship service, which began airing on WQXR on October 6, 1944. After an excerpt of WQXR host Paul Kwartin as ...
Sunday, May 04, 1986
Bob Sherman interviews guest Jascha Zayde, who began working at the station in 1936.
Claude Debussy - En Blanc Et Noir Scherzando (Leonid Hambro & Jascha Zayde)
Mendelssohn (Virtuoso Piano Quartet)
Chopin - Rondo in in C Minor (Jascha Zayde)
Sunday, April 27, 1986
The episode features an interview with conductor Leon Barzan, Director of the National Orchestral Association. Barzan discusses the origins and history of the Association.
Host Bob Sherman plays the only known recording of Sir Thomas Turns the Tables, a show hosted by conductor Sir Thomas Beecham. The ...