Bob Sherman

Bob Sherman appears in the following:

Watch: Brooklyn Youth Chorus Performs Mazzoli and Dessner

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.

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WQXR 50th Anniversary Show [Album # 18]

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. ...

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WQXR 50th Anniversary Show [Album # 12]

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 ...

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WQXR 50th Anniversary Show [Album # 08]

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.


Saludos, Amigos!

First, a recording of "Nights in Latin America" from Fall of 1959, ...

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WQXR 50th Anniversary Show [Album # 07]

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.
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WQXR 50th Anniversary Show [Album # 06]

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 ...

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WQXR 50th Anniversary Show [Album # 05]

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 ...

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WQXR 50th Anniversary Show [Album # 04]

Sunday, May 04, 1986

Bob Sherman interviews guest Jascha Zayde, who began working at the station in 1936.

Performances include:
Claude Debussy - En Blanc Et Noir Scherzando (Leonid Hambro & Jascha Zayde)
Mendelssohn (Virtuoso Piano Quartet)
Chopin - Rondo in in C Minor (Jascha Zayde)
Schubert ...

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WQXR 50th Anniversary Show [Album # 03]

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 ...

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