Robert Sherman appears in the following:
Sunday, December 09, 1979
Bob Sherman talks to Ray Bolger, who is best known at the Scarecrow in the Wizard of Oz. He has also served as a conductor and worked with Balanchine among other musical pursuits.
WNYC archives id: 70014
Sunday, August 26, 1979
Bob Sherman introduces this rebroadcast of his interview with Benny Goodman with a personal story about the artist.
WNYC archives id: 70005
Sunday, July 08, 1979
Bob Sherman opens this episode with a recording of the introduction to Adolphe Adam's Giselle, one of Alonso's great roles. He talks with Alicia Alonso, the director of the Ballet Nacional de Cuba, which is on tour and currently in New York for three weeks at the Metropolitan Opera.
Sunday, May 20, 1979
In this episode, Bob Sherman's guests are conductor, Neville Marriner, and cellist, Nathaniel Rosen together. They discuss their collaborations and their individual work. After playing a piece by William Boyce conducted by Marriner, Sherman begins the conversation by asking Rosen to give an evaluation of Marriner as a conductor.
Sunday, May 13, 1979
Bob Sherman begins this episode with a recording of Daniel Barenboim performing Valses Nobles by Schubert. Barenboim, who is in New York with Orchestre de Paris to perform at Carnegie Hall, talks about his career as a pianist and a conductor.
WNYC archives id: 70017
Sunday, February 25, 1979
Bob Sherman talks to conductor Michael Tilson Thomas while he is in New York for a farewell concert as he leaves his post at the Buffalo Philharmonic.
WNYC archives id: 70145
Sunday, February 18, 1979
Bob Sherman plays the unused half of an interview with Lorin Maazel from three months prior. Sherman makes a disclaimer that the cuts and segues may not be as neatly tied as the first part but he wants to share this material nonetheless.
WNYC archives id: 70041
Sunday, September 10, 1978
Bob Sherman talks to composer Samuel Barber, whose third essay will be premiered by the New York Philharmonic under Zubin Mehta.
WNYC archives id: 70018
Sunday, August 20, 1978
Bob Sherman shares his recent conversation recorded at the Aspen Music Festival with Leonard Slatkin, the director of the New Orleans Symphony and music-director elect for the St. Louis Symphony.
WNYC archives id: 70141
Sunday, August 06, 1978
Bob Sherman talks to pianist Alicia de Larrocha about her career, her influences, and her performances at the Mostly Mozart concerts in New York City.
WNYC archives id: 70010
Sunday, July 30, 1978
In this episode, Bob Sherman talks to Jorge Mester who is in New York City for the Mostly Mozart concerts. They talk about his eleven-year history as music director for the Louisville Orchestra and play some of his recordings.
WNYC archives id: 70027
Sunday, June 11, 1978
Bob Sherman talks to composer Georges Auric who is presenting a new work to the New York City Ballet.
WNYC archives id: 70022
Sunday, May 14, 1978
Bob Sherman talks to pianist, arranger, conductor, and impresario Andre Kostelanetz about the Promenade Concerts, which is in its fifteenth season.
On the 15th anniversary of Andre's Promenade Concerts, the Maestro explains his concept : lighter and more modern music, popular soloists, an informal setting and theatrical ...
Sunday, February 19, 1978
Bob Sherman talks to Bernard Haitink who is in New York City to guest-conduct the New York Philharmonic.
WNYC archives id: 70031
Thursday, February 16, 1978
In this episode, Bob Sherman shares his conversation with Zubin Mehta, the incoming music director of the New York Philharmonic, which was recorded while on a music cruise in Scandinavia.
WNYC archives id: 70035
Sunday, August 21, 1977
This is a special Christmas rebroadcast of a September 1977 interview with Jacqueline du Pre. Bob Sherman recounts his visit with du Pre in her home in London and proceeds with audio from his interview.
WNYC archives id: 72372
Sunday, July 10, 1977
Bob Sherman talks to Jacques D'Amboise, dancer and advocate of men's lib in the world of ballet.
WNYC archives id: 70013
Tuesday, March 01, 1977
In this episode, Bob Sherman interviews George Balanchine whose balletic celebration of the waltz is to premiere at the State Theater.
WNYC archives id: 70019
Monday, January 01, 1900
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Robert Sherman provides a somewhat revisionist view of musical history though the ages using the WQXR theme. Beginning with the cave men, to Gregorian Chant, to harmony through Organim, plain chant and organim, polifany, syncopation, ...