Arias and Barcarolles

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Monday, December 19, 2011

Taking a cue from President Eisenhower's famous remark to Leonard Bernstein, this week is a sampling of arias, overtures, barcarolles and other melodic delights that deserve more time on the airwaves.

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John Maimone

"Next to a letter from home, Captain Miller, your organization is the greatest morale-builder in the European Theater of Operations."

Lt.-General James H. Doolittle, Commanding General,
US 8th Air Force - 29 July 1944

Quote from the book, Next To A Letter From Home
Major Glenn Miller's Wartime Band
by Geoffrey Butcher
published by Sphere Books Limited 1987

Dec. 23 2011 11:42 PM

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