Radio: The Busy Air, Jan. 2, 1956

¶ Norman Leyden, musical director of CBS's The $64,000 Question, helpfully enumerated the types of music required for a big giveaway show. Included are: 1) "Playon music." to fit the personality of the contestant as he comes on stage; 2) "Sorting and Punching music," to fit the mechanical gyrations of the IBM machine as it picks out the card containing questions; 3) "Thinking music," to match the cerebrations of the contestant as he tries to come up with the right answer; and 4) "Cold-Sweat music," to match the audience mood as the contestant...

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