Music: Orchestras of the World

For almost a year, the top orchestras of Western Europe had ransacked their files and painstakingly recorded the best of their native music, old & new. The project was part of an EGA scheme to show that the artistic and economic recovery of Marshall Plan Europe were humming along at the same tempo. Beginning next week, the U.S. will be able to judge the proof with its own ears. The first of 16 hour-long "Orchestras of the World" programs will go out over some 250 U.S. radio stations (and eventually The Voice of America and leading European stations). Program No. 1...

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