UN Day Concert 1971

UN Day Concert 1971
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24-Oct-1971 01:15:51
1971 UN Day Concert at the General Assembly Hall in New York: The Orchestra of the Festival Casals, conducted by Pablo Casals and Alexander Schneider. FOR LISTENING PURPOSES ONLY.

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Hymn to the United Nations (World Premiere), Casals, Text by W. H. Auden, the Orchestra of the Festival Casals, conducted by Pablo Casals, performed by the United Nations Singers (Director: Don Read) and the Chorus of the Manhattan Scholl of Music (Director: Robert Hickock)
Statement by U Thant, Secretary-General of the United Nations
UN Peace Medal presentation to Pablo Casals and W. H. Auden
Concerto in D minor for Two Violins, Bach, the Orchestra of the Festival Casals, conducted by Pablo Casals, performed by Isaac Stern, violin, and Alexander Schneider, violin
Dumbarton Oaks Concerto (1938), Stravinsky, the Orchestra of the Festival Casals, conducted by Alexander Schneider
Concerto in C major for Three Keyboard Instruments, Bach, the Orchestra of the Festival Casals, conducted by Pablo Casals, performed by Mieczyslaw Horszowski, piano, Rudolf Serkin, piano, and Eugene Istomin, piano
Song of the Birds, Traditional, performed by Pablo Casals, cello
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UN Photo 139699. UN Secretary-General U Thant addressing the audience during the concert. Also present is Maestro Pablo Casals (centre right).
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2362972