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New York Public Library for the Performing Arts - Cafe at LPA

Amsterdam Ave. and West 65th Street

New York, New York 10023-7498

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On December 13, 1941, in their first broadcast after the tragic bombing of Pearl Harbor, Toscanini and the NBC Symphony Orchestra presented a commemorative program of American music, including Barber’s mournful Adagio for Strings, Dvorak’s “New World Symphony,” and Toscanini’s own rousing arrangement of “The Star Spangled Banner.” Listen to America in the wake of the Pearl Harbor attack, with a radio collage featuring the December 13th NBC Symphony Orchestra broadcast, plus excerpts from the Bell Telephone Hour of December 8, 1941, remarks by President Roosevelt, and other archival recordings.

ALL RESERVATIONS FOR THIS PROGRAM HAVE BEEN CLAIMED (All registered seats are released 15 minutes before start time, so seats may become available at that time. A stand by line will form at 111 Amsterdam Ave. one hour before the program.)

This event takes place in the Library for the Performing Arts' Cafe, on the first floor, Lincoln Center plaza level. Enter via the Cafe entrance by ascending the stairs at the corner of Amsterdam Ave. and West 65th St. Mobility impaired people may enter via 111 Amsterdam Ave.

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