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1. A Beethoven Bash in Kansas City A Beethoven Bash in Kansas City August//1978 Article about the "four-day commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the death of Beethoven" by Maurice Peress, conductor of the Kansas City Philharmonic, "together with the Nelson Art Museum."

2. A Century of Missouri Music A Century of Missouri Music 1924 References and descriptions in the book to and about Carl Busch, classical music composer and conductor and founder of the first Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra starting in 1887, born in Denmark in...

3. A Gloomy Day When KC Lost Its Philharmonic A Gloomy Day When KC Lost Its Philharmonic August 19, 2006 Author recounts her experiences as a cellist for the Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra on the evening of its last public performace, February 19th, 1982.

4. A Good-By to W. H. Leib A Good-By to W. H. Leib February/16/1915 Biographical article about W. H. Leib, "one of the pioneers of the musical circles here," retiring from 30 years of teaching music in the Kansas City School District at the age of 70.

5. A Pop Concert from a TV Studio A Pop Concert from a TV Studio January/21/1957 Description of the first television broadcast of the orchestra, done on three local stations from the WDAF-TV studios.

6. About Town About Town January/4/1969 Photo and biographical description of Savino Rendina, an 81-year-old retired "violinist, pianist and French horn player" residing at 4242 54th Street Terrace. Also "one of the original members of the Kansas...

7. Albert Spalding Albert Spalding ca 1945 Portrait of violinist Albert Spalding shown with his violin.

8. Alexander Kipnis Alexander Kipnis circa 1945 Seated portrait of opera bass-baritone Alexander Kipnis. He sang with the Metropolitan Opera.

9. Artur Rubinstein Artur Rubinstein circa 1945 Performance view of pianist Artur Rubinstein, shown seated and playing the piano.

10. Artur Schnabel Artur Schnabel circa 1945 Portrait of pianist Artur Schnabel.

11. Backstage View of Conductor Backstage View of Conductor View from backstage of orchestra members and unidentified conductor during performance.

12. Bidu Sayao Bidu Sayao circa 1945 Full body pose on stair steps of Brazilian coloratura soprano Bidu Sayao.

13. Biography of Ruth Seufert(1897-1975), Concert Promoter Biography of Ruth Seufert(1897-1975), Concert Promoter 2008

14. Biography of Uriah Epperson (1861-1927) and Mary E. Epperson (1855-1939), Philanthropists Biography of Uriah Epperson (1861-1927) and Mary E. Epperson (1855-1939), Philanthropists 2008

15. Black Conductor to Open Tour Here Black Conductor to Open Tour Here December 27, 1970 News article about Dean Dixon, “the world’s leading black conductor,” appearing in Kansas City with the Kansas City Philharmonic.

16. Bruna Castagna Bruna Castagna circa 1940 Portrait of contralto opera singer Bruna Castagna.

17. C. Y. Thomas C. Y. Thomas circa 1955 Portrait of C. Y. Thomas, president of the Kansas City Philharmonic in the mid-1950s.

18. Can the 'Phil' Fill Up the Starlight or Drain It? Can the 'Phil' Fill Up the Starlight or Drain It? January//1981 [C]ritical look at the scene of possibilities in joining the Philharmonic and the outdoor theater.

19. Carl Busch Carl Busch 1902 Photo and bio of Carl Busch, "director of the Oratorio Society and of the Philharmonic Orchestra," born in Jutland, Denmark, in 1862, moving to America in 1887 and before 1900 Kansas City, composing many...

20. Children Rehearsing with Orchestra Children Rehearsing with Orchestra 1950 Unidentified children's orchestra rehearsing with the Philharmonic.