(musical advisor - uncredited)
/ Moderator (1948)
Himself - Narrative Introductions
(1950's). He provided the commentaries on the original edition of the Mercury Living Presence early stereo recording of Tchaikovsky's "1812 Overture" and Beethoven's "Wellington's Victory", both conducted by Antal Dorati. Taylor's commentaries, explaining how the recordings were made using the sound of real cannons, muskets, ...
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[on 'Rhapsody in Blue', 1924] Mr. Gershwin will bear watching. He may yet bring jazz out of the kitchen.
Composer of the first opera by an American composer to be broadcast on radio, "The King's Henchman," with a libretto by Edna St. Vincent Millay. Originally broadcast from a New York studio, the work later briefly entered the repertoire of the Metropolitan Opera, where Lawrence Tibbett scored one of his first major successes as the baritone lead.