Did You Know?
This originally had an opening speech by David Sarnoff
, then-president of RCA and NBC, which appeared after the announcer's introduction, but it has been edited out of both the VHS and DVD versions of this program. However, it can be seen in the film "Toscanini: The Maestro". Sarnoff pronounced Toscanini's name as "Toscaninny". See more
Featured in Toscanini in His Own Words
Ride of the Valkyries
from "Die Walkure"
Music by Richard Wagner
Played by the NBC Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Arturo Toscanini See more