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Pictures of Music in 1960

Pianist Glenn Gould (center) and composer Igor Stravinsky (right) at rehearsal of a television program presented in January 1960 with Leonard Bernstein and the New York Philharmonic Orchestra.

The National Orchestra of the French Radio and Television performing in an ancient Greek theater at the 1960 Athens Music Festival, a seven-week program of concerts, operas, and early Greek drama.

King Phumiphon of Thailand rehearsing with his palace jazz orchestra. During a visit to the United States in 1960, he played at informal sessions with Benny Goodman and other jazz musicians.

Opera students at the Juilliard School of Music in New York City, New York, rehearsing for a performance of Hary Janos, by Zoltan Kodaly, which was presented at the school's concert hall March 18-20, 1960.

Eight-year-old Kenneth Brown's Israeli Rhapsody was performed by the Philadelphia Orchestra at its children's concert in April 1960.

Earl Hines in action at the piano, one of 130 photographs by Dennis Stock that appeared in his book Jazz Street, which was published in 1960.


In the Year 1960

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