Radio & Other Audio Intrigue
Podcast: Gunther Schuller on his book The Compleat Conductor (re-aired 2015)
Podcast: Gunther Schuller on Gershwin (re-aired 2015)
MET Opera Broadcast Quiz at Intermission (Dec 4, 1954)
Here's a rare excerpt of a tongue-in-cheek quiz-like segment (to fill time between acts) during one of the Metropolitan Opera Company live radio broadcasts featuring host Milton Cross and a panel of opera experts including Robert Baggar, Walter DeKlug and Hugh Ross. Gunther, borrowed from the MET Opera Orchestra, provides the horn excerpts while the panel guesses which excerpt belongs to which opera.
Petite Suite (later renamed Suite for Chamber Orchestra) as performed live during the American Music Festival radio broadcast February 12, 1952.
Zeltsman Marimba Festival Lecture
Gunther Schuller addresses participants of the 2009 Zeltsman Marimba Festival at Lawrence University, Appleton, WI, including a fascinating breakdown and analysis of two of his marimba compositions: Phantasmata (written for the violin and marimba duo Marimolin) and Marimbology (a solo piece written for Nancy Zeltsman):