Alfredo Antonini

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Alfredo Antonini
BornAlfredo Antonini
(1901-05-31)May 31, 1901
Milan, Italy
DiedNovember 3, 1983(1983-11-03) (aged 82)
OccupationConductor, Composer, Musical Director
Years active1921-1977
Spouse(s)Sandra
AwardsEmmy Award

Alfredo Antonini (May 31, 1901 – November 3, 1983) was a leading Italian-American symphony conductor and composer who was active on the international concert stage as well as on the CBS radio and television networks from the 1930s through the early 1970s.[1][2][3][4] In 1972 he received an Emmy Award for Outstanding Achievement in Religious Programming on television for his conducting of the premiere of Ezra Laderman's opera And David Wept for CBS television during 1971.[5][6][7][unreliable source][8]

External audio
You may listen to Alfredo Antonini with tenor Nestor Mesta Chayres and the CBS Pan American Orchestra performing Agustin Lara's bolero Granada in 1946 here

Biography[edit]

Maestro Antonini was born in Milan, Italy and pursued his musical studies at the Royal Conservatory in Milan. He was a student of Italian conductor Arturo Toscanini. In addition, he distinguished himself as both an organist and pianist with La Scala Orchestra in Milan prior to emigrating to the United States in 1929.[9][10][11]

During the 1940s he distinguished himself as a conductor of several leading orchestras while performing on the CBS radio network. These included: the CBS Pan American Orchestra (1940–1949), as part of the cultural diplomacy initiative of the Department of State and the Office of the Coordinator of Inter-American Affairs during World War II, the Columbia Concert Orchestra (1940–1949) and the CBS Symphony Orchestra.[12][13]

Carnegie Hall, New York City, Carnegie-hall-isaac-stern

He also conducted live radio broadcasts of the program Viva America[1] on the CBS radio network and La Cadena de las Americas (Network of the Americas) in collaboration with such noted artists as Nestor Mesta Chayres (Mexican tenor aka "El Gitano De Mexico")[2] Terig Tucci (Argentine composer/arranger), Juan Arvizu (Mexican tenor), Elsa Miranda (Puerto Rican vocalist/actress)[14], Eva Garza (Mexican American vocalist/actress)[15][16] and John Serry, Sr. (Italian-American concert accordionist).[17][18] He also appeared with Nestor Mesta Chayres (tenor) and the New York Philharmonic in the Night of the Americas Concert series at Carnegie Hall.[19][20], which, according to The New York Times, was eagerly anticipated by the general public.[21][22] Additional performances in collaboration with Juan Arvizu ("El Troubador de las Americas") and the CBS Tipica Orchestra for the Inter-America Music Fiesta at Carnegie Hall attracted widespread acclaim.[23][24] In 1946, Antonini recorded several popular Latin American songs with Serry on the album Latin American Music - Alfredo Antonini and Viva America Orchestra for Alpha Records (catalogue #'s 12205A, 12205B, 12206A, 12206B) including: Tres Palabras (Osvaldo Farres), Caminito de Tu Casa (Julio Alberto Hernandez), Chapinita (Miguel Sandoval) and Noche De Ronda (Augustin Lara).[25][26] Critical review of the albums in The New Records praised his conducting talents and hailed the collection as among the best new albums of Latin American music.[27]

Later in the 1940s Antonini collaborated with the vocalist Victoria Cordova and John Serry Sr. in a series of recordings for Muzak, featuring compositions familiar to audiences in both North and South America. Included among these were: What a Difference a Day Made - Maria Grever, You Belong to My Heart - Agustin Lara, Siboney - Ernesto Lecuona, Amor - Gabriel Ruiz, Edelma Passilo - Terig Tucci, Say It Isn't So - Irving Berlin, How Deep is the Ocean - Irving Berlin and A Perfect Day - Carrie Jacobs-Bond[28][29][30][31] He also collaborated with the Latin group Los Panchos Trio in a recording of the Chilian cueca dance La Palma for Pilotone records (#P45-5067).[32] In addition, he recorded several songs for Columbia records with operatic baritone Carlo Morelli which included La Spagnola (#17192-D), Alma Mia (#17192-D) Canta Il Mare (#17263-D), Si Alguna Vez (#17263-D).[33] Additional collaborators included: the Italian operatic tenor Nino Martini for a recording of the song Amapola (Columbia, #17202-D)[34] and the Mexican tenor Nestor Chayres for a recording of Granada (Decca, #23770 A)[35]

As a musical director at CBS Television during the 1950s, Antonini was instrumental in presenting a program of classical and operatic music to the general public. His collaboration with Julie Andrews, Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II in a production of Cinderella for CBS television was telecast live in 1957 to an audience of 107 million people.[36][37][38] During this decade he also appeared in concert with such operatic divas as Eileen Farrell (soprano) and Beverly Sills (soprano).[39] Later in 1957, Antonini became the musical director and conductor of the Tampa Philharmonic in Florida.[40]

External audio
You may listen to Alfredo Antonini conducting the New York Philharmonic, Licia Albanese and Richard Tucker performing operatic arias by Giacomo Puccini in 1959 here on wqxr.org

Antonini also served as a conductor of the open-air summer concerts held at the landmark Lewisohn Stadium in New York City during the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s.[41] He appeared at least once during each season while featuring leading talent from the Metropolitan Opera.[42] His appearances with the New York Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra and the Lewisohn Stadium Orchestra during the series of Italian Night concerts frequently attracted audiences which exceeded 13,000 guests. These performances featured arias from the standard Italian operatic repertoire and showcased such operatic luminaries as: Jan Peerce, Eileen Farrell, Richard Tucker, Beverly Sills, Licia Albanese[43] and Robert Merrill[39][44][45][46][47][48][49][50][51][52][53][54]

During the late 1950s and early '60s, Antonini conducted the CBS Orchestra on "American Musical Theater." This was a TV show produced by the New York City Board of Education (as a public service before the advent of the Public Television Network) that chronicled the evolution of musical theater in America in front of a small audience of high school students. Guests included Richard Rodgers, John Bubbles and many others. He also collaborated as a guest conductor with instrumental soloists, including Benny Goodman in 1960 for a performance of Mozart's Clarinet Concerto at Lewisohn Stadium.[55]

In 1962, Antonini collaborated with First Lady of the United States Jacqueline Kennedy, director Franklin J. Schaffner, and journalist Charles Collingwood of CBS News for the groundbreaking television documentary A Tour of the White House with Mrs. John F. Kennedy. The documentary television program was watched by more than 80 million viewers throughout the world and received wide critical acclaim.[56][unreliable source][57][58]

In 1964, Antonini appeared as conductor of the CBS Symphony Orchestra in an acclaimed adaptation of Hector Berlioz's sacred oratorio L'enfance du Christ for CBS Television. His operatic soloists included: Sherrill Milnes, Giorgio Tozzi, Ara Berberian and Charles Anthony as supported by the choral voices of the Camerata Singers.[59] At this time he also collaborated as conductor for a televised episode of The CBS Repertoire Workshop - "Feliz Borinquen", which showcased the talents of such leading Puerto Rican performers as: Martina Arroyo and Raul Davila[60][61][62][unreliable source]

Philharmonic Hall - Lincoln Center
Avery Fisher Hall with Henry Moore sculpture

In addition to performing as a conductor on WOR radio in New York City during the 1940s, he appeared as a guest conductor for leading symphonic orchestras in Chicago, IL, Milwaukee, WI, Oslo, Norway, and Chile during the 1950s. During this time he also founded the Tampa Philharmonic Orchestra in Tampa, Florida, which eventually merged into the Florida Gulf Coast Symphony.[63] In the 1960s Maestro Antonini also appeared as a guest conductor with the New York Philharmonic at Philharmonic Hall during a grand opera benefit concert which featured the artistry of Jan Peerce and Robert Merrill.[64] Throughout the 1960s he continued to collaborate with such operatic luminaries as Jan Peerce (tenor), Robert Merrill (baritone)and Franco Corelli (tenor), Nicolai Gedda, Giorgio Tozzi, Gabriella Tucci and Dorothy Kirsten in a variety of gala concerts.[64][65][66] He also performed with Roberta Peters at the Lewisohn Stadium at City College for an audience of thousands.[67][68]

In 1971, Antonini excelled once again as Musical Director on the CBS Television premier of Ezra Laderman's opera And David Wept, earning an Emmy Award for Outstanding Achievement in Religious Programming (1972). He collaborated in this premier production with such operatic luminaries as Sherrill Milnes, Rosalind Elias and Ara Berberian.[69][70] Several years later in 1975 he joined forces once again with Berberian and the mezzo-soprano Elaine Bonazzi for the CBS Television movie, A Handful of Souls.[6][71][61][72][unreliable source] [73]

Antonini's collaborations at CBS Television extended beyond the realm of opera to include prominent figures from several professions including: Philanthropy - (John D. Rockefeller III),[74][unreliable source] Government - (Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis)}}[75][76] [77][unreliable source] Journalism - (Charles Collingwood,}}[78][79] [80][unreliable source][74] Walter Cronkite,[81][82][83][84][unreliable source][85] Daniel Shorr)[84][86] Art - (Henry Moore,[74] Kenneth Clark)[74] Dance - (Mary Hinkson)[87][unreliable source] Drama -(John Alexander,[88][unreliable source] Julie Andrews,[89][90][unreliable source] Ingrid Bergman,[91] [92][unreliable source] Betty Comden,[93][94][unreliable source] Henry Fonda,[95] [96][unreliable source] Jackie Gleason,[97][98][unreliable source] Steven Hill,[99][unreliable source] Ron Holgate,[100] [101][unreliable source] Celeste Holm,[102][unreliable source] Richard Kiley,[103][104][unreliable source] Howard Lindsay,[105][106][unreliable source] Michael Redgrave)[107][unreliable source] and the Concert Stage - (Charles Anthony,[108][109] John Browning).[110][111][unreliable source]

Maestro Antonini's musical legacy has been preserved on a variety of LP recordings which reflect his interest in symphonic compositions, popular music from Latin-America and grand opera. He has recorded for Coral Records, Columbia Masterworks and SESAC Records.

Compositions[edit]

External audio
You may listen to Alfredo Antonini with lyric tenor Nino Martini performing the songTorna a Surriento by Ernesto De Curtis in 1941 here
  • The Great City
  • Sarabande
  • Sicilian Rhapsody
  • Suite for Cello and Orchestra
  • Preludes for Organ
  • Suite for Strings
  • The United States of America, Circa 1790
  • Mambo Tropical

Discography[edit]

External audio
You may listen to Alfredo Antonini with lyric tenor Nino Martini performing Joseph Lacalle's song Amapola in 1940 here
  • Cinderella, vocalist Julie Andrews, Columbia Masterworks (OL5190), 12 Inch LP, 1957?
  • American Fantasy, SESAC Records, 33 RPM LP, 195?
  • Atmosphere By Antonini - Alfredo Antonini and His Orchestra, Coral Records (LVA 9031), 33PRM LP, 1956[112]
  • Romantic Classics, SESAC Records, 33 RPM LP, 195?
  • Aaron Copland/Hugo Weisgall/Alfredo Antonini - Twelve Poems of Emily Dickenson, Columbia Masterworks (ML 5106), 33 RPM LP, 1956[112]
  • Songs from Sunny Italy - Richard Tucker with Alfredo Antonini Conducting the Columbia Concert Orchestra, Columbia Masterworks (ML 2155), 33 RPM LP, 1950[112]
  • Alfredo Antonini and His Orchestra - Dances of Latin America, London Records (LPB.294), 33 RPM LP, 1950[112]
  • Alfredo Antonini & The Columbia Concert Orchestra, soloist Richard Tucker, Columbia Masterworks (A-1540), 45 RPM, 195?
  • Nestor Chayres Singing Romantic Songs of Latin America, Alfredo Antonini conductor, Decca, 78 RPM, 1947[113]
  • Juan Arvizu, Troubador of the Americas, Alfredo Antonini conductor, Columbia Records (#36663), 1941 78 RPM, 1941[114][115]
  • Latin American Music - Alfredo Antonini and Viva America Orchestra, Alfredo Antonini conductor of the Viva America Orchestra, Elsa Miranda vocalist, Alpha Records (#12205) 78 RPM, 1946[116][25]
  • Richard Tucker: Just For You with Alfredo Antonini and the Columbia Symphony Orchestra, Columbia Masterworks (A-1619-1), 45 RPM,195?[112]
  • Amapola (Joseph Lacalle), vocalist Nino Martini, Columbia (#17202-D) 78 RPM, 194?[117]
  • Bolero - No Me Lo Digas (Maria Grever), vocalist Nino Martini, Columbia (#17202-D), 194?[118]
External audio
You may listen to Alfredo Antonini with Juan Arvizu and John Serry Sr. performing Vival Sevilla, Mi Sarape, Que Paso?, El Bigote de Tomas, De Donde? in 1942 here
  • Nestor Chayres & Alfredo Antonini, Decca (#23770), 78 RPM[112]
  • Granada (Agustin Lara), vocalist Nestor Chayres, Decca (#23770), 78 RPM (1946)[119]
  • Noche de Ronda (Maria Teressa Lara), vocalist Nestor Chayres, Decca (#23770), 78 RPM (1946)[120]
  • La Palma, Los Panchos Trio, Pilotone (#P45 5067), 78 RPM (194?)[121]
  • Rosa Negra, Alfredo Antonini Viva America Orchestra, Pilotone (#P45 5069), 78 RPM (194?)[122]
  • Alfredo Antonini and The Viva America Orchestra - Chiqui, Chiqui, Cha/Caminito De Tu Casa, Bosworth Music (BA.251), 78 RPM, (194?)[112]
  • Music of the Americas, Pilotone Album, 78 RPM LP, 194?
  • La Spagnola (V. Di Chiara), vocalist Carlo Morelli, Columbia (#17192D) 78 RPM (194?)[123]
  • Alma Mia (Maria Grever), vocalist Carlo Morelli, Columbia (#17192D) 78 RPM (194?)[124]
  • Viva Sevilla! and Noche de Amor vocalist Juan Arvizu, Columbia (#36664) 78 RPM (194?)[125]
  • Mi Sarape and Que Paso? vocalist Juan Arvizu, Columbia (#36665) 78 RPM (194?)[126]
  • El Bigot de Tomas and De Donde? vocalist Juan Arvizu, Columbia (#36666) 78 RPM (194?)[127]
  • Canta Il Marie (Mazzola) and Si Alguna Vez (Ponce) vocalist Carlo Morelli Columbia (#17263-D) 78 RPM[128]
  • Esta Noche Ha Pasado (Sabre Marrequin) vocalist Luis G. Roldan, Columbia (#6201-x) 78 RPM (194?)[129]
  • Tres Palabras (Osvaldo Farres) vocalist Luis G. Roldan , Columbia (#6201-x) 78 RPM (194?)[130]

Filmography[edit]

Awards[edit]

Professional affiliations[edit]

  • American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers ASCAP (1948)[61]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The New York Times, July 2, 1948, pg. 24
  2. ^ The New York Times, October 5, 1948, pg. 30
  3. ^ The New York Times, April 25, 1957, pg. 34
  4. ^ The New York Times, February 12, 1960, pg. 22
  5. ^ "Obituaries: Conductor Alfredo Antonini" (PDF). Central Opera Service Bulletin, Vol. 25, No. 2. Winter–Spring 1984.
  6. ^ a b https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2358889/?ref_=nv_sr_1
  7. ^ https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2358889/awards?ref_=tt_awd
  8. ^ Entertainment Awards Don Franks. McFarland and Co., London, 2005 p. 394 ISBN 0-7864-1798-6 Emmy Awards 1972 Outstanding Achievement in Religious Programming - Alfredo Antonini on books.google.com
  9. ^ a b https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/45078083
  10. ^ The New Records. Latin American Music - Alfredo Antonini and Viva America orchestra H. Royer Smith Co., Philadelphia, PA, Vol. 14, No. 8 October 1946, P. 6-7 Latin American Music - Alfredo Antonini and Viva America Orchestra critical review of the album and brief biography of Antonini in The New Records P. 6-7 on archive.org
  11. ^ The New York Times - Obiturary - Alfredo Antonini - Organist at La Scala Orchestra under Arturo Toscanini November 5, 1983 on nytimes.com
  12. ^ Media Sound & Culture in Latin America & the Caribbean. Editors- Bronfman, Alejandra & Wood, Andrew Grant. University of Pittsburgh Press, Pittsburg, PA, USA, 2012, p. 48-49 Alfredo Antonini & The CBS Pan American Orchestra on books.google.com See p. 48-49
  13. ^ Anthony, Edwin D. Records of the Office of Inter-American Affairs. National Archives and Record Services - General Services Administration Washington D.C., 1937 p. 1-8, p. 25-26 Library of Congress Catalog No. 73-600146 Records of the Office of Inter-American Affairs - Radio Division at the U.S. National Archive on www.archives.gov
  14. ^ Billboard - Banana E.T. Proves Good Eating for Elsa Miranda Billboard, February 2, 1946, p. 4 Elsa Miranda and the radio show Viva America on books.google.com
  15. ^ The Strachwitz Frontera collection of Mexican and Mexican American Recordings- Eva Garza Biography on frontera.library.ucla.edu
  16. ^ Dissonant Divas in Chicana Music: The Limits of La Onda Deborah R. Vargas. University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, 2012 p. 155-157 ISBN 978-0-8166-7316-2 Eva Garza and Viva America on google.books.com
  17. ^ The New York Times', June 9, 1946, pg. 49.
  18. ^ Media Sound & Culture in Latin America & the Caribbean. Editors- Bronfman, Alejandra & Wood, Andrew Grant. University of Pittsburgh Press, Pittsburg, PA, USA, 2012, pg. 49 books.google.com See pg. 49
  19. ^ The New York Times, May 12, 1946, pg. 42
  20. ^ Worldcat - Members of the New York Philharmonic Printed Program (Carnegie Pop Concert) May 11, 1946 at Carnegie Hall in Manhattan Alfredo Antonini conductor of the New York Philharmonic and Nestor Chayres on worldcat.org
  21. ^ The New York Times, May 17, 1947, pg. 8
  22. ^ The New York Times, May 4, 1950, pg. 37
  23. ^ The New York Times, October 27, 1941, pg. 21
  24. ^ The New York Times, February 1, 1942, pg. D2
  25. ^ a b Billboard. Advanced Record Releases - Alfredo Antonini and Viva America Orchestra, New York, Vol. 58 No. 14, 6 April 1946, P. 34 & P. 130 Latin American Music - Alfredo Antonini and Viva America Orchestra in Billboard on books.google.com
  26. ^ Latin American Music - Alfredo Antonini and Viva America Orchestra sound recording at the Library of Congress Online Catalog at Catalog.loc.gov Latin American Music at the Library of Congress Online Catalog catalog.loc.gov
  27. ^ The New Records. Latin American Music - Alfredo Antonini and Viva America orchestra H. Royer Smith Co., Philadelphia, PA, Vol. 14, No. 8 October 1946, P. 6-7 Latin American Music - Alfredo Antonini and Viva America Orchestra critical review of the album in The New Records P. 6-7 on archive.org
  28. ^ "Victoria Cordova" and Alfredo Antonini Orchestra sound recording for Muzak archived in The Library of Congress Online Catalog at catalog.loc.gov
  29. ^ "Victoria Cordova" and Alfredo Antonini Orcehatra sound recording for Muzak archived in the Librarty of Congress Online Catalog at catalog.loc.gov
  30. ^ "Victoria Cordova" and Alfredo Antonini Orchestra sound recording for Muzak archived in the Library of Congress Online Catalog at catalog.loc.gov
  31. ^ "Victoria Cordova" and Alfredo Antonini Orchestra sound recording for Muzak archived in the Library of Congress Online Catalog at catalog.loc.gov
  32. ^ La Palma;Rosa Negra- "La Palma" performed by Los Panchos Trio, Alfredo Antonini and the Viva America Orchestra on archive.org
  33. ^ Vocalist Baritone Carlo Morelli and Alfredo Antonini in performance on archive.org
  34. ^ Amapola performed by Nino Martini and Alfredo Antonini on archive.org
  35. ^ Granada performed by Nestor Chayres and Alfredo Antonini on archive.org
  36. ^ The New York Times, March 31, 1957, pg. 106
  37. ^ The Completre Lyrics of Oscar Hammerstein II Amy Asch. Alfred A. Knopf, New York. 2008 p. 380 Cinderella (1957) CBS-TV lie broadcast Alfredo Antonini Musical Director and cast Julie Andrews and Howard Lindsay on books.google
  38. ^ The Rodgers and Hammerstein Collection Williamson Music 2002 ISBN 9781458449801 "Cinderella (Television)" and Alfredo Antonini and Julie Andrews on books.google.com
  39. ^ a b The New York Times, July 9, 1956, pg. 26
  40. ^ The New York Times - Obiturary - Alfredo Antonini November 5, 1983 on nytimes.com
  41. ^ The New York Philharmonic - Leon Levy Digital Archives - Programs of Alfredo Antonini conducting the New York Philharmonic on archives.nyphil.org
  42. ^ City University of New York CUNY Academic Works - Music for the (American) People : The Concerts at Lewisohn Stadium 1922-1964 Johnathan Stern. The City University of New York, New York 2009, p. 204 "Seven Frequent Stadium Conductors - Alfredo Antonini and starts from the Met at Lewisohn Stadium" on academicworks.cuny.edu
  43. ^ Stadium Concerts Review - Stadium Symphony Orchestra, Herald Square Press, Volume XLII, No. 1 22 June 1959 P. 17 Stadium Concerts Review program listing for Licia Albanese, Alfredo Antonini, Richard Tucker and The New York Philharmonic on 25 June 1959 p. 17 on nyphil.org[permanent dead link]
  44. ^ The New York Times, July 24, 1950, pg. 26
  45. ^ The New York Times, July 11, 1952, pg. 13
  46. ^ The New York Times, July 18, 1952, pg 10
  47. ^ The New York Times, July 20, 1953, pg. 14
  48. ^ The New York Times, July 10, 1954, pg. 6
  49. ^ The New York Times, June 12, 1955, pg. X7
  50. ^ The New York Times, May 14, 1958, pg. 36
  51. ^ The New York Times, July 30, 1958, pg. 19
  52. ^ The New York Times, May 6, 1959, pg 48
  53. ^ The New York Times, May 14, 1959, pg. 29
  54. ^ The New York Philharmonic - Leon Levy Digital Archives - Programs of Alfredo Antonini conducting the New York Philharmonic and operatic soloists on archives.nyphil.org
  55. ^ Stern, Jonathan. Music of the (American) People: The Concerts at Lewisohn Stadium, 1922-1964. The City University of New York (CUNY) - Graduate Center, New York, 2009 p. 204-205 Alfredo Antonini guest conductor on academicworks.cuny.edu
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  57. ^ The Paley Center for Media - Tour of the White House with Mrs. John F. Kennedy - Music Director Alfredo Antonini on paleycenter.org
  58. ^ The Cambridge Companion to John F. Kennedy. Editor: Andrew Hoberick. Cambridge University Press, New York. 2015 p. 54 ISBN 978-1-107-04810-2 "A Tour of the White House with Mrs. John F. Kennedy" on books.google.com
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  65. ^ The New York Times, November 14, 1965, pg. 101
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  67. ^ The New York Times, July 30, 1962, pg. 14
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  69. ^ American Aria Encore Sherrill Milnes. Amadeus Press, New York 2007 p. 242-243 ISBN 978-157-467160-5 Sherrill Milnes and Alfredo Antonini collaborating in "And David Wept" on books.google
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  81. ^ Worldcat: Nehru: Man of two worlds - Credits: Alfredo Antonini & Walter Cronkite on worldcat.org
  82. ^ Worldcat - The Nisei: the pride and the shame - Credits: Walter Cronkite and Alfredo Antonini on worldcat.org
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  91. ^ The Complete Films of Ingrid Bergman Lawrence J. Quirk. Citadel Press Carol Publishing Group, New York 1991 p. 230 "24 Hours in a Woman's Life" Credits: Ingrid Bergman and Alfredo Antonini on books.google.com
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  97. ^ [https://books.google.com/books?id=Of0QAAAAQBAJ&pg=PA148&dq=The+Fabulous+Fifties+Alfredo+Antonini&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiAuJuXj5HeAhWNr1kKHRD7AH4Q6AEIMzAD#v=onepage&q=The%20Fabulous%20Fifties%20Alfredo%20Antonini&f=false Television Specials Vincent Terrace. McFarland and Co, North Carolina 2013 p. 148 ISBN 978-0-7864-7444-8 "The Fabulous Fifties" Credits: Alfredo Antonini and Jackie Gleason on books.google]
  98. ^ https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0053808/?ref_=nm_flmg_msdp_17
  99. ^ https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0050060/?ref_=nm_flmg_msdp_19
  100. ^ Jewish Films in the United States G. K. Hall. University of Southern California, 1976 p. 266 Alfredo Antonini conductor CBS Orchestra and Ronald Holgate on books.google
  101. ^ https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1069952/?ref_=nm_flmg_msdp_13
  102. ^ https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2439966/?ref_=nm_flmg_msdp_16
  103. ^ Worldcat - Studio One: The Landlady's Daughter Credits: Alfredo Antonini and Richard Kiley on worldcat.org
  104. ^ https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0712494/?ref_=nm_flmg_msdp_22
  105. ^ [https://books.google.com/books?id=6vr0AAAAMAAJ&dq=Howard+Lindsay+Cinderella&focus=searchwithinvolume&q=Alfredo+Antonini+Julie+Andrews++Howard+Lindsay+ Show Music on Record Jack Raymond . Smithsonian Washington 1992 p. 226 Cinderella Credits: Julie Andrews, Howard Lindsay and Alfredo Antonini on books.google.com]
  106. ^ https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0129672/?ref_=nm_flmg_msdp_21
  107. ^ https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6665878/?ref_=nm_flmg_msdp_3
  108. ^ [https://books.google.com/books?id=soYHkRcq0r4C&pg=PA219&dq=Charles+Anthony+Alfredo+Antonini&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwip93ygZHeAhWoVN8KHVRYC7AQ6AEIJzAA#v=onepage&q=Charles%20Anthony%20Alfredo%20Antonini&f=false "Douglas Moore: A Bibliography Jerry L. McBride. Music Library Association & A. R. Editions, Wisconsin. p. 219 ISBN 978-0-89579-666-0 Charles Anthony and Alfredo Antonini on books.google.com]
  109. ^ https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1069951/?ref_=nm_msdp_12
  110. ^ Televisiion and the Performing Arts. Brian G. Rose. Greenwood Press, New York 1986 p. 104 ISBN 0-313-24159-7 Alfredo Antonini and John Browning collaborating on books.google
  111. ^ https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1766106/?ref_=nm_flmg_slf_1
  112. ^ a b c d e f g https://www.discogs.com/artist/531459-Alfredo-Antonini
  113. ^ Library of Congress Online Catalog
  114. ^ Library of Congress Online Catalog
  115. ^ Juan Arvizu, Troubador of the Americas with the Alfredo Antonini Tipica Orchestra on archive.org
  116. ^ Library of Congress Online Catalog
  117. ^ Amapola vocalist Nino Martini with the Alfredo Antonini Orchestra on archive.org
  118. ^ Bolero - No Me Lo Digas, vocalist Nino Martini with the Alfredo Antonini Ochestra on archive.org
  119. ^ Granada, vocalist Nestor Chayres with the Alfredo Antonini Orchestra on archive.org
  120. ^ Noche de Ronda, vocalist Nestor Chayres with the Alfredo Antonini Ochestra on archive.org
  121. ^ La Palma, Los Panchos Trio with the Alfredo Antonini Viva America Orchestra on archive.org
  122. ^ Rosa Negra, Alfredo Antonini Viva America Orchestra on archive.org
  123. ^ La Spagnola Carlo Morelli vocalist, Alfredo Antonini Orchestra on archive.org
  124. ^ Alma Mia Carlo Morelli vocalist, Alfredo Antonini Orchestra on archive.org
  125. ^ Viva Sevilla! and Noche de Amor Juan Arvizu vovalist and the CBS Tipica Orchestra with Alfredo Antonini on archive.org
  126. ^ Mi Sarape and Que Paso? Juan Arvizu vocalist and the CBS Tipica Orchestra with Alfredo Antonini on archive.org
  127. ^ El Bigot de Tomas and De Donde? Juan Arvizu vocalist and the CBS Tipica Orchestra with Alfredo Antonini on archive.org
  128. ^ Cante Il Marie and Si Alguna Vez Carlo Morelli vocalist and the Alfredo Antonini Orchestra on archive.org
  129. ^ Esta Noche Ha Pasado Luis D. Roldan vocalist and Alfredo Antonini with his CBS Pan American Orchestra on archive.org
  130. ^ Tres Palabras Luis D. Roldan vocalist and Alfredo Antonini with the CBS Pan American Orchestra on archive.org
  131. ^ https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0031350/
  132. ^ TV Season 76-77 Nina David. Greenwood Pub Group, 1978 p. 108 Alfredo Antonini and A Handful of Souls in books.google.com
  133. ^ https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0031350/
  134. ^ The New York Times - Obiturary - Alfredo Antonini November 5, 1983 on nytimes.com
  135. ^ https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0031350/
  136. ^ https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0031350/
  137. ^ Worldcat - Nehru: Man of Tow Worlds - Alfredo Antonini Conductor CBS Orchestra on worldcat.org
  138. ^ https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0031350/
  139. ^ https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0031350/
  140. ^ Worldcat - The Nisei: The Pride and the Shame Alfredo Antonini conductor CBS NEWS on Worldcat.org
  141. ^ https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0031350/
  142. ^ https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0031350/
  143. ^ https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0031350/
  144. ^ The New York Public Library - L'enfance du Christ Videorecording credits include Alfredo Antonini, Sheril Milnes, Ara Berberian, Charles Anthony, Georgio Tozzi on nypl.org
  145. ^ https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0031350/
  146. ^ [https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0031350/
  147. ^ The New York Times - Obiturary - Alfredo Antonini November 5, 1983 on nytimes.com
  148. ^ [https://books.google.com/books?id=IMVADwAAQBAJ&pg=PA137&dq=The+Incredible+Turk+CBS+Alfredo+Antonini&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiv97arnJjeAhWPc98KHWr-BYYQ6AEIJzAA#v=onepage&q=The%20Incredible%20Turk%20CBS%20Alfredo%20Antonini&f=false TV in the USA: A History of Icons Idols and Ideas - Volume I 1950s-1960s Vincent Lobrutto. Greenwood, Santa Barbara. 2018 p. 137-138 ISBN 978-1-4408-2972-7 The Twentieith Century (1957-1970) Alfredo Antonini composer and the CBS Orchestra on books.google.com]
  149. ^ https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0031350/
  150. ^ Douglas Moore - A Bio-Bibliography Jerry L. McBride. Music Library Association & A. R. Edwards, Wisconsin. 2011 p. 219 ISBN 978-0-89579-666-0 Arias and Arabesques CBS telecast and Alfredo Antonini 1962 on books.google.com
  151. ^ https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0031350/
  152. ^ Music Courier Volume 164 1962 p. 51 Cabeza de Vaca and Alfredo Antonini and the CBS Symphony on books.google.com
  153. ^ Biblion: the Bulletin of the New York Public Library The New York Public Library , New York 1992 p. 129 Cabeza de Vaca premiered by Alfredo Antonini on the CBS network in 1962 on books.google.com
  154. ^ https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0031350/
  155. ^ The Paley Center for Media - Tour of the White House with Mrs. John F. Kennedy - Music Director Alfredo Antonini on paleycenter.org
  156. ^ Worldcat - An Act of Faith Alfredo Antonini Music Director on worldcat.org
  157. ^ https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0031350/
  158. ^ The Complete Films of Ingrid Bergman Lawrence J. Quirk. Citadel Press Carol Publishing Group, New York 1991 p. 230 "24 Hours in a Woman's Life" Credits: Ingrid Bergman and Alfredo Antonini on books.google.com
  159. ^ https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0031350/
  160. ^ https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0031350/
  161. ^ Television and the Performing Arts - A Handbook and Reference Guide to American Cultural Programing Brian G. Rose. Greenwood Press, New York. 1986 p. 104 ISBN 0-313-24159-7 Spring Festival of Music on CBS conducted by Alfredo Antonini on books.google.com
  162. ^ https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0031350/
  163. ^ https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0031350/
  164. ^ The New York Times - Obiturary - Alfredo Antonini November 5, 1983 on nytimes.com
  165. ^ Worldcat -The Movies Learn to Talk - Alfredo Antonini conducting the CBS Orchestra on worldcat.org
  166. ^ Worldcat - The American Musical Theater - Alfredo Antonini conductor CBS Orchestra on worldcat.org
  167. ^ [https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0031350/
  168. ^ [https://books.google.com/books?id=IMVADwAAQBAJ&pg=PA137&dq=The+Incredible+Turk+CBS+Alfredo+Antonini&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiv97arnJjeAhWPc98KHWr-BYYQ6AEIJzAA#v=onepage&q=The%20Incredible%20Turk%20CBS%20Alfredo%20Antonini&f=false TV in the USA: A History of Icons Idols and Ideas - Volume I 1950s-1960s Vincent Lobrutto. Greenwood, Santa Barbara. 2018 p. 137-138 ISBN 978-1-4408-2972-7 The Twentieith Century (1957-1970)-The Incredibile Turk Alfredo Antonini composer and the CBS Orchestra on books.google.com]
  169. ^ https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0031350/
  170. ^ https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0031350/
  171. ^ Special Edition - A Guide to Network Television Documentary Series and Special News 1955-1979 Daniel Einstein. Scarecrow Press 1987 p. 68 Airpower, Walter Cronkite and Alfredo Antonini conducting the CBS Symphony on books.google.com
  172. ^ The Decade that Shaped Television News - CBS in the 1950s Sig Mickelson. Praeger, Conn., 1998 p. 138-139 ISBN 0-275-95567-2 Walter Cronkite, Airpower and Alfredo Antonini conductor of the CBS Orchestra on books.google.com
  173. ^ https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0031350/
  174. ^ The New York Times - Obiturary - Alfredo Antonini November 5, 1983 on nytimes.com
  175. ^ Worldcat - Studio One: Circle of Guilt - Alfredo Antonini on worldcat.org
  176. ^ Worldcat - Studio One: Dino - Music Director Alfredo Antonini on worldcat.org
  177. ^ Worldcat - Studio One: Star-Spangled Soldier - Music Alfredo Antonini on worldcat.org
  178. ^ https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0031350/
  179. ^ Studio One The Remarkable Incident at Carson Corner - credits - Alfredo Antonini - musical consultant on worldcat.org
  180. ^ Worldcat - Studio One: Dark Possession - Musical consultant Alfredo Antonini on worldcat.org
  181. ^ Worldcat - Studio One: Let Me Go Lover - Alfredo Antonini Music Director on worldcat.org
  182. ^ Worldcat - Studio One: Dry Run - Music Alfredo Antonini on worldcat.org
  183. ^ https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0031350/
  184. ^ The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows 1946 - Present Tim Brooks and Earl Marsh. Ballantine Books, New York. 2007 p. 693 ISBN 978-0-345-49773-4 Jane Froman's USA Canteen (aka Jane Froman Show) CBS Alfredo Antonini Orchestra on books.google.com
  185. ^ https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0031350/
  186. ^ Worldcat - Des Cabinet des Dr. Caligari - music by Alfredo Antonini on Worldcat.org
  187. ^ https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0031350
  188. ^ Entertainment Awards Don Franks. McFarland and Co., London, 2005 p. 394 ISBN 0-7864-1798-6 Emmy Awards 1972 Outstanding Achievement in Religious Programming - Alfredo Antonini on books.google.com
  189. ^ The New York Times - Obiturary - Alfredo Antonini - Emmy Award winner November 5, 1983 on nytimes.com
  190. ^ The Globe and Mail -Italian Maestro Dies During Surgery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 5 November 1983, Pg. E 5 Anfredo Antononi on Proquest.com
  191. ^ a b Alfredo Antonini on Presidenza della Repubblica www.quirinale.it(in Italian)
  192. ^ The Globe and Mail - Italian Maestro Dies During Surgery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada 5 November 1983, Pg. E 5 Alfredo Antonini on Proquest.com

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