Sat Dec 2 12:46:20 EST 2006
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "A. Joseph Ross"
>To: "Boston Radio Interest"
>Subject: Re: WCRB programming
>Date: Fri, 01 Dec 2006 21:45:36 -0500
>On 1 Dec 2006 at 21:03, A. Joseph Ross wrote:
> WCRB is now playing Leonard Bernstein's Mass in C.
>Actually, it's Haydn's Mass in C, directed by Leonard Bernstein.
I wonder if it has anything to do with Richard L. Kaye's funeral...
he hosted a program after Boston Symphony broadcasts called
"WCRB Saturday Night" (long before "Saturday Night Live" on NBC Television.)
He played comedy tracks from various albums and from time to time
offered humourous bumper stickers, one of which read
"Haydn For The Masses".
Even though he was a Jewish gentleman, perhaps he suggested
to WCRB "management" if they wanted to recognize him in any way
they should play a liturgical choral piece.
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