Up with Fessenden, down with Marconi

Larry Weil kc1ih@mac.com
Mon Oct 4 13:53:55 EDT 2010

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> From: boston-radio-interest-bounces@tsornin.BostonRadio.org
> [mailto:boston-radio-interest-bounces@tsornin.BostonRadio.org] On
> Behalf Of Dan.Strassberg
> Sent: Monday, October 04, 2010 9:39 AM
> To: Martin Waters; boston-radio-interest@rolinin.bostonradio.org
> Subject: Re: Up with Fessenden, down with Marconi
> Are you going to tell us now that those notes were G, E, and C (that
> is, the famous NBC chimes)? Do you know what the notes were? And fast
> forward a bit more than half a century to the mid 1950s (and speaking
> of notes), does anyone else remember a music-appreciation program
> called "A Note to You" on the old WHDH (AM)? The program was hosted by
> a Northeastern U professor by the name of Roland Nadeau and used as
> its theme (IIRC) Camille Saint-Seans "Danse Macabre."

I believe than same show later aired on a different station, I'm thinking
WGBH but not sure.

Larry Weil
Lake Wobegone, NH

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