[Brazilian Music] Burle–Marx, Walter. (1902–1990) & Sayão, Bidu. (1902–1999) & Segall, Bernardo. (1911–1993) & Bittencourt, Noemi.
"Presented by the Commissioner General of Brazil" - Signed 1939 New York World's Fair Program
Original single sheet program signed by conductor Walter Burle-Marx, soprano and featured soloist Bidu Sayão, and pianists Bernardo Segall and Noemi Bittencourt, from a performance by the New York Philharmonic as part of the World's Fair Music Festival on Thursday, May 4, 1939. The performance, presented by the Commissioner General of Brazil, highlighted Brazilian soloists and composers, including works by Gomes, Mignone, Marx, Villa-Lobos, and Fernandez, along with vocal music by Gluck, Lully, and Adam. Light creasing, else in fine condition. 1 p. 7 x 10 inches (17.8 x 25.4 cm.).