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Air Power (documentary)

    [In the tradition of the other great World War II documentary,
     NBC's "Victory At Sea" -- about naval battles of the War -- 
     this CBS series told of the battles fought in the air;

     The primary narrator was newsman Walter Cronkite, but for
     the British battle sequences, Michael Redgrave did the honors]

    (CBS Primetime, 1956 - 1957)


Theme: "Air Power (Opening and Closing)"

    [above is title as filed for copyright; ASCAP title variations...
     aka: "Air Power Theme";
     aka: "Air Power";
     aka: "Air Power Television Suite";
     aka: "Symphonic Suite from 'Air Power'";

     Whereas veteran broadway Richard Rodgers had contributed a
     great score to "Victory At Sea", the producers of "Air Power" 
     commissioned a young American classical composer -- Norman
     Dello Joio -- to write scores for "Air Power" which were
     orchestrated by Alfredo Antonini due to the volume of work,
     and the composer graciously split royalties for the THEME
     in return...Later a Symphonic Suite for Orchestra was 
     created and played at various symphony orchestra concerts]

     Composers: Norman Dello Joio (ASCAP) and
                Alfredo Antonini (ASCAP)

     1978 Publisher: Carl Fischer, Inc. (ASCAP)

     2001 Publisher: Carl Fischer, LLC (ASCAP)
                        of New York, NY

    [filed as: "Air Power, Opening & Closing -- 
     for Orchestra" by Norman Dello Joio and
     Alfredo Antonini]:

     Unpublished Copyright Date: Oct. 11, 1957; Eu 496 863.
     Unpublished Renewal   Date: Dec.  6, 1985; RE-265-620.

    [filed as: "Symphonic Suite, from 'Air Power' -- 
     Introduction & Main Theme" by Norman Dello Joio]:

     Published Copyright Date: Dec. 24, 1957; EP 115 385.
     Published Renewal   Date: Dec.  6, 1985; RE-265-607.

     Recordings:


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