Arturo Toscanini conducts orchestra and chorus in Verdi's Hymn of the Nations, at NBC's Studio 8-H, New York City. The NBC Symphony orchestra includes typical instruments plus harp. Tenor Jan Peerce is joined by the Westminster Choir onstage. Among other national themes, the performance includes British and American national anthems, concluding with the latter. (Note: This film was produced by the U.S. Office of War Information.)
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