Listening Through Time features the New York Philharmonic’s former Principal Trumpet Philip Smith in conversation with the Orchestra’s Archivist and Historian Barbara Haws, considering how trumpet performance practices, instruments, and interpretations have changed… or remained the same over the decades. Works discussed are the entrance of Mahler’s Symphony No. 5, Richard Strauss’s Ein Heldenleben, Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition, Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring, Wagner’s Overture to The Flying Dutchman, Scriabin’s Poem of Ecstasy, and the post horn solo from Mahler’s Symphony No. 3. Philharmonic trumpet players discussed are William Vacchiano, Harry Glantz, Max Schlossberg, and John Ware. Recorded July 14, 2017. Conceived by Barbara Haws. Inspired by Sony Classical New York Philharmonic 175th Anniversary box set with recordings from 1917 to 1996. Recorded by Larry Rock, assisted by Ian Good. Edited by Charles Van Tassel.