The 20th Century/The 21st Century (documentary)

    (CBS Sunday Nights, 1957 - 1970)

    [When it first aired, this program was sponsored by
     The Prudential Insurance Company of America, and the
     theme was recorded by the CBS Symphony Orchestra (which
     got screen credit) along with conductor Alfredo Antonini.
     
     In 1967, the title changed to "The Twenty-First Century";
     The series was originally narrated by Walter Cronkite,
     then later by Mike Wallace]


Theme 1 [for the 20th Century]: "The Twentieth Century"

    [aka: "The Twentieth Century (Theme)";
     aka: "The 20th Century";
     aka: "Main Title Theme";
     
     Verified as the THEME in TV Guide article "When The Melody
     Lingers On..." May 17, 1958, pp. 22-23]

     Composer: George Antheil (ASCAP)

     Composition Date: 1957

     1978 Publisher: April Music Inc. (ASCAP)

     2000 Publisher: Aspenfair Music Inc. (ASCAP),
                        c/o CBS, Inc.,
                        of New York, NY

     Copyright Date:
     Renewal   Date: [not found]

     Recording:


Theme 2 (for 21st Century, 1967): "Documentary Open"

    [Above is name credited in Craig Pattillo's "TV Theme
     Soundtrack Directory", and also found in ASCAP;

     ASCAP title variation...
     aka: "The 21st Century"
     
     Below is title found on the TVT CD:
     aka: "The Twenty-First Century"]

     Composer: Lyn Murray (ASCAP)
              [pseudonym of Lionel Breeze]

     1978 Publisher: April Music, Inc. (ASCAP)

     2000 Publisher: Aspenfair Music Inc. (ASCAP),
                        c/o CBS, Inc.,
                        of New York, NY
     
     Composition Date: 1967
     
     Copyright Date:
     Renewal   Date:

     Recording:
             CD: "Television's Greatest Hits, Vol. 4:
                     Black & White Classics" (1996)
                  TVT Records TVT 1600-2



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