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Series
Hall of song: The 'Met,' 1883-1966
Episode
1920 Through 1921
Producing Organization
WBUR (Radio station : Boston, Mass.)
Contributing Organization
University of Maryland (College Park, Maryland)
AAPB ID
cpb-aacip/500-gt5fgh6d
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Description
Episode Description
1920 -1921. Tragedy strikes during a performance of Elisir d'Amore in Brooklyn and signals the end of Caruso's career. Rosa Ponselle, Giuseppe Bamboschek and Bruno Zirato recall his death.
Other Description
Documentary series on history of the Metropolitan Opera Company ("The Met") in its original home at Broadway and 39th Street in New York. "The Met" closed its old location on April 16, 1966. Series includes interviews and rare recordings of noted performers.
Broadcast Date
1966-12-20
Topics
Performing Arts
History
Media type
Sound
Duration
00:27:41
Credits
Host: Cross, Milton, 1897-1975
Host: Kastendieck, Miles
Interviewee: Zirato, Bruno
Interviewee: Ponselle, Rosa, 1897-1981
Interviewee: Bamboschek, Giuseppe
Performer: Caruso, Enrico, 1873-1921
Producer: Calhoun, Richard
Producing Organization: WBUR (Radio station : Boston, Mass.)
AAPB Contributor Holdings
University of Maryland
Identifier: 66-41-15 (National Association of Educational Broadcasters)
Format: 1/4 inch audio tape
Duration: 00:27:30
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Citations
Chicago: “Hall of song: The 'Met,' 1883-1966; 1920 Through 1921,” 1966-12-20, University of Maryland, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (GBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC, accessed October 24, 2021, http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-500-gt5fgh6d.
MLA: “Hall of song: The 'Met,' 1883-1966; 1920 Through 1921.” 1966-12-20. University of Maryland, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (GBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Web. October 24, 2021. <http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-500-gt5fgh6d>.
APA: Hall of song: The 'Met,' 1883-1966; 1920 Through 1921. Boston, MA: University of Maryland, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (GBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Retrieved from http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-500-gt5fgh6d