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Children’s Circle; Christmas Story: Karl Orff

12/14/1954

Note: paper label overwritten ORFF, not for broadcast


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Series
Children’s Circle
Program
Christmas Story: Karl Orff
Program Number

77

Series Description

Daily children's radio series hosted by Nancy Harper (later Creshkoff) of the Nursery Training School, Tufts College. The series, aimed at 3-5 year olds, featured songs, storytelling, and other activities, and was originally conceived as a series based on educational principles and proven teaching methods. Unique for its time and in a marked departure from other children's programs of the day that had little educational merit.

Series was produced from 1951-1955, by different producers including: Ralph Tangney, Jack Summerfield, and Ray Wilding-White. Initially referred to as "Children's Corner" in WGBH Program Guide for week of 10/7/1951. Series release date: 10/8/1951

Program Description

Daily children's radio series hosted by Nancy Harper (later Creshkoff) of the Nursery Training School, Tufts College. The series, aimed at 3-5 year olds, featured songs, storytelling, and other activities, and was originally conceived as a series based on educational principles and proven teaching methods. Unique for its time and in a marked departure from other children's programs of the day that had little educational merit.

Series was produced from 1951-1955, by different producers including: Ralph Tangney, Jack Summerfield, and Ray Wilding-White. Initially referred to as "Children's Corner" in WGBH Program Guide for week of 10/7/1951.

Duration

00:28:30

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Audio

Genres
Educational
Children's
Citation
Chicago: “Children’s Circle; Christmas Story: Karl Orff,” 12/14/1954, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 7, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_6D2C90BBEBA248C5BAC59A4A595CDF02.
MLA: “Children’s Circle; Christmas Story: Karl Orff.” 12/14/1954. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 7, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_6D2C90BBEBA248C5BAC59A4A595CDF02>.
APA: Children’s Circle; Christmas Story: Karl Orff. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_6D2C90BBEBA248C5BAC59A4A595CDF02
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