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Say Brother; Moment for Music, A; Hilda Harris performs Bizet's The Segadilla

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03/04/1977

In this clip Hilda Harris, a mezzo-soprano with the New York City Opera performs "The Segadilla", an aria from the second act of Carmen by Georges Bizet, in the Say Brother studio. Musical accompaniment is provided by pianist Fredericka King. Overall in the program, host Tanya Hart speaks with Hilda Harris, mezzo-soprano for the New York City Opera, about her upcoming performance at the Berklee Performance Center in Boston. Program includes studio performances by Harris of "This Little Light of Mine" (by John Work) and "The Segadilla" (an aria from the second act of Carmen by Georges Bizet) with the musical accompaniment of pianist Fredericka King. Additional segments include an encore presentation of Hart's interview with Manuel Gonzalez (of the group Opera 76) and Wendell English (representing Concerts in Black and White), and a performance by tenor Carlos Santana. Program includes the "Community Calendar." Produced by Barbara Barrow. Directed by Conrad White.


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Series
Say Brother
Program
Moment for Music, A
Program Number

718

Title

Hilda Harris performs Bizet's The Segadilla

Series Description

Say Brother is WGBH's longest running public affairs television program by, for and about African Americans, and is now known as Basic Black. Since its inception in 1968, Say Brother has featured the voices of both locally and nationally known African American artists, athletes, performers, politicians, professionals, and writers including: Muhammad Ali, Maya Angelou, Thomas Atkins, Amiri Baraka, Doris Bunte, Julian Bond, Stokely Carmichael, Louis Farrakhan, Nikki Giovanni, Odetta Gordon, Henry Hampton, Benjamin Hooks, Jesse Jackson, Hubie Jones, Mel King, Eartha Kitt, Elma Lewis, Haki Madhubuti, Wallace D. Muhammad, Charles Ogletree, Babatunde Olatunji, Byron Rushing, Owusu Sadaukai, and Sonia Sanchez. Series release date: 7/15/1968

Program Description

Host Tanya Hart speaks with Hilda Harris, mezzo-soprano for the New York City Opera, about her upcoming performance at the Berklee Performance Center in Boston. Program includes studio performances by Harris of "This Little Light of Mine" (by John Work) and "The Segadilla" (an aria from the second act of Carmen by Georges Bizet) with the musical accompaniment of pianist Fredericka King. Additional segments include an encore presentation of Hart's interview with Manuel Gonzalez (of the group Opera 76) and Wendell English (representing Concerts in Black and White), and a performance by tenor Carlos Santana. Program includes the "Community Calendar."

Asset Type

Clip

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Opera 76
Nela (opera)
African American women
Harris, Hilda
Gonzalez, Manuel
Opera
English, Wendell
Concerts in Black and White - Boston - Massachusetts
Santana, Carlos
African American singers
Bridgetower String Quartet
Genres
Magazine
Topics
Race and Ethnicity
Creators
Barrow-Murray, Barbara (Producer)
White, Conrad (Director)
Moore, Melvin (Associate Producer)
Contributors
Buccheri, Ron (Switcher)
Marshall, Carolyn (Production Secretary)
Morton, Wil (Audio)
Merhar, Milan (Videotape Recordist)
Wilson, Bob (Camera)
Sullivan, John L. (Lighting)
Johnson, Lenita (Intern)
Stewart, Aubrey (Video)
Hill, Rebecca (Fashion Consultant)
Clarke, Brian (Assistant To The Producer)
Horne, Danny (Intern)
Kane, Pat (Videotape Editor)
Hart, Tanya (Host)
Chigas, Basil (Stage Manager)
Kramer, Sharon (Graphic Designer)
Jones, Vickie (Guest Producer)
Songai, Jahid (Intern)
Valdes, Mario (Researcher)
Mahard, Fran (Scenic Design)
Yang, Eileen (Researcher)
Lane, Frank (Camera)
Smith, Kathy (Post Production Switcher)
Cross, June (Production Assistant)
MacKnight, John (Videotape Editor)
Publication Information
WGBH Educational Foundation
Citation
Chicago: “Say Brother; Moment for Music, A; Hilda Harris performs Bizet's The Segadilla,” 03/04/1977, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 9, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_45685BFA7CAE4A01A85641F8CDD3DC61.
MLA: “Say Brother; Moment for Music, A; Hilda Harris performs Bizet's The Segadilla.” 03/04/1977. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 9, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_45685BFA7CAE4A01A85641F8CDD3DC61>.
APA: Say Brother; Moment for Music, A; Hilda Harris performs Bizet's The Segadilla. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_45685BFA7CAE4A01A85641F8CDD3DC61
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