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Evening at Pops; Rich Little

06/06/1982

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Series
Evening at Pops
Program
Rich Little
Program Number

4002

Series Description

Taped shows of the Boston Pops. First telecast on WGBH in June 1957; Arthur Fiedler conducting at MIT Kresge Auditorium. Premiered nationally July 5, 1970, performances at Symphony Hall. Series release date: 1970

Program Description

A stage full of familiar personalities is rolled into one in the person of impressionist Rich Little who offers "Jimmy Stewart" as the narrator, "Johnny Carson" as Peter, "Carol Channing" as the Duck, "Richard Nixon" as the Wolf and "Ronald Reagan" as Grandfather in Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf. Also included is the world premiere of Ragomania by William Bolcom.

Duration

00:61:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Performance for a Live Audience
Topics
Music
Creators
Dangel, Susan (Series Producer)
Citation
Chicago: “Evening at Pops; Rich Little,” 06/06/1982, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 10, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_65C6FD5E75154872B8A949ED55793FFA.
MLA: “Evening at Pops; Rich Little.” 06/06/1982. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 10, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_65C6FD5E75154872B8A949ED55793FFA>.
APA: Evening at Pops; Rich Little. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_65C6FD5E75154872B8A949ED55793FFA
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