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Evening at Pops; Chieftains And Burgess Meredith, The

Evening At Pops 1991 #1403 The Chieftains

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Evening at Pops
Chieftains And Burgess Meredith, The
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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

The Chieftains join the Boston Pops for an evening of great Irish melodies. In a program that also features a guest appearance by actor Burgess Meredith, Ireland's most celebrated band offers the unique brand of music they've been playing for 25 years. The six-man group, led by master of the uilleann pipes Paddy Moloney, perform selections from their film scores for "Treasure Island" and "Tristan and Isolde," as well as "Planxty Mozart" ("Here's to Mozart" in Gaelic.)

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Performance for a Live Audience
Dangel, Susan (Series Producer)
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APA: Evening at Pops; Chieftains And Burgess Meredith, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7BBDF3E18E6D43239821CB5E2B123451
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