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Evening at Pops; Arthur Fiedler: Just Call Me Maestro

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Evening at Pops
Arthur Fiedler: Just Call Me Maestro
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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

Originally aired as a special in 1979, repeated on Evening At Pops in 1994. This program marks the centennial of legendary conductor Arthur Fiedler's birth with an encore presentation of "Arthur Fiedler: Just Call Me Maestro." This award-winning documentary profiles "Mr. Pops," who gave shape to the Boston Pops Orchestra and brought it national attention during his 50-year tenure as its conductor.

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Broadcast program

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Performance for a Live Audience
Dangel, Susan (Series Producer)
Chicago: “Evening at Pops; Arthur Fiedler: Just Call Me Maestro,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed January 24, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_AC295355C4044CC7BED685F140085DC3.
MLA: “Evening at Pops; Arthur Fiedler: Just Call Me Maestro.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. January 24, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_AC295355C4044CC7BED685F140085DC3>.
APA: Evening at Pops; Arthur Fiedler: Just Call Me Maestro. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_AC295355C4044CC7BED685F140085DC3
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