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Evening at Pops; Americana Night With Marian Anderson


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Evening at Pops
Americana Night With Marian Anderson
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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

Some rousing tunes and thoughts for Independence Day with the New England Conservatory Chorus, plus a Pops medley of favorites. But the his point of the evening is Aaron Copland's Lincoln Portrait narrated by the Lady from Philadelphia, Marian Anderson.



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Performance for a Live Audience
Dangel, Susan (Series Producer)
Chicago: “Evening at Pops; Americana Night With Marian Anderson,” 06/24/1974, GBH Archives, accessed January 29, 2022,
MLA: “Evening at Pops; Americana Night With Marian Anderson.” 06/24/1974. GBH Archives. Web. January 29, 2022. <>.
APA: Evening at Pops; Americana Night With Marian Anderson. Boston, MA: GBH Archives. Retrieved from
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