Central City Opera House; Norman Thomas

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Side 1 contains a performance from the opening night of the tenth summer play festival of the Central City Opera House Association in Central City, Colorado on July 5, 1941. An Associated Press article from that date explains "For three weeks a cast recruited from New York's Metropolitan Opera Company, under the leadership of Robert Edmond Jones and Frank St. Leger, will present 'The Barber of Seville' and 'Orpheus and Eurydice' at the squat stone theater." This recording contains performances from Orpheus and Eurydice. Side 2 contains a speech by Norman Thomas of the Socialist Party of America.

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Central City Opera House Association (Central City, Colo.) 1941-07-05~.

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Side 1 contains a performance from the opening night of the tenth summer play festival of the Central City Opera House Association in Central City, Colorado on July 5, 1941. An Associated Press article from that date explains "For three weeks a cast recruited from New York's Metropolitan Opera Company, under the leadership of Robert Edmond Jones and Frank St. Leger, will present 'The Barber of Seville' and 'Orpheus and Eurydice' at the squat stone theater." This recording contains performances from Orpheus and Eurydice. Side 2 contains a speech by Norman Thomas of the Socialist Party of America.

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  • 1941-07-05~

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  • Aug. 12, 2019, 4:48 p.m.

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  • Aug. 15, 2019, 8:35 a.m.

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Central City Opera House Association (Central City, Colo.). Central City Opera House; Norman Thomas, audio recording, 1941-07-05~; (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1531954/: accessed April 9, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Music Library.