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Subject: Re: Helen Traubel reissue
From: Bob Rideout <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Bob Rideout <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Sat, 19 Aug 2017 18:57:29 +0000
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The Tristan broadcast was on 21 March 1953, and it was a very significant
performance - it was Helen Traubel's Met farewell!

Bob

On Sat, Aug 19, 2017 at 2:46 PM ANGELO MAMMANO <[log in to unmask]>
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> This brings to mind Traubel's appearance on the Ed Sullivan show
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> when she deadpanned "I hope that you will bear with me while I sing
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> a folk song from my native land". Or close to that.  She then of course
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> launched into "St. Louis Woman", with all your diamond rings...
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> She had a great sense of humor.
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> Another tidbit:  she was the Isolde on the broadcast when Bing had
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> decided to interrupt the beginning music from Act 2 to announce to
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> the audience that the performance would go on but unless there were
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> more contributions coming in, the company might have to close its
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> doors.  I am remembering this as coming from many years ago so
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> don't quote me on his exact words.  The conductor was Stiedry and the
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> tenor was Svanholm.
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> Angelo from Boston
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> Angelo from Boston
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> >     On August 19, 2017 at 10:21 AM Michael Delos <[log in to unmask]>
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> >     Should include "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" - surreal:
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