Flagstad, Kirsten, 1895-1962.
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
- 75 sound tape reels : analog.
- 73 sound tape reels : analog, 7 1/2 ips, mono. ; 7 in.
- 2 sound tape reels : analog, 7 1/2 ips, mono. ; 5 in.
These tapes constitute a large portion of the noncommercial recordings collected by Flagstad of her own performances and interviews. Recordings originating fromNorway include Flagstad's farewell concert of December 12,1953, and fourteen tapes recorded privately at the Norwegian Broadcast Service in 1954 and 1958 featuring songs by Norwegian composers.
Interviews with Flagstad in the collection are as follows: On singing Wagner (BBC, June 28, 1950); Farewell interview (Danish State Radio, December 26, 1953); Recollections of Metropolitan Opera debut (Danish State Radio, February 2, 1960); Opening of the Norwegian National Opera (Norwegian Broadcasting Service, February 16, 1959).
Flagstad was a Norwegian soprano who achieved international recognition with her Metropolitan Opera debut on February 2, 1935.
Controlled Access Terms
- Flagstad, Kirsten, 1895-1962 -- Interviews.
- Operas -- Excerpts.
- Music -- Norway.
- Singers -- Interviews.
- Songs (High voice) with piano.
- Radio programs, Musical.
- Sound recordings.
Additional Creator Names
- Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)