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1. radiOM.org - A Day at Creed’s: An Original Comic Opera [5.076% Popularity: 0.00000]
A Day at Creed’s: An Original Comic Opera Listen Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 70 min Event Type: Music Additional Media Files (click to view) From a series of old 78 rpm discs, this is a recording of “A Day at Creed’s” a comic opera by James Cahill (libretto) and Gordon Cyr (music). The work, and its origins, are described in an essay by Cahill, from which is taken the following excerpts: A close friend during my late high school and early U.C. Berkeley years was the composer Gordon Cyr, who later taught at Tyson State U. in Baltimore and died recently. We came together with other music lovers often to play records (exciting then, when not everything was available) and talk about music. The two of us, from high school on, made grand plans for musicals and operas, using my literary talents for the libretti and Gordon's compositional gifts for the music. By 1949, when I was back from the Army and working toward a B.A. in Oriental Languages at Berkeley, also producing a weekly rare-record program on Radi...
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