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The Chicago Theater Air

As War erupted on the European continent, there was a concern in America over the culture that was being lost, especially in the fine arts. The Chicago Theater of the Air was created to bring opera to the masses in the provincial heart land, preserving the art and serving listeners.

19 old time radio show recordings
available in the following formats:

1 MP3 CD
or
19 Audio CDs


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Play a sample episode from July 30, 1949:

"Music In The Air"



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About this Old Time Radio Show

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Drama-Opera-Musical (1940 - 55)

Chesterfield Ad 1940This unique old time radio show was created during the rising popularity of operas and dramas in the 1940s with an attempt to add high culture to American entertainment. The operas were sensitively translated into English and were supplemented by strong story dramas. The combination is quite successful and the show covered a variety of operas such as Madame Butterfly, The Vagabond King, The Merry Widow and many others. The show was 60 minutes long as the creators prided themselves in utilizing the complete music and intended plot for each opera.

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These classic recordings are available in the following formats:
  • MP3 CDs are delivered by mail. These archival quality MP3 CDs are playable in your computer and many MP3 player devices.



    19 recordings on 1 MP3 CD for just $5.00
    total playtime 19 hours, 44 min
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      19 shows - total playtime 19 hours 44 minutes
      1. Chicago Theater Of The Air 400516 Student Prince.mp3
      2. Chicago Theater Of The Air 401012 Chocolate Soldier.mp3
      3. Chicago Theater Of The Air 470531 Great Waltz.mp3
      4. Chicago Theater Of The Air 490730 'Music in the Air'.mp3
      5. Chicago Theater Of The Air 490806 'None But the Lonely H.mp3
      6. Chicago Theater Of The Air 490813 'Two Grenadiers'.mp3
      7. Chicago Theater Of The Air 491022 The Mikado.mp3
      8. Chicago Theater Of The Air 491029 The Pink Lady.mp3
      9. Chicago Theater Of The Air 491105 The Chocolate Soldier.mp3
      10. Chicago Theater Of The Air 491112 Madame Butterfly.mp3
      11. Chicago Theater Of The Air 491119 The Gondoliers.mp3
      12. Chicago Theater Of The Air 491126 The Vagabond King.mp3
      13. Chicago Theater Of The Air 491203 The Countess Maritza.mp3
      14. Chicago Theater Of The Air 491210 Mignon.mp3
      15. Chicago Theater Of The Air 491217 Hansel and Gretel.mp3
      16. Chicago Theater Of The Air 491231 The Merry Widow.mp3
      17. Chicago Theater Of The Air 500304 No, No, Nanette.mp3
      18. Chicago Theater Of The Air 500429 Bittersweet.mp3
      19. Chicago Theater Of The Air 500506 The Gypsy Princess.mp3
  • MP3 downloads are available instantly after purchase!



    19 recordings on 1 MP3 Collection Download for just $5.00
    total playtime 19 hours, 44 min
    Add MP3 Collection to Cart

    Click here to see disc contents


      19 shows - total playtime 19 hours 44 minutes
      1. Chicago Theater Of The Air 400516 Student Prince.mp3
      2. Chicago Theater Of The Air 401012 Chocolate Soldier.mp3
      3. Chicago Theater Of The Air 470531 Great Waltz.mp3
      4. Chicago Theater Of The Air 490730 'Music in the Air'.mp3
      5. Chicago Theater Of The Air 490806 'None But the Lonely H.mp3
      6. Chicago Theater Of The Air 490813 'Two Grenadiers'.mp3
      7. Chicago Theater Of The Air 491022 The Mikado.mp3
      8. Chicago Theater Of The Air 491029 The Pink Lady.mp3
      9. Chicago Theater Of The Air 491105 The Chocolate Soldier.mp3
      10. Chicago Theater Of The Air 491112 Madame Butterfly.mp3
      11. Chicago Theater Of The Air 491119 The Gondoliers.mp3
      12. Chicago Theater Of The Air 491126 The Vagabond King.mp3
      13. Chicago Theater Of The Air 491203 The Countess Maritza.mp3
      14. Chicago Theater Of The Air 491210 Mignon.mp3
      15. Chicago Theater Of The Air 491217 Hansel and Gretel.mp3
      16. Chicago Theater Of The Air 491231 The Merry Widow.mp3
      17. Chicago Theater Of The Air 500304 No, No, Nanette.mp3
      18. Chicago Theater Of The Air 500429 Bittersweet.mp3
      19. Chicago Theater Of The Air 500506 The Gypsy Princess.mp3
  • Standard Audio CDs are delivered by mail on archival quality media with up to 60 minutes on each CD and play in all CD players



    19 recordings on 19 Audio CDs
    total playtime 19 hours, 44 min

    Disc A001

    1. Chicago Theater Of The Air 400516 Student Prince

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    Disc A002

    1. Chicago Theater Of The Air 401012 Chocolate Soldier

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    Disc A003

    1. Chicago Theater Of The Air 470531 Great Waltz

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    Disc A004

    1. Chicago Theater Of The Air 490730 'Music in the Air'

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    Disc A005

    1. Chicago Theater Of The Air 490806 'None But the Lonely H

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    Disc A006

    1. Chicago Theater Of The Air 490813 'Two Grenadiers'

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    Disc A007

    1. Chicago Theater Of The Air 491022 The Mikado

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    Disc A008

    1. Chicago Theater Of The Air 491029 The Pink Lady

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    Disc A009

    1. Chicago Theater Of The Air 491105 The Chocolate Soldier

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    Disc A010

    1. Chicago Theater Of The Air 491112 Madame Butterfly

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    Disc A011

    1. Chicago Theater Of The Air 491119 The Gondoliers

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    Disc A012

    1. Chicago Theater Of The Air 491126 The Vagabond King

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    Disc A013

    1. Chicago Theater Of The Air 491203 The Countess Maritza

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    Disc A014

    1. Chicago Theater Of The Air 491210 Mignon

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    Disc A015

    1. Chicago Theater Of The Air 491217 Hansel and Gretel

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    Disc A016

    1. Chicago Theater Of The Air 491231 The Merry Widow

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    Disc A017

    1. Chicago Theater Of The Air 500304 No, No, Nanette

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    Disc A018

    1. Chicago Theater Of The Air 500429 Bittersweet

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    Disc A019

    1. Chicago Theater Of The Air 500506 The Gypsy Princess

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