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Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Lost and Found Teddy Bear Opera

Let's wrap up this "Won't You Be My Neighbor Day" with a special treat. Here's a look at the 1969 opera, The Lost and Found Teddy Bear.

Original Air Date: April 25, 1969

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Steven Simmons said...

I think this is the only Opera where everyone has a part, even the Trolley.

TL said...

Most everyone. Surprisingly there's no Lady Elaine in this one.

Anonymous said...

It's interesting how these early operas didn't use the elaborate sets that we've seen in later years. It looks like they utilize the existing NOM set with a few extra props.

Is the music more or less on par with that of the later operas?

TL said...

The music is a little less elaborate than in the later operas. Take into account the less-detailed sets for these early operas. The music is much the same. (in my opinion, at least)