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30th Anniversary: A Celebration In Song (#2809)

Over the course of some 600 programs, one of the ongoing highlights of GREAT PERFORMANCES has been a diversity of song - songs from opera, Broadway, popular music, jazz and American folk. Consequently, GP's archive of performance specials has resulted in a historic record of some of the world's leading contemporary performers in their prime. In addition, several Dance in America programs have been based on the work of celebrated choreographers who have taken their inspiration from both popular and traditional song. In this 30th anniversary celebration, GREAT PERFORMANCES looks back at some of the series' most thrilling moments in music and dance. [86 minutes] Closed Captioning

This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.

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Information For Teachers

Grade Levels
10-12+
Curricular Areas
The Arts
Series Length
248 episodes
Average Episode Length
97 minutes
Record Rights
Sch/until 3/24/16; ncc; simul. ;7-day cached rights
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