Scope and arrangement
The collection consists of excerpts of twenty-five consecutive programs, broadcast weekly from April 28, 1946 to September 13, 1946. The selections are sung in English and introduced with a brief explanation of the plot context.
Thomas Scherman served as conductor for the entire series. Noteworthy singers include Natalie Bodanya, John Brownlee, Eugene Conley, Norman Cordon, Todd Duncan, Dorothy Kirsten, Charles Kullman, Brenda Lewis, Martha Lipton, Ann McKnight, Ray Middleton, Mona Paulee, Eleanor Steber, Lawrence Tibbett, Richard Tucker, and Claramae Turner.